Shatta Wale ‘smartly’ quits VGMAs before ban

Shatta Wale

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has announced that he will never ever be part of the Ghana Music Awards scheme again.

Shatta Wale is facing a charge of offensive conduct conducive to breach of peace while Stonebwoy has been charged with offensive conduct conducive to breach of peace and display of a firearm in public without permission.

The two were cautioned to be of good behaviour while the case is ongoing.

The scuffle on the stage last Saturday has been a subject of many conversations in the country as it has been widely reported in local and international media.

Upon sober reflections of events in recent times and having made broader consultations, I wish to announce that I will not be part of the Ghana Music Awards scheme going forward. God bless!,” the Gringo hitmaker posted on Facebook on Thursday, 23 May 2019 along with a picture of his bloody palm, suggesting he had made a blood oath.


Meanwhile, organizers of the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) Charterhouse Ghana Limited, have banned dancehall artistes Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy indefinitely from the annual Ghana Music Awards.

The ban was announced at a press conference the organizers of the awards held on Thursday May 23 morning in Accra to brief the press about the outcome organizers have taken. Amandzeba Nat Brew, chairman of the board giving the outcome after a meeting they had on Tuesday added that all awards the two musicians won on May 18 during the event are stripped of .

They further asked Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy to return all awards they won on the night.


Like it? Share with your friends!