The secular world is well familiar with the name Shatta Wale. Shatta Wale is not only recognized as a music guru in Ghana but also beyond. A topic about any controversial musician in Ghana will not be complete without mentioning Shatta Wale. He is a self-proclaimed King of Dancehall in Ghana and he has caused massive waves in the music world. He's a famous artist and the lyrics to his songs are on the lips of Ghanaians who love his music. Despite his fame, there are things about him that most people don't know. Here are facts about Wale that are less known.
1. His birth and real name.
This great music icon was born on 17th October 1984 in Accra, Ghana. His parents are Mr. Charles Mensah and Madam Elsie. He was baptized by the name, Charles Nii Armah. Wale's parents wanted him to be a lawyer but he wanted to be a musician. He started writing and recording music as early as he was in high school. Wale said that he would record a song during his school days and show it to his father who said it was impressive. However, he grew up in a family that valued education and his father would always insist that he completes his education first.