Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has dismissed tips that he deliberately marred the 20th version of the Vodafone Ghana New music Awards.
Though apologizing for the fracas that ensued amongst him and his arch-rival Stonebwoy at the awards, the dancehall act states he under no circumstances planned to spoil the Awards.
“Management of Shatta Wale wishes to render a honest apology to all patrons of the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Songs Awards (VGMA), viewers of the party all-around the earth, organizers of the awards, Charterhouse Productions, title sponsors, Vodafone Ghana and all Shatta Motion supporters around the world for the unlucky incident that took place during the not too long ago held VGMA,” he stated in a statement.
The statement added that “We further apologize for all the inconveniences caused on the evening and later on.”
The ‘My Level’ hitmaker described that in view of his motivation to the songs marketplace and the Awards he recognized a call from Charterhouse to sign up for forces to make the 20th version of the Awards a memorable just one.
“We want to condition that Shatta Wale recognized a contact from Charterhouse to join forces to make the 20th anniversary of the VGMA memorable and has about the interval shown his commitment to this study course by executing at the VGMA Nominees Jam in Kumasi and VGMA Expertise Concert at the Independence Sq.,” Shatta Wale discussed.
According to him, to even further push the awards, he “extensively campaigned for votes and promoted the anniversary celebration using his various social media platforms. It will be very illogical for him to intentionally act in a way to spoil and mar the very same celebration he has expended a whole lot of means to advertise and urged his admirers to attend. Shatta Wale meant no harm and considers this incident as unlucky.”
Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy ended up arrested by the law enforcement more than a brawl that erupted amongst their camps at the Awards on the morning of Sunday.
Pandemonium broke out shortly just after Stonebwoy was introduced the winner of ‘Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Yr when Shatta Wale and his staff were viewed going towards the phase, their intentions unclear.
Shatta Wale later on claimed that he was going on stage to congratulate Stonebwoy.
The two artistes were later released from mobile pending an overall look in courtroom.
Go through Shatta Wale’s statement under:
CLARIFICATION – Gatherings AT 20TH VODAFONE GHANA Audio AWARDS
Administration of Shatta Wale wishes to render a sincere apology to all patrons of the 20th version of the Vodafone Ghana Songs Awards (VGMA), viewers of the party all around the planet, organizers of the awards, Charterhouse Productions, title sponsors, Vodafone Ghana and all Shatta Motion fans around the globe for the unlucky incident that happened in the course of the not long ago held VGMA. We additional apologize for all the inconveniences caused on the night and afterwards.
As prepared and communicated to the organizers on the morning of the celebration, Shatta Wale was heading to sit among his supporters in the regular ticket segment of the auditorium. Owing to situation beyond the manage of the crew, Shatta Wale arrived at the venue soon after the party experienced started out and had been declared as winner of two classes (Reggae Dancehall Tune of the 12 months and Highlife Track of the 12 months). This accounted for Shatta Wale’s inability to obtain the awards he received himself.
Following the announcement of the winner of the Reggae Dancehall Musician of the 12 months class, Shatta Wale resolved to reposition to the VIP portion to fulfill his father and a dignitary who had questioned to see him. A member of his entourage then advised to him to be part of Stonebwoy on stage to congratulate him on his win in the spirit of unity, as he had done at the 2015 4Syte Audio Movie awards. He agreed and asked his stability staff to guide him onto the stage only to be fulfilled with confrontation instigated by Blakk Cedi, Supervisor of Stonebwoy.
We desire to condition that Shatta Wale acknowledged a call from Charterhouse to be a part of forces to make the 20th anniversary of the VGMA unforgettable and has around the period of time shown his commitment to this system by executing at the VGMA Nominees Jam in Kumasi and VGMA Experience Live performance at the Independence Square. Shatta Wale extensively campaigned for votes and promoted the anniversary celebration employing his numerous social media platforms. It will be quite illogical for him to intentionally act in a method to spoil and mar the very same function he has used a great deal of sources to advertise and urged his supporters to attend. Shatta Wale meant no hurt and considers this incident as unlucky.
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