Female acts in Ghana are not Brave - Shatta wale
United showbiz with Nana Ama McBrown on UTV has become one of the best entertainment TV shows in Ghana and Over the weekend the show which featured African Dancehall heavy weight Shatta wale.
The host Nana Ama McBrown, asked Shatta wale on his take on female artistes in Ghana,as to whether they are not working hard or they’re not given much attention in the country? In Shatta’s submission He opined that the females lack the necessary mindset. He said, “I don’t think it just for the male but I feel like it’s the mentality behind who ever is doing the music, I tell most people that your attitude towards your work determines who you want to be. You(Nana Ama Mcbrown) as an example, you put much effort into the movie industry and people can easily identify who Nana Ama McBrown is as far as movie is concerned.
Most of the female artists don’t see music as work and a lot of them have timidity and fear in them and the ability to switch from one place to another”.
He went on to say, some of the female artists luck good management. “If you don’t have good management as female artist coming up, you can face some challenges and maybe you can not overcome them because of poor management or manager” he added.
The Host then asked him what helps him as a male artist and what he has for the female artists in Ghana. Shatta Wale stated that he is trying to reach out to some of them for possible collaborations. He added that the only female artist He has confidence in is Wendy Shay and he is working underground with her to push the industry higher.
Shatta Wale went on to list Wendy Shay, Sista Afia, Efya, Eno, Becca and Adina as his top female artistes in Ghana.