Celebrity beef is an in thing in the Ghana entertainment industry, but the one between Dance Hall King Shatta Wale and his colleague, Stonebwoy appears to be the mostly hyped. For sometime now, almost every Ghanaian music lover and some other fans outside the country who know Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy believe the duo never cross paths.
The two musicians who both specialized in Dance Hall have also on several occasions, through their attitudes or comments about each other, stamped the widespread belief that they are strong rivals.
However, a recent development has cancelled out all the ‘beefy’ outlooks, beliefs and rumours. A twitter conversation between Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy following the former’s visit to the presidency has simply made it clear that the ‘beef thing’ between them is a mere facade – a complete hoax! This is how…
Recall that ahead of Shatta Wale’s 33rd birthday, he tweeted President Nana Akufo-Addo, informing him about his day, and asking what the president would offer him. In response to the tweet on his birthday, Nana Addo suggested the Dance Hall King pays him a visit at the Flagstaff House.
Shatta Wale honoured the invitation and paid the President a visit at the seat of government yesterday being Wednesday, November ]. Following the visit, President Akufo-Addo tweeted:
“The “Dancehall King”, @shattawalegh, was at the Presidency this afternoon to pay me a visit, after my invitation to him, on his birthday.”
— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) November 1, 2017
Reacting to the tweet, fellow Dance Hall star, Stonebwoy took to his official twitter handle to congratulate Shatta Wale. He also asked the President when he will be paying his own visit, while seeking Shatta’s opinion.
@shattawalegh 4 Taking TheKey To The Nation! #SuperProud @NAkufoAddo May I pls Know When To Come 4 Mine or Shatta You say Wetin?
Shatta quickly replied, urging Stonebwoy to also pay Nana Addo a visit so as to collect his own ‘share’. In addition, the SM leader said he told the President about something he previously discussed with Stonebwoy! He wrote:
“Chale bro no waste time ooo ..Go take yours you deserve it too …i told him what we talked about ..we good star!!!”
Chale bro no waste time ooo ..Go take yours you deserve it too …i told him what we talked about ..we good star!!!
— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) November 1, 2017
That Stonebwoy congratulated Shatta Wale, or that Shatta replied his tweet is not the point here ‘cos they’ve been doing similar things in the past. After all Stonebwoy also sent birthday wishes to the ‘Kakai’ hitmaker on his last birthday.
But this second line of Shatta’s tweet – “…i told him what we talked about ..we good star”, is the point of attraction! Shatta Wale actually talked to Nana Addo about an initiative he and Stonebwoy are planning to put up for the Ghanaian youths who may want to pursue music as a career.
So if the duo are actually enemies as have always been portrayed all these while, how can they be planning something together?
This simply tells die-hard fans of the SM King and the BHIM Nation CEO that while they are busy fighting over who rules, their bosses – Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy, are busy chatting over a sweet cup of coffee!