Shatta Wale – Fear Mi
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 singles are “Dancehall King”, “My level” and “We taking over”.
His was adjudged the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with the song “Dancehall King”.
Wale is also an actor who appeared in the films Never Say Never, The trial of Shatta Wale and Shattered Lives. Wale’s 2004 recording “Moko Hoo” was nominated for a Ghana Music Award.
In 2014, he peaked to number 38 on E.tv‘s “Top 100 Most Influential Ghanaian” Awards chart. He has since then appeared on the chart every year.
Shatta was ranked “Most Influential Musician” on social media in 2017. He made a record-setting as a dancehall artist to have won 11 awards at the 2019 3 Music Awards ceremony.
He was the first Ghanaian to organize a digital concert on YouTube which was dubbed the Faith Concert. The concert was organized to bring hope to Ghanaians and his global audience at large during the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Wale was selected by The Ministry of Communications, Ghana, alongside Highlife musician Kuami Eugene as the headline artistes for the COVID-19 app virtual launch concert held on Monday April 13, 2020. On Saturday 17 October 2020, he threw a massive birthday party, which saw attendance by family and friends at his East Legon residence to mark his 36th birthday.