- Shatta Wale has claimed that Sarkodie "betrayed" him in 2018 when they were negotiating a concert deal with Glo
- According to Shatta, Sarkodie went behind him to take N7.9m when they had agreed to charge N9.9m or boycott the show
- Shatta Wale disclosed in a conversation on X Space that it was this behaviour of Sarkodie that made him attack the rapper
Music star Shatta Wale, known in private life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, has opened up on his fallout with rapper Sarkodie.
According to him, Sarkodie went behind him to sign the deal and perform at the Glo concert after they had both agreed to boycott it.
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Shatta Wale and Sarkodie were like brothers
It will be recalled that Shatta Wale and Sarkodie were very good friends in the past and often featured in each other's songs.
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Their collaborations, like Dancehall Commando and Megye Wo Girl, were big hits, and their performances were telepathic.
But their relationship turned sour sometime in 2018, with Shatta Wale calling out Sarkodie in radio interviews and describing him as poor.
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After constant bashing from Shatta Wale, Sarkodie got fed up. He hit back with a diss song titled Advice.
In the song, released a few days before Shatta Wale's Reign album launch, Sarkodie did not mince words as he sought to put his old friend in his place.
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Not many people understood the fallout, but it seems it had to do with money and betrayal, as Shatta Wale saw it.
“They paid him like N7.9m but we had agreed on N9.9m and this matter is from 4-5 years ago so when I heard it, I was like I spoke to this person a few days ago so I called him and I asked him, and he said, Yes, they’ve paid us good money but I told you they can pay more even in dollars."
Listen to Shatta Wale below:
Shatta Wale says Nigerians deserve respect
A few months after Ghanian singer Shatta Wale took to social media to drag Nigerians and Nigerian music stars, he swallowed his words.
The singer made a U-turn about Nigerians as he applauded them for their hard work.
Shatta Wale also said it was wrong to compare Nigerians' lifestyle with Ghanaians' lazy lifestyle.