Entertainment of Thu, 6 Sep 201821
Shatta Wale misses out on 100 most influential list
Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artiste Shatta Wale did not make it to this year’s 100 Most Influential Young African List.
Notable on the list however was his arch rival, dancehall star, Stonebwoy.
Shatta Wale has over the years bragged about how popular he is home and abroad, as he has a massive fan base he calls Shatta Movement.
However, the self-acclaimed dancehall king, was not named among the 100 most influential young people on the continent.
Other popular Ghanaians on the list include, steller news anchor Nana Aba Anamoah and Nana Appiah Mensah, Menzgold Ghana and Zylofon Media CEO.
While Ghana got eight names on the list, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania led the list with 20, 17 and 12 representatives respectively.
South African musician, Nasty C and Social Entrepreneur, Wadi Ben, from Nigeria, were the youngest names on the list at 21 years.
The 100 Most Influential Young African List which was launched in 2016 features young politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists and athletes across 10 distinct categories positively influencing Africa and projecting success to the world.