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Before I participate in the scheme, VGMA must come and see me – Shatta Wale

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Before I participate in the scheme, VGMA must come and see me - Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale, the biggest dancehall musician in Ghana, has stated that he will only participate in the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards scheme if the organisers make a move first.

According to him, the board should take a “kinder approach” so that both parties can negotiate and reach an agreement so that he can join the show.

Shatta Wale stated on Hitz FM’s U Say Wetin show, “VGMA is my ex-girlfriend, anytime they want to come back, I am here.” I believe they should take a nice approach because they are the ones organising this.”

The ‘On God’ singer told Hitz FM’s Prince Tsegah that “they should also find someone from the office to come and invite me to come on board, and it will be beautiful.”

When asked if he is extending an invitation to organisers he answered, “we should take this like that… We must realise that “united we stand, divided we fall.”

Before I participate in the scheme, VGMA must come and see me - Shatta Wale
Before I participate in the scheme, VGMA must come and see me – Shatta Wale

“I don’t have VGMA in my heart, and I don’t have any enemies there,” he continued. Simply put, things happen, and we move on.”

It will be remembered that in 2019, VGMA barred Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy from the scheme following a scuffle that marred the show’s 20th anniversary.

However, the ban was lifted in 2021, and Stonebwoy has been a part of the scheme since 2022. Shatta Wale, on the other hand, has yet to join the scheme.

Meanwhile, Charter House, the organisers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), has released the complete list of the 24 nominees of the various categories for the VGMA.

The categories were announced on March 18, 2023, on the award scheme’s various social media platforms.

Meanwhile, the award will be presented on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre.

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‘He’s a genius,’ Wyclef Jean compliments Stonebwoy following their meeting

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""A genius is someone who can drive a generation forward. And long after you've left. Can that generation continue to go forward? That is why I believe he is a genius. I've been watching him for a very long time. "He has moved Africa forward," he stated.

Wyclef Jean, a Haitian-American singer, has professed appreciation for Ghanaian dancehall performer Stonebwoy.

Wyclef Jean brought Stonebwoy to his New York residence when he was on his American tour.

In a social media video, Wyclef praised Stonebwoy for his huge contributions to African music, noting that “he is a genius.”


“Extremely gifted. Not even skill; how can I describe genius? Because I am a genius. I do not define genius. You are not everlasting, and you are following trends. That is not what makes you a genius.

“”A genius is someone who can drive a generation forward. And long after you’ve left. Can that generation continue to go forward?


That is why I believe he is a genius. I’ve been watching him for a very long time. “He has moved Africa forward,” he stated.

In another video, Stonebwoy is shown teaching Wyclef Jean about Waakye, a Ghanaian delicacy, while the two enjoy their lunch together.

Stonebwoy is now on a tour of America, Europe, and Australia, which will culminate with a show in Ghana’s Accra Sports Stadium.

The tour follows the release of his highly anticipated “Fifth Dimension” album.

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John Mahama, GHAMRO, supports K.K. Kabobo’s liver illness treatment

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Barima Kaakyire Agyemang stated this in a Facebook post. "After I shared the story of veteran musician K.K. Kabobo, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, the flag bearer of the NDC, donated GH5000 to him." God bless you, H.E. "The family is thankful," he wrote. During an interview with Hitz FM on February 27, K.K. Kabobo said that he received GH₵2000 from GHAMRO to fund his therapy. "GHAMRO was here and provided me GH2000 for medicine. Other Takoradi-based groups were also able to gather funds, which they contributed," he said.

K.K. Kabobo, a veteran Highlife performer, has received funding from former President John Mahama and the Ghana Music Rights Organisation for liver illness treatment.

K.K. Kabobo is now battling liver illness, and his health is failing.

Broadcaster Barima Kaakyire Agyemang, who visited the famed artist, shared the news on his Facebook page and asked for help with the musician’s treatment.


Following the news and requests for aid, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, donated GH5000 to the legendary artist.

Barima Kaakyire Agyemang stated this in a Facebook post.

“After I shared the story of veteran musician K.K. Kabobo, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, the flag bearer of the NDC, donated GH5000 to him.” God bless you, H.E. “The family is thankful,” he wrote.

During an interview with Hitz FM on February 27, K.K. Kabobo said that he received GH₵2000 from GHAMRO to fund his therapy.


“GHAMRO was here and provided me GH2000 for medicine. Other Takoradi-based groups were also able to gather funds, which they contributed,” he said.

The veteran musician requested further help, claiming that he pays GH3000 for hospital tests and medicines each time.

The general public may also help the veteran musician by donating to the number 0242112136 under the name Kobbena Kwakye Kabobo.

K.K. Kabobo is a well-known highlife artist whose most popular songs include ‘Onyame Ahu Wo’, ‘Nyatse Nyatse Girl’, and ‘Running Away’.

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Lil Win releases video of Ramsey Nouah, Victor Osuagwu, and Charles Awurum filming on set

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The John and John actor shared the joy on his Facebook page, posting a small video of Ramsey Nouah, Victor Osuagwu, and Charles Awurum dressed as law enforcement agents on the scene. At the time of this article, the 14-second clip, captioned "A very big movie is coming," had received over 17,000 likes and 1000 comments.

Ghanaian actor. Kwadwo Nkansah, also known as Lil Win, has posted a video on social media depicting Nollywood actors Ramsey Nouah, Victor Osuagwu, and Charles Awurum at a filming site in Ghana.

The trio is part of a star-studded ensemble filming sequences for Lil Win’s highly anticipated film, “A Country Called Ghana,” in a small village in the Ashanti region.

The John and John actor shared the joy on his Facebook page, posting a small video of Ramsey Nouah, Victor Osuagwu, and Charles Awurum dressed as law enforcement agents on the scene.

At the time of this article, the 14-second clip, captioned “A very big movie is coming,” had received over 17,000 likes and 1000 comments.

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