Shatta Wale’s successful Faith Concert has been duly followed by the release of the tracklist for his latest EP, Manacles of a Shatta.
The 6-track EP features tunes such as Big Toys, Street Nigga, Fan Fool, One Day, Stand Tuff and Book of Psalms.
Producers for this project include PAQ, Beatz Vampire and Beat Boy.
About Shatta Wale
Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., (born 17 October 1984) is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artist. He is known by his stage name Shatta Wale, formerly Bandana. His best-known song “Dancehall King”, led him to win the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Wale is also an actor, having appeared in the films Never Say Never, The trial of Shatta Wale and Shattered Lives.
Having achieved street credibility in a fairly undeveloped Ghanaian dancehall genre at the time, he achieved popularity with his 2004 single, “Moko Hoo”, which features Tinny. Then known in the industry as Bandana, the song earned Him a Ghana Music Awards nomination. There afterward, Bandana went missing in the music circus for nearly a decade until rebranding Himself in 2013. He began releasing music under a new name, Shatta Wale, under His record label (SM Records).
In 2014, he peaked at number 38 on E.tv‘s “Top 100 Most Influential Ghanaian” Awards chart. He has since appeared on the chart each year. He was ranked “Most Influential Musician” on social media in 2017. He won 8 awards at the 3music awards in 2019 and also the most awarded dancehall artist in Africa.