Samini Blasts Shatta Wale After Mocking #PlayGhana Advocates

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Reggae dancehall artiste, Samini has replied to Shatta Wale’s comment after he took to social media to make a joke out of the #PlayGhana campaign.

It was gathered that Shatta Wale mocked the pioneers of the movement on why they wanted to ban foreign music in Ghana.

Briefly, after the Creative Arts Agency, the leaders of the #PlayGhana campaign led by Ms Gyankromah Akufo-Addo held a press conference to clear all misconceptions surrounding the campaign, Shatta Wale took to his official X (formerly Twitter) page, to question the intentions and feasibility of the campaign.

In his post, he asked why the advocates want to ban foreign music.

“How can you say you deh ban foreign music. Eeiiiiiii… We know how to Ban papa. Small time dem go ban Foos for kantamanto,” Shatta Wale’s post on X read.

Another post on X read; “I just woke up to tell you, you can’t fight foreign music. Their 10% music will overshadow the whole of Ghana. Country with so much jealousy when it’s not them on the frontline. You see how poverty deh worry your artiste with nonesense suggestion. It’s poverty, my guy.”

Responding to Shatta Wale, Samini questioned if it’s wrong for creatives to appeal for more local content on their airwaves.

According to him, Shatta Wale is only hurt because #PlayGhana was not his suggestion.

“Bro Lol. Ghana has become a spotlight over the last few years and this is not ending anytime soon. What’s wrong with creatives appealing for more local content on our airwaves? Who does this hurt? So if it’s not your suggestion then it’s nonsense eeh lol. Shut up I beg” Shatta Wale’s post on X read.