Ghanaian artistes, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have been granted bail by the Accra regional Police command following the brawl at the Ghana Music Awards Sunday dawn.
The artistes were arrested Sunday evening for their conduct leading to the incident at the newly constructed dome near the Accra International Conference Center.
Stonebwoy pulled out a gun on stage minutes before he delivered a speech for his record win at the Ghana Music Awards.
The announcement that he had won the “Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year’ category for the fifth consecutive time was met with displeasure by Shatta Wale.
Stonebwoy apologized on stage, and later released a press statement apologizing for “the part” his conduct played in the incident.
The event was held inside a newly constructed dome close to the Accra International Conference Centre.
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The two artistes have been going against each other – especially in the past couple of years over who is better, has a bigger following and international acclaim.
The rivalry between the two artistes has extended to their fan base.
In early 2018, when Wale joined Stonebwoy as a label mate on Zylofon Music, fans wondered what would happen to the rivalry.
“Right now, you hear say people dey think; ‘so what you go do Stonebwoy?’. You see Stonebwoy, for here [Zylofon] he be my brother but for town he be my enemy.” stated Wale to his cheering fans when he was officially unveiled.