Settling The Difference Between Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy; Controversies and Perfectionism:

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy are two of the most popular and influential Ghanaian musicians in the dancehall genre. They have both achieved remarkable success and recognition in their careers, but they have also been involved in some controversies and conflicts over the years.

One of the main sources of tension between them is their different approaches to music production, performance, and criticism.

 

Shatta Wale is known for his prolific output, his lavish lifestyle, and his outspoken personality. He often releases new songs frequently, sometimes without much promotion or collaboration. He also spends a lot of money on extravagant events, such as concerts, parties, cars, and houses.

Wale is not afraid to express his opinions on various issues, such as politics, religion, culture, and other artists. He sometimes uses harsh words or insults to attack or mock his rivals or critics.

 

Stonebwoy is known for his versatility, his creativity, and his humility. He has experimented with different musical styles and genres, such as afrobeat, reggae, R&B, pop, and gospel.

Shatta has also collaborated with many international artists, such as Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Chris Brown, and Rihanna. He is more reserved and respectful in his public statements.

He focuses more on delivering quality music than quantity. He also avoids unnecessary drama or controversy.

 

Shatta Wale may have a high level of perfectionism because he wants to be the best in his field. He may believe that he has to produce new songs constantly to keep up with the changing trends and demands of the market.

He may also want to impress his fans with his lavish lifestyle and extravagant events. However, this may also cause him to be dissatisfied with himself or others if he does not meet his own or others’ expectations.

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Controversies Over The Years

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy

– In 2018, Shatta Wale accused Stonebwoy of using his disability to gain sympathy, but he asserted that he perceives Stonebwoy differently and views him as a tough individual. The root cause of this heated exchange appears to be a clash of concert dates and venues.

– In 2019, Shatta Wale released a song called “Dancehall King” which was seen as a diss track aimed at Stonebwoy. The song featured lyrics such as “Stonebwoy na dancehall king, na me na dancehall queen” (Stonebwoy is the dancehall king, I am the dancehall queen) and “Stonebwoy na one man show, na me na one woman show” (Stonebwoy is a one-man show, I am a one-woman show). The song also mocked Stonebwoy’s musical style and collaborations.

– In 2020, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy had a public feud over the ownership of the Ashaiman to the World Concert, which was scheduled to take place at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 22, 2020.

Shatta Wale claimed that he had secured the rights to use the venue for his annual Freedom Wave Concert, but he alleged that Stonebwoy had been given permission by the president’s daughter to use it for his own concert.

He also threatened Stonebwoy while dragging the first daughter for her alleged role in the conspiracy.

– In 2021, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy continued their rivalry over their musical output and performance. Shatta Wale often released new songs frequently, sometimes without much promotion or collaboration.

He also spent a lot of money on extravagant events, such as concerts, parties, cars, and houses. He was not afraid to express his opinions on various issues, such as politics, religion, culture, and other artists.

He sometimes used harsh words or insults to attack or mock his rivals or critics. On the other hand, Stonebwoy experimented with different musical styles and genres, such as afrobeat, reggae, R&B, pop, and gospel.

He also collaborated with many international artists. He was more reserved and respectful in his public statements. He focused more on delivering quality music than quantity.

These are some of the major sources of tension between Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy over the years. They have both achieved remarkable success and recognition in their careers, but they have also been involved in some controversies and conflicts over their music production, performance, criticism, collaboration, competition, personal issues, etc.

– In 2022, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy had a heated exchange over the ownership of the Ashaiman to the World Concert, which was scheduled to take place at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 22, 2022.

Shatta Wale claimed that he had secured the rights to use the venue for his annual Freedom Wave Festival, but he alleged that Stonebwoy had been given permission by the president’s daughter to use it for his own concert. He also threatened Stonebwoy while dragging the first daughter for her alleged role in the conspiracy.

– In 2023, Shatta Wale defended Stonebwoy after he missed out on a Grammy nomination once again. Despite Stonebwoy’s efforts, he and other Ghanaian musicians who submitted their projects for consideration at the 2024 Grammy Awards were not nominated.

Social media users, particularly those from Shatta Wale’s own fan base, Shatta Movement, took the opportunity to troll Stonebwoy. In a video posted to Instagram, Shatta Wale issued a strong warning to his fans to stop such behaviour.

He stated that this is not the time to laugh at the downfall of another man when there is still much work to be done in the Ghanaian music industry. He also called anyone who did so a fool and threatened to block them from his accounts .

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