Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has released a song new song aimed at promoting peace between supporters of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Partty (NPP).
The song capitalizes on the personality of the leaders of both parties to ask Ghanaians to promote and ensure peace before, during and after this year’s polls.
Shatta Wale also emphasized the recent ‘Kalyppo craze’ attributed to Akufo-Addo and Mahama’s use of his [Shatta Wale’s] “Mahama paper” hit song, to drum home the message of unity among the two major political parties.
He likened the relationship between President John Mahama of the NDC and the NPP’s Nana Akuffo-Addo to that of himself and fellow artiste Samini saying, “don’t waste your time to fight [over them]”.
In a line of the song he urged Ghanaians to take their destiny into their own hands and not depend on politicians to change their economic fortunes.
Shatta Wale has been described by some industry players as a success of Ghanaian music this political season because he is the only artiste whose songs are being used by both parties.
The two major political parties, the NDC and the NPP use his songs, “Mahama paper” and “Kakai” respectively on their various campaign platforms.