Shatta Wale has cautioned those within the music industry against ranking his fellow artists Stonebwoy and Sarkodie above him. He believes that this practice is hindering the progress of Ghanaian music. During an interview on Empire FM, Shatta Wale expressed his concern about the industry’s bias and selective attention towards specific artists. He argued that the music sector is unjust in elevating performers like Stonebwoy and Sarkodie despite their own share of problematic incidents.
Shatta Wale questioned the fairness of favoritism by supporting Stonebwoy and Sarkodie as the best artists, suggesting that such a stance would only lead to their continued disgraceful actions. He highlighted the contrast in treatment by bringing up instances from his colleagues’ careers. Shatta Wale pointed out that Stonebwoy had brandished a gun on stage, while Sarkodie had been involved in controversies like an alleged abortion and a diss track targeting a woman. He emphasized that imperfections are universal and urged the industry to prioritize the music business over personal disputes.
Concluding his thoughts, Shatta Wale emphasized that the music industry should be treated as a serious business, advocating for a more focused and professional approach.