Ghanaian award winning highlife singer, Akwaboah has disclosed how disrespectful Shatta Wale was when he revealed that Ghana has unique genre of music in his address to his fans.
If you can recall, on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, Dancehall musician, Shatta Wale revealed one of his major concerns pertaining to the Ghana music industry and what needs to be done to project our talents to the world.
In his State of the Industry Address, Shatta Wale urged that Ghanaian artistes need to identify a genre that can be attributed to all music works from Ghana.
Just as Jamaica is well known for Dancehall, Nigeria well known for Afrobeat, and Americans are known for Hippop, Shatta Wale revealed that he was asked in one of his meetings the kind of music Ghanaians do.
According to him, he only presented himself as a Dancehall artiste from Ghana but was quizzed about the kind of music Ghanaians are well known for.
Shatta Wale said in his address to his fans, that while he was in the US he met a number of business men who wanted the music identity of Ghana but couldn’t pick point one out.
Speaking to Abeiku Santana on Okay FM, Akwaboah stated that Ghanaians have always been known for Highlife and has been so since the beginning of music in Ghana.
According to Akwaboah this statement by Shatta Wale is very disrespectful to him and other high life livng legends.
When asked if Shatta Wale should render an apology to the highlife acts, Akwaboah revealed that he needs no apology from him.
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