Shatta Wale Reacts to MTV Nomination, Calls Beyoncé an Angel
17 August 2021
Photo credit: Bellanaija
By Naliaka Kitui
Renowned Ghanaian dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. popularly known as Shatta Wale has labelled multiple award-winning American singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter as "an angel to Ghanaian music".
Shatta Wale said this in reaction to his MTV VMA 2021 nomination where he was nominated in the Best Art Direction category for being part of Beyoncé’s “Already”.
The Gringo hitmaker Shatta Wale and Beyonce have both been nominated in the non-votable category with Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”, Lady Gaga – “911”, Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – “Best Friend”, and Taylor Swift – “willow”.
Shatta Wale expressed his gratitude to Beyonce for the nomination by saying; "Beyonce came into my life by God's grace, this nomination has also come into my life by God's grace...., Beyonce is like an angel to Ghana music."