Veteran actress Grace Omaboe, popularly known as Maame Dokono, has revealed that dancehall artiste Shatta Wale was a gong gong beater in popular children’s drama series ‘By the Fireside’.
In an interview with Mikki Osei-Berko on ‘After Hours’ on TV3, Maame Dokono revealed that Shatta Wale is among the numerous people who have passed through her hands before becoming a star.
“Shatta Wale was a gong gong beater in By the Fireside…he’s one of the numerous persons I have helped,” she revealed.
Maame Dokono also revealed that she made sure the Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan, and his brother, Baffour Gyan, appear on the programme which was sponsored the 31st December Women’s Movement in the ‘90s.
Since his resurgence into the music industry from Bandana, Shatta Wale has become one of the greatest artistes Ghana has ever seen.