Musicians during his era would have gone farther with their career if they had someone like Shatta Wale who speaks for them. According to the ‘Ankwandobi’ singer who was at his peak in 1970s and 80s.
High Life legend Obuoba J.A. Adofo has commend Shatta Wale over how open-minded and confident he is when it comes to speaking for artistes.
In an interview, Obuoba J.A. Adofo said “I like what he does, he is very courageous, he fights for musicians and that is good” and explained that most of them were cheated because someone like him was very reserved.
” I was a very soft person so if we should have had someone Shatta Wale or Amakye Dede. we would have gone farther because some of us have worked but we were ripped off by people who took advantage of us“, J.A. Adofo said.
Speaking Twi, he emphasized that “we didn’t get help, our incomes got stuck with people and because we weren’t educated enough we couldn’t retrieve any so I really like what Shatta Wale is doing, he is very courageous“.
Obuoba J.A. Adofo who bared the nickname ‘The Black Chinese’ was the leader of the City Boys Band of Ghana and known as a sterling performer with hit songs like Owuo Mpaso, Yaa Boatemaa, Kyerema, Odo Pa, Yebede Agoro, City Boys and Mukyea.