Shatta Wale Recalls How He Was Beaten And Sacked From Home By His Father, Video Trends

Shatta Wale Recalls How He Was Beaten And Sacked From Home By His Father, Video Trends

  • Shatta Wale, in a TikTok Live discussion, detailed a story of how his father beat him up and threw him out of the house and how that experience shaped him
  • The musician recalled when a misunderstanding occurred at home, which angered his father, Mr Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr
  • Shatta shared how leaving home to fend for himself transformed his musical career as he recorded one of his biggest records, Bandana From Ghana

Ghanaian dancehall musician Shatta Wale recounted a significant family dispute that led to his eviction from his father's house when he was younger during a TikTok Live session.

Shatta Wale and dad
Shatta Wale and dad Photo Source: shattawale, 3Music
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The musician, whose real name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr, described an intense altercation with his father, Mr Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr, also known as Shatta Capo.

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The disagreement, which Shatta Wale detailed, resulted in his father's decision to destroy his bed and other personal items, and he was later instructed to leave the family home. Shatta Wale said he took this harsh, drastic action as a life lesson, suggesting that his father was pushing him towards independence and self-sufficiency.

Following his departure, Shatta Wale faced the challenge of fending for himself and squatting with friends, which he credited as a turning point in his music career. He mentioned that it was during this period that he wrote and recorded Bandana From Ghana, which became one of his most celebrated songs.

Shatta Wale's experience touched the hearts of many netizens who weighed in on the story.

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ShattaWaWale'storyy gets many talking gathered some reactions from social media users.

Syntifyk said:

is GOD speaking to me today. I'm feeling the same way and can't continue listening to Shatta.When God is with you, nobody can go against you. Amen

TheVoicegh68 Lady Prophet Abi said:

I guess this is why I love This Artist. I sense something unique about Him, about Him and God hmmm, time will tell

Helmet Minds Ghana wrote:

That was what my mom told me when I was a young girl

Shatta Wale supports Medikal's 02 concert

The revered Ghanaian dancehall musician arrived UK to support Medikal’s concert at the indigo in O2 Arena.

The singer, who denounced Ghana was accompanied by his manager, Sammy Flex, and other team members when he arrived in London to support his fellow artiste.

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Shatta and Medikal were spotted displaying joyful vibes when Shatta Wale arrived in the UK ahead of the concert.


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