DanceHall Music

Photo: Samini Lectures At University of Ghana Business School
Entertainment News & Gossip

Dance-hall Artiste, Samini over the weekend delivered a talk on “Celebrity brand Endorsement” at the University of Ghana Business School. The ‘Akye’ hit singer had the chance to interact and answer questions from students on issues such as endorsement of political parties. “I personally like to stay neutral because when you endorse a political party you endorse the party’s manifesto and become more or less like a mouthpiece of that political party and if the party promises something and fails...

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017
I want to collaborate with Shatta Wale – Phyno
Ghana Music

Nigerian musician, Phyno, has revealed in an interview how much of an honour it will be for him to work with Ghanaian dancehall act Shatta Wale. Speaking to Mr. Sqny of Melody FM 91.1 in Takoradi, he praised Shatta Wale, and said he working with him will be a dream project. “Ghanaians make great music and as a matter of fact am looking forward to working with Shatta Wale.” The fada fada musician added “When it comes to making good...

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Monday, 22 August 2016
Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy nominated for international reggae award
Entertainment News & Gossip

Ghanaian dancehall acts Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy Burniton have been nominated for this year’s International Reggae And World Music Awards slated for October this year. Other nominees include reggae/ dancehall heavyweights Tarrus Riley, Morgan Heritage, Sean Paul, Skip Marley and Major Lazer. The award scheme, which seeks to acknowledge and honor the accomplishments and contributions of reggae and world music artists, including: songwriters, performers, promoters and musicians saw a total of 160 nominations. This is Shatta Wale’s third...

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Tuesday, 16 August 2016
The Battle Lines are Drawn:Video – Shatta Wale is Stingy, Liar and a Thief – Chris Waddle
Entertainment News & Gossip

When friendships get sour drama always follows and the ‘Shattadrama’ has just started between Criss Waddle and Shatta Wale. Criss Waddle has disclosed to the world that Shatta Wale is not the warrior he claims to be after all and all his ‘puff pufff’ is a front to discredit other artiste and make himself larger than life. These and more surfaced in a video Criss Waddle put out to spell his disdain for his one time ‘bestie’. “Shatta dabbles in...

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Thursday, 14 April 2016
Video: Dancehall Art Stonebwoy undergoes successful knee surgery in Germany
Entertainment News & Gossip

Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has revealed that he has undergone a successful knee surgery. The ‘Go Higher’ hitmaker was involved in a fatal accident several years ago which led to the death of his twin brother and him limping. Performing at the MTN Pulse Friday, Stonebwoy said he will start walking normally in a few weeks after the successful surgery. “You noticed for the past weeks I wasn’t in Ghana. I went to Germany to do my leg…I want to...

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Monday, 07 March 2016
A Heart of Gratitude: I really enjoyed Nana Oye Lithur’s ‘Kakai’ performance – Shatta Wale
Ghana Celebrities

Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has applauded Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur’s performance of his hit song ‘Kakai’. The performance of the song by the minister was the highpoint of a plush 50th birthday bash held last Saturday. The party was at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra and was attended by family and friends. Some of the guests at the bash included her husband, Tony Lithur; Dzifa Abla Gomashie, Deputy Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts...

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Friday, 05 February 2016
We will see the Collabo in our Lifetime: Samini & Shatta Smoke Peace pipe
Entertainment News & Gossip

Award-winning Ghanaian dancehall artistes Samini and Shatta Wale have patched up their differences and promised to work together for the growth of the genre from this year. For years, the two waged what could pass as the fiercest war of words in Ghana’s music industry, over who is the ‘Dancehall King’ in Ghana. The war degenerated into personal attacks and it manifested in their music, on social media, on stage, and on air. Samini took the biggest of jabs from...

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Saturday, 23 January 2016
My Bold Struggles: Nobody wanted to Record or Work with me – Shatta Wale
Entertainment News & Gossip

He is loved and hated with equal measure but the story behind the man famed not only for his glory but his controversy in Ghana music is one of great determination and applied persistence. He started his young music career with borrowed name and identity-Doggy- a name he took in reverence of his favourite Dance Hall artiste at the time- Yoggy Doggy. Then he changed to Bandana- a name that shot him to fame after a single hit track. He...

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Friday, 22 January 2016
Confessions of an Enemy:  I love Shatta’s Kakai, It’s  a Banger – Samini
Entertainment News

Highgrade act Samini says he loves Shatta Wale’s Kakai song. According to him, the song is a banger and what makes a song a banger is its catchy hook which Shatta’s song has. “The song, Kakai is a nice song. I like it and it has catchy hooks and for me, that makes it a banger,” he said in an interview with Kafui Dey and Bassiwa on GhOne television. He went on to add that, in his rise to become...

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Thursday, 21 January 2016
I Didn’t Kill My Mother For BET Award – Stonebwoy
Entertainment News & Gossip

After Stonebwoy’s mother passed on last year, lots of people started circulating the news that he used his mum for his personal gains and that he winning the BET awards was as a result of the sacrifice he made by using his mum. They also claimed that after his mother’s departure, he has risen beyond reasonable measure within that short span. According to Stonebwoy, he can’t just take this news of he, killing his mum anymore and that the news...

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Tuesday, 19 January 2016