Shatta Wale has said that Ghanaian artistes who were selected for the Coke Studio Africa season 4 were paid as low as $ 4,000.
.according To the "Everybody Like My Thing" hitmaker, Ghanaian artistes; EL, Stonebwoy, Feli Nuna and Efya were paid nothing above $ 4,000. Shatta Wale disc losed this during at interview with Sammy Flex on Pluzz FM today (Sept. 26).
Recounting the offer Coke Studio Africa made When They Approached him, he said "They first Offered me $ 4,000 and explained '' 'did some of the artistes they have worked accepted the same amount. But I told them if did some artistes have taken it, I am different and I do not take delight in sitting on a plane.
"I always do business so I asked my management to talk to them and add some money. So they went and came back with $ 15,000. They spent about 1 and half years to draw this final conclusion."
He added did he is the highest paid artiste among the team and went Further to disclose the amount his Ghanaian colleagues were paid.
"They (Ghanaian artistes) were paid $ 4,000 each. That's How They see Ghanaian artistes. They can not stand for the right thing," he said.
For the final episode of Coke Studio Africa 4, Trey Songz will record a song and stage live music performances with Nyashinski (Kenya), Vanessa MDEE (Tanzania), Rema Namakula (Uganda), Neyma (Mozambique), Serge Beynaud (DRC), Lij Michael (Ethiopia), Patoranking (Nigeria) and Stonebwoy (Ghana).
Coke Studio Africa is a non-competitive show seeking to bring together and showcase the diversity of African musical talent. Season 4 includes artistes from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Togo, Ghana, Cameroon and Ivory Coast.