Ghanaian dancehall star, Shatta Wale, has switched up the game with something crazy. To celebrate his birthday, Shatta Wale dropped a mixtape titled “Cloud 9”.

MIXTAPE: Shatta Wale – Cloud 9 (Hip Hop Mixtape) 


Wow Shatta wale is super talented in Ghana no size. This Cloud 9 is in my brain. HBD to u my nigga @shattawalegh

If it’s not immediately obvious from the tweet above, what makes this mixtape so exciting is the fact that it’s in the hip hop genre.

It’s a brave move to make, but Shatta executed this genre switch perfectly. Many of his fans have already fallen in love with the new sound: