Shatta Wale has initiated a big move and the decision is bring all GH dancehall and reggae artistes under one umbrella.
For now the members are Jupitar, Stonebwoy, Ras Kuuku, Konkorah, Kombolo and IWAN. Shatta Wale shared with Ghana Music.com what the whole movement is about. Please read below:
The DAWA is an association to uplift the status and welfare of every Ghanaian Dancehall artiste to be able to stand out musically and business-wise. This is a movement to show the industry how serious gh reggae and dancehall artiste are to raise the current music standard in the country to Africa as a whole.
It is coordinated mainly by artistes well known both in the Dancehall and reggae fraternity. This is a unity movement to show the ability of artiste who are serious in the business and will want to further pass it on to the next generation of upcoming and young talent of the same genre.
Positive action taken by this movement will en-reach us to send our message well to the right market to sell our products and also for promoters to respect our brands and negotiations.
Persons under this association have one mind to explore and send their messages through our instrument which the music to make it acceptable by every Dancehall and reggae lover.
Ghana Dancehall/Reggae has been fully accepted by the public and we tend to make it more commercial for every soul to join in the movement so that we can stand out as long term acts and also as showbiz(businessmen)to make lives better anyway we can through this movement.