Self-acclaimed dancehall king, Shatta Wale signed a 3-year management contract with Zylofon Music, a record label belonging to fast-growing entertainment conglomerate, Zylofon Media.
The official unveiling of Shatta Wale was held at the Zylofon Media’s office in Accra–East Legon.
According to Mr Samuel Atuobi Baah, Head of Communications at Zylofon Media disclosed to media personnel present at the ceremony that all activities relating to Shatta Wale will be managed by Zylofon Media henceforth.
“From today, the business of Shatta Wale is the business of Zylofon Media. From today, the business of Zylofon Media is also the business of Shatta Wale,” he disclosed.
“We are going to officially work with Shatta Wale for the next 3 years. It’s going to be a 360 [business] relationship where Zylofon Media will be managing Shatta Wale — Zylofon Media will be taking care of his recordings, distribution and marketing as well. Everything that has to do with artiste management and his brand as Shatta Wale, Zylofon Media is taking care of that, from today,” Mr Samuel Atuobi Baah added.
As usual, as it has always been the case in the Ghanaian entertainment industry, the contract details were not disclosed to the general public and Mr Samuel Atuobi Baah indicated that:
“The two parties have agreed that whatever that was signed behind closed doors, remains there. And whatever rumours you’ve heard we are saying that it did not come from us.”
Shatta Wale expressed his gratitude to the CEO of Zylofon Media, Nana Appiah Mensah for investing in the Ghanaian arts industry.