The Ghana Music Awards South Africa (GMASA) 2018 nominations were unveiled on Wenesday, 16th August, 2018. One category that people have interest in is the Promising Artiste Of The Year category. This is because artistes who get win in this category tend to blow up within that year.
“SHELLA” known in real life as Joseph Justice Armah Jnr was born and bred in Bubiashie /Darkuman (Bushington Dk – Twin City) on 19th April, is a versatile reggae dancehall recording artiste, songwriter known by all musical cycles then as Addi GoVnor aka Dancehall Shella for his energetic vocal abilities and stage craft. Growing up in a God fearing way, the Dancehall Shella is spiritually fit and that governs his everyday life activities. As a young champ, he spent his early school days in Leo Memorial Creche and Montessori and later on proceeded to Mother’s Pride Academy in Accra.
SHELLA did his senior high education in Odorgonno Secondary School where he discovered that his childhood passion for reggae and dancehall had advanced from being just a passion to a talent. He took a bold step in channeling his undying love for reggae and Dancehall music into a permanent career.
His musical influences includes; Bob Marley, Beenie Man, Yellow Man, Chaka Demus, Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Sizzla Buju Banton, Anthony B and recently developed the love for Shatta Wale and among others. He derives inspiration from veteran acts to boost his chosen path. SHELLA has now become a household name among music lovers most especially in the Dancehall fraternity after several releases of hit singles like Fair Warning, Badgyal, Team Lyrikal, Slow Motion, Mek Money, Kakai Foto, Mr.Hater, Ma Gbaa ,King Kong and the latest single enjoying airplay Jee Signboard(Far Gone).
SHELLA is the frontliner general/president of GET-BHiZi FAMILY. An alliance whose main motives,aims and ambition is to push great music talent and socialize with people through good music, the family is to all music lovers who interested in joining and knowing the doings and happenings of the Get Bhizi Family and now signed on to one of Jamaica’s biggest record label called TUFFCHIN PRODUCTION.
PROMISING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• KOO KYIE
• KAY 9ICE
• EFE KEYZ
• DEM TINZ
• DHAT GYAL
• CITIZEN WELKINS
• ADDI GOVNOR (SHELLA)
• BRAYN THE MENSAH
• ICONZY FIACK