Amidst all the controversies ,shatta movement ,Zylofon media on Saturday 13th October 2018,headlined by the Shatta wale filled the Fantasy Dome as he launched his Reign Album concert… Let’s touch on some highlights on the night..
Ghana’s current best DJ of the year DJ Vyrusky commenced the much anticipated night on some good note as from 6:00pm ,back to back jams from the headliner got everyone hyper.With performances on the night, curtain raisers ,gospel singer Ramzy and the Zylofon art club members did very well as they gave some sterling performances on the night.
To the main deal,Shatta first surprised everyone when the first phase of his performance came with live band,back to back drops of his “Bandana” days to Shatta wale thrilling fans who sang every line from start to finish. Then came Comedian DKB who was the Mc on the night with some superb emceeing skills ,holding the charged crowd in between shatta wales performances…
Just when we taught all was done,shatta wale brought on stage his children during his baby Mama’s (Shatta Michy) performance and in front of close to 20000 fans proposed marriage to her….. Aimed at breaking and setting new records on the night ,another surprise came when Ghanaian businessman known as Sleg of SLG bought the first copy of the album for GHC 150,000 when the dancehall king proposed GHC 100,000,then followed by colleague musician Nana Boroo.
One of the high moments that made this event a memorable one was its patronage (attendance).. Aside inclusion of Top politicians,colleague musicians, movie stars,etc this event had patrons move from various regions to the capital (Fantasy Dome) to have a feel of the night. Low Moments In as much as this event is undoubtedly one of the biggest and historic concerts this year,its wasn’t void of some errors and low moments.. Pointing out of these happenings is to help organizers(and other event organizers) make some corrections and adjustments and notes during subsequent events of this nature..
Security – Even though the event had maximum security right from the main entrance to the main auditorium but looked as if it wasn’t enough to control some of the crowd’s actions and inactions.
Setup(with regards to sitting arrangement) Again the Reign album launch ,just like the previous album launch (After the storm) which won the best event setup ,had again a very wonderful stage setups with very colourful lightening as well but however the sitting arrangement and demarcations was one of the challenges on the night.
With the nature of crowd(audience) expected, it would have been better if especially there was a mini stage for the VIP or VVIP to enable them enjoy the show according to the money the paid..But with just some few barricades separating them from the main crowd on the same ground level,the tendency of them been disrupted or eradicated from the place by the crowd was high,which was exactly what was recorded.
And to conclude,aside some few hitches in coordination these are some few pointers organizers should take note subsequently.. Indeed Ghanaians have seen great musicians as well as events but Shatta wale’s Reign album concert is one of a kind… A very big congratulations to shatta wale and his shatta movement team, Zylofon Media(Music),Fantasy Dome and all affiliates who made this event a success. lets see if the reign album concert can we an award at Ghana Event Awards 2019.