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Music of Friday, 16 March 2018

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Shatta Wale in Chicago for IRAWMA 2018

Controversial dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, known in showbiz as Shatta Wale is in Chicago for the 2018 International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA).

The ‘Taking Over’ hitmaker will receive the award for his outstanding contributions to reggae music in Ghana and at the global level.

The musician on Friday morning tweeted “Chicago for #IRAWMA and start #THEREIGN album video shoots. watch out Ghana, Africa and the World...#champioooon #Zylofon #bossbaker #SM #StormEnergyDrink #SolashEnt #Asuoden #LBE Z 4 #ZYLOFON #ZYLOFONMEDIA #ZYLOFONMUSIC #ZYLOFONSHATTAS #SHATTAMOVEMENT”

Since its inception in 1982, IRAWMA has acknowledged and honoured the accomplishments and contributions of reggae and world music artistes, including songwriters, performers, promoters, and musicians.

Shatta Wale was adjudged the best African song and entertainer at the 2016 edition of the International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA).

The event is slated for Sunday, March 18 at the Logan Center for Arts, University of Chicago, Illinois.