One of the most heard names in the Ghana music industry is Shatta Wale, It’s one that echoes constantly in the industry.
Controversy and Shatta Wale are a pair that are almost never apart. They make the news together.
Have you ever wondered what the name Shatta Wale really means?
The ‘Kakai’ hitmaker, speaking in an interview with Daniel Dadzie earlier today disclosed the meaning of his name.
According to him, Shatta simply means a serious person while Wale is an abbreviation of ‘World Acclaimed Lyrical Entertainer’
Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. on October 17, 1984, Shatta Wale has risen through the ranks to become one of the country’s prolific, most sort after artiste who has arguably the most largest fan-base in Ghana.
Formerly known as Bandana, he won the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.
By: Susan Amoako Agyemang