Shatta Wale Children: Meet Cherissa and Majesty – Shatta Wale is a popular Ghanaian reggae-dancehall and Afrobeats musician born on 17th October 1984, Accra.
Shatta Wale Biography
Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall musician who began his career in 2004. He was born on October 17, 1984 in Accra, Ghana to Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Madam Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His father is a politician, businessman and legal practitioner.
Shatta Wale finished primary school in 1999 at Seven Great Princess Academy in Dansoman. He continued his education at Winneba secondary school from 1999 to 2002 after successfully completing his basic education.He is best known for his singles “Dancehall King,” “My Level,” “We Taking Over,” and “On God,” among others. He rebranded himself from “Bandana” to Shatta Wale in 2013 after going down the drain and burying himself for ten years.
Shatta Wale has been a consistent arist in the music industry since the release of his “Dancehall King” song in 2014, which earned him the artist of the year award at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He broke every rule in the Ghanaian industry to build his own empire, Shatta Movement, and introduced the SM 4LYF symbol. Fans on the street began to fall in love with his songs, and he received a lot of support from them.
Shatta Wale was supported massively by the fans on the street who always related to his songs that about the struggles and pains from trenches to motivate them. He is also known to be a controversial Artist who has had a series of beef with his compatriots with the likes of Samini, Criss Waddle, Wizkid, Kwaw Kese, Yaa Pono, Kaaki, Tic Tac among others.
Since then, the Shatta Movement boss has been one of Ghana’s biggest exports, winning both local and international awards and endorsement deals with brands such as Guiness Ghana, Boss Baker Beef Roll, Rush Energy Drink, Storm Energy Drink, and others.
He was the first Ghanaian to organise a digital event on YouTube, dubbed the Faith Concert. The event was held to inspire Ghanaians and the rest of the world to fight the COVID-19 epidemic. The Ghanaian Ministry of Communications chose him and highlife musician Kuami Eugene as the headliners for the COVID-19 app virtual launch concert on Monday, April 13, 2020.
On Saturday, October 17, 2020, he celebrated his 36th birthday at his East Legon home with a large birthday party attended by family and friends.
In 2019, Shatta Wale collaborated with American female singer Beyoncé on a song titled “Already” on her “The Lion King Album,” which caught many Ghanaians off guard.
The song “Already” was widely accepted and made waves after music fans and lovers chose it the best song from Beyonce’s album. The song was named “Best Collaboration” at the 2020 Break Tudo Awards and “Best Collaboration of the Year” at the 2022 Urban Music Awards and became the first Ghanaian musician to be Internationally awarded by RIAA.
Following his collaboration with Beyoncé, which remains one of the biggest projects to ever happen in the Ghana music industry. Shatta Wale announced the release of an album titled Gift Of Album, which best describes how he wants to showcase his God-given talent to the world.The album, which is still in the works, has gained huge popularity due to some top-tier artists who may appear on it, including Vybz Kartel, Efya Nokturnal, Medikal, and others.
Shatta Wale was arrested in October 2021 for causing fear and panic after a prophet predicted that he would die. He later turned himself at the police station after police declared him wanted. He was arrested by Ghana Police and remanded in prison for two weeks before being granted $100,000 bail on self-recognizance.
After serving two weeks in prison, Shatta Wale released a song titled “Jail Man” in which he talks about his struggles in prison and how he laid down his life for others in order for pastors to stop giving false prophecies. He went ahead and drop a song titled “On God” which flew everywhere and undoubtedly became one of the biggest song in 2022.
On Friday, March 19, 2023, Shatta Wale made a surprise announcement of new album titled “Maali”. The album consists of ten of songs, all produced by Shatta Wale’s recording studio, Damaker and its describe by the Shatta Movement boss as “Purely Dancehall” flavored.
It includes legendary Jamaican dancehall heavyweight Vybz Kartel, who is the only artist featured on the album with a song “Mansa Musa,” which everyone thought would be on his impending “Gift of God” album.
Taking it, Inna Real Life, They Will Know, Heartless,Did My Time, Afrikan Kylie Alla Weapon, Richler Than Last Year and Show Mi are other nine songs featured no artists and were performed solo.
Shatta Wale Age
Shatta Wale was born on 17th October, 1984 in Accra and was raised by his parents Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Madam Elsie Evelyn Avemegah.
Shatta Wale Height and Weight
Shatta Wale has a height of 5.7 in feet and inches in 169cm in centimetres tall. He weighs approximately 163 pounds and 74 kilogrammes.
Shatta Wale Parents
Shatta Wale is the son of Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr and Madam Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His father is a businessman as well as a politician. His parents reportedly divorced after many years of marriage.
Shatta Wale Siblings
Shatta Wale is the eldest of three siblings, with one brother and two sisters. Flossy Blade is his brother, and “Sister” and “Winnie” are his sisters.
He has another sister named “Winnie” who is also related to him. They were first seen posed together in beautiful family photo when he was celebrating the birth of his daughter Cherissah.
Shatta Wale Net Worth
Shatta Wale’s net worth keeps increasing despite he earns his money through streaming, ambassadorial, and sponsorship deals. He also owns businesses such as Shaxi, Secretariat and real estate company. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.
Shatta Wale Children: Meet Cherissa and Majesty
Shatta Wale has two children with two different women. He first dated Eden Akosua Dufia Kyei aka Sister. They shared their first daughter named Cherissa.
Shatta Wale and Sister decided to separate and put an end to their romantic relationship due to reasons best known to them. However, despite the changes in their relationship, they remained committed to go-parenting their beloved daughter Cherissa. Shatta Wale later found love and companionship with another wonderful woman named Shatta Michy. They welcomed a son into their lives, named him “Majesty,”and shared the joys of parenthood. Their relationship was full of love and harmony, creating an environment for caring for their beloved child.
Despite an initially perfect relationship, after life’s ups and downs, Shatta Wale and Michy finally officially parted ways on January 10, 2019.
Even though their romantic relationship ended, their determination to be devoted parents to Majesty remained. They continue to prioritize the welfare and upbringing of their son, ensuring he grows up surrounded by the love and support of his parents.
Throughout his journey as a father, Shatta Wale has learned valuable lessons about the importance of love, responsibility and a strong bond with his children. He treasures the special moments he shares with Cherissa and Majesty and strives to provide a stable and nurturing environment as they travel the world together.