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Monday, January 11, 2016

What a night! Shatta Wale was paid $40,000 for 5 minute performance at Glo-CAF Awards

Ghanaian dancehall sensation, Shatta Wale, has revealed just how much he made for his five-minute performance at the Glo-CAF Awards in Abuja last Thursday.
Shatta Wale, real name Charles Armah Mensah, was the first of a stellar ensemble to perform at the ‘African Oscars’ which was won by Gabon and Borussia Dortmund marksman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and has revealed he took a whopping $40 000 to the back for his energetic performance of hit single Reality.
Shatta Wale performed at the Glo-CAF Awards. Imgae: motion Ghana
Shatta Wale performed at the Glo-CAF Awards. Imgae: motion Ghana
Shatta made the revelation in an interview with Ghanaian broadcasters Adom FM where he recounted his experience at the awards.
“Apart from meeting other artists and talking about collabs, the money too was good. I got 40,000 dollars. Let me call it grand. I made 40,000 grand. When you are paid well like that, you respect what goes on because they work professionally.”
Watch his performance here:
Talking about his impressive display on the night, the ‘Everybody likes my Tin’ crooner added: “I don’t like pressure and on another level, people respect you when you act like a matured person. They invited four of my crew we came with six people so on another level they realized we as a team knew what we were doing”.
The Awards, hosted by South African on air personality Robert Marawa and Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim, featured the very best of African entertainment with the likes of D’Banj, Di’Ja and Korede Bello from Nigeria, Ahmed Soultan of Morocco, Malian legend Salif Keita, among others.
Source: Peace Fm Online