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(Ghana) Shatta Wale Achieves Stadium Status in Cape Coast

Shatta Wale, King of DanceHall!

About 15,000 people stormed the venue and were entertained at the Cape Coast stadium, with hundreds left watching from outside the gate.

Arguably described as the man of the moment in Ghana’s, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known in showbiz as Shatta Wale, made history in Cape Coast when he thrilled thousands of music lovers at the Cape Coast Stadium last Saturday.

As late as 11:30pm, hundreds of people were spotted in queue trying to secure tickets to enter the stadium in anticipation of an extraordinary show.

Ekow Simpson, a blogger with Cape360 told 3News Shatta Wale has proved he is indeed the man of the moment and has set a high bar in Cape coast as far as the his performance is concerned.

Performances by some Cape Coast-based artistes including Okotor Perry, Kaphun and Boogy Wenzday opened the show with great performances. Other big artistes like Pop Skinny and Medikal took over the stage to  give an energetic performance.

At about 2:00am Sunday, when Shatta Wale mounted the stage, the crowd went haywire amidst screaming and shouts of ‘dancehall king ‘.

A popular local radio presenter-cum-event organiser, Candyman described the concert as the biggest to happen in the Cape Coast metropolis in recent time.

Shatta Wale started his one and half-hour performance with some of his old hit songs through to his latest hits, ‘Mahama paper‘, ‘Kakai‘, and ‘chop kiss‘ among others that have been ruling the airwaves in recent times.

At the end of his performance, he expressed gratitude to the people of Cape Coast for the massive show of support which made his performance a success, and promised come back again.

Pope Skinny was also at the show, but Yaa Pono and Nii Funny who were both at the venue did not perform because they showed up late.

Before Shatta Wale started his performance, he announced that he had told all the Police men at the venue to wait outside, because ‘ghetto’ men don’t deal with police.

Critics who monitored social media platforms agreed, this event has received massive compliments and placed Cape Coast on the music map and it’ also validates Shatta Wale’s stardom status.

Shatta Wale wasreportedly  paid $60,000 (GHS272,000) by Solash Entertainment for his Headlining performance.

One of the  highlights of the show was when an anonymous person took one of the microphones and said ‘Shatta Wale your mother’ right after the superstar started his performance. This angered the Dancehall King who in reply asked the coward to come out and face him.

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