Reggae and dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known in showbiz circles as ‘Stonebwoy’ has been arrested by the Police.
It follows the fracas that occurred between Stonebwoy and Shata Wale at the Ghana Music Awards.
It started when Stone Bwoy was called up the stage to receive the award for ‘Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year’ during last Saturday’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
Our reporter, Hanson Agyemang reported that the two have been invited by the Accra Regional Police Command.
“We are not clear what the terms of the invitation are but it is related to yesterday’s incident. I have personally seen Shatta Wale who came in a few minutes ago. He was escorted to one of the senior officers at the station. I have been told Stonebwoy is here but I have not seen him personally”, he said.
It was not clear what triggered the fight but the audience and viewers at home saw Stonebwoy pull out a gun before walking off stage.
Reports suggest that Shatta Wale walked on the stage with his fans allegedly to congratulate Stonebwoy for the award but the move was interpreted by Stonebwoy’s team as an attempt to protest against the award going to their favorite musician.
Confusion halts awards’ night
The confusion that ensued after that clash halted proceedings at the venue and the live broadcast for some minutes.
Stonebwoy later returned to denounce Shatta Wale alleging that he wanted blood and death in Ghana.
Calm was restored after nearly 30 minutes with the show continuing till the end.
While some patrons left during the melee, many stayed till the end of the sho.
Stonebwoy, howeshowg, apologized when he came back on stage later to accept the award for ‘Songwriter of the Year.’
Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale, both dancehall musicians are known rivals in the dancehall/reggae space. The two have been attacking each in separate interviews and social media posts.