Ghanaian artistes, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale would headline a ‘unity’ concert as part of efforts at consolidating the peace between them.
Speaking during a press conference Tuesday, they expressed their appreciation to the individuals involved in ensuring the end to their bitter rivalry,and reiterated the need for peace in Ghana.
The ‘unity’ concert will be held on a yet-to-be announced date and venue following a public brawl between the acts on stage at the 2019 Ghana Music Awards leading to police charges.
Watch press conference below.
Stonebwoy pulled out a gun on stage minutes before he was supposed to make 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.
Organizers of the scheme, CharterHouse banned the two artistes indefinitely following the brawl, and asked them to return the plaques they won for awards on the night.
They both pleaded not guilty to the charge of offensive conduct to breaches of the peace on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
Stonebwoy was also charged with an additional count of display of a weapon in a public place without permission. The charges were read to the artistes at the Agyebeng Court.
They were granted bail of 50, 000 Cedis each with one surety, and cautioned to be of good behaviour during the duration of the case.
The case has been adjourned to June 20, 2019.
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