SHATTA WALE WAS PAID 80K GHC FOR HIS PERFORMANCE AT NDC CAMPAIGN LUNCH IN TAMALE
Self-acclaimed Dancehall King Shatta Wale born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, has arrived in Tamale ahead of his performance at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Tamale Central Constituency Campaign Launch on Saturday October 1, 2016.
The musician whose “Mahama Paper” has been adopted as the official campaign song of the NDC, was met on arrival at the Tamale airport by supporters of the party ahead of his performance later today to launch the reelection bid of the Minister for Roads and Highways Alhaji Innusah Fuseini.
It will be the first time the musician will be performing on a campaign platform ever since his song was adopted by the NDC as its official campaign song after the first couple used it at the manifesto launch in Sunyani to exhibit splendid dance moves.
Earlier this week, the ward winning dancehall artist described the use of his ‘Mahama Paper’ song as the official campaign song of NDC as one of God’s many miracles.
According to him, he couldn’t have had a better person endorsing his song than the President of Ghana which is a big boost to his musical career.
“I’ve not sold the song, as for me Shatta, I’m doing my job…for instance if the NPP calls on me to perform at their function I will do that, if the NDC also calls on me, I’ll do same but I will not do that to endorse any political party, or ask my fans to vote for this party or that one because the votes lie with the people, they will decide.”
He added: “The use of my song as the official campaign song of the NDC is one of the miracles of God. If I’ve played a song and the President who is ruling Ghana is using it for his campaign then I don’t have a problem with that. In the same way the NPP can also get a song that they will use to do their campaign. This should tell everyone that my fans are not only on the street or the radio presenters but I have fans when it comes to the political industry. So if Mahama is using it for his campaign…the reward comes from God, so we leave everything to God.”