“Beyoncé came as my angel,” I said, “but I’m the demon in my nation.” Shatta Wale.

"Beyoncé came as my angel," I said, "but I'm the demon in my nation." Shatta Wale.

The self-proclaimed dancehall king Shatta Wale has paid tribute to Beyoncé, the American singer and composer, for their work together on the “Lion King” album.

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He claims that the American singer arrived when many gatekeepers in the Ghanaian music industry viewed him as a devil in the business.

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, as he is known in private, said to Paul Adom-Otchere on Metro TV’s “Good Evening Ghana” programme that he would not have gotten anywhere if Beyoncé had not arrived at the time she did.

“You see, Beyoncé, God sent her and your mother; may He bless you wherever you are. Shatta Wale said to Paul Adom-Otchere, “You came as my angel because I am the demon in my country.

According to him, “I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere if those opportunities hadn’t come into my life.”

Mark Okraku-Mantey, the deputy minister of tourism, culture, and the arts, was repeatedly mentioned by the “I Know My Level” hitmaker as one of the industry gatekeepers who did all in his power to prevent him from becoming successful in the music business.

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