Multiple award-winning Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr famed as Shatta Wale, has announced that he would soon retire from doing music.
The Ayoo hitmaker took to Twitter and said he was going to hang his microphone after he releases his Gift Of God (GOG) album.
According to him, he has made enough money from his music career which has spun over a decade and was looking to venture into new territory.
The Taking Over crooner added that he was looking to establish businesses so that he can employ people in order to get them to transform their livelihoods.
Shatta Wale’s tweet read: “THIS #GOGALBUM WILL BE MY RETIREMENT ALBUM. Made enough to go into new businesses and create employment for those who still want to follow the course !”
THIS #GOGALBUM WILL BE MY RETIREMENT ALBUM.
Made enough to go into new businesses and create employment for those who still want to follow the course !
— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) March 31, 2021
Many of his fans and followers took to the comment section to disagree with the dancehall sensation and asked that he rescind on taking such a decision.
One fan wrote: “we beg don’t do this to us, our kids too love you who would they listen to if you resign sir.. We beg u for God”
Another fan explained what Shatta Wale’s retirement meant: “Please, Shattamovement don’t get the king wrong. He is not saying he is not going to release more songs oo. He said his last album. No album after this. His retiring album but the solo’s go flow.”
However, other social media users were happy about the announcement and said Ghanaians were no more going to listen to bad songs.
One of such comments read: “We are about to stop listening to bad songs wow wow…issa Grammy for the motherland”
Another fan went like: “Thank God the asokpor noise making is going to end”