The CEO of Charterhouse, organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Songs Award (VGMA), suggests she is upset at the dancehall/reggae artiste, Shatta Wale’s perform.
Theresa Ayoade stated she had fulfilled Shatta Wale’s personally and they had had discussions and hence expressed surprise at his conduct on Saturday.
“We’ve always given him a likelihood to reinvent and represent himself to us and some of these attempts have been thrown into our faces.
“So, it acquired to a stage that we took a stance and we stood by that stance for two several years just for the peace of brain [and] to sustain our grips with regard to the function,” she told News Desk on JOYNEWS channel, Monday.
Shatta Wale was banned in 2016 from the VGMA due to the fact he maligned the board of the awards scheme. The ban was only lifted this calendar year.
Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale clashed on stage when Stonebwoy was introduced the winner of Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year.
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In the ensuing confusion, Stonebwoy pulled a gun an action he spelled out later on in a press assertion as self-defence. The two were being subsequently arrested and detained.
This has still left the organisers astonished.
“This year, I created a personal hard work to get to out to him [Shatta Wale] and to engage a lot of these artistes on a just one-and-just one assembly to clarify to them what we had been executing. We also informed them what this party intended to the business and where by we are getting it even internationally.
“I had meal with him [Shatta Wale] and his demeanour was extremely different and he sounded apologetic about his earlier behaviours and promised to collaborate with us in all strategies,” she mentioned.
She reported true to Shatta’s words, he labored with them on the Nominee’s Jam in Kumasi wherever he and Stonebwoy all executed with no incident recorded.
“We did the similar at the Independence Square [Accra] for the VGMA Xperience where by once more they both equally executed and there was no concern, so we imagined that ‘okay we are finding there’.”
Law enforcement say they are yet to demand the two dancehall artistes following their arrests on Sunday.