This was to prove to their fans that they have put the past behind them and are focused on preaching peace as the country goes to the polls.
Shatta Wale had expressed readiness to perform with Samini only if he received invitation. Few days to the event, fliers circulated on social media indicating that Shatta Wale would perform at Saminifest but the claim was refuted by his management.
“Kindly ignore the flyer circulation on social media; High Grade hasn’t made any official contact for Shatta to perform. That’s rather unfortunate and very unprofessional. Let your contacts know and disregard it accordingly,” Head of Brands and Communication for the Shatta Movement, Chris Koney told enewsgh.
Shatta Wale however showed up and performed with Samini to give patrons a wonderful experience.
The two artistes had been at each other’s throat over who is indeed the ‘Dancehall King’. On several occasions, they have thrown jabs at each other in songs, on social media and in interviews.
They smoked the peace pipe on social media networking site, Twitter when Shatta Wale turned 32 on October 17 and their performance at Saminfest held at Trade Fair seems to have summed it up, abrantepa.com can say.