The 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) nearly turned bloody following a scuffle between some patrons of the show
The award held On Saturday 18th May and entered the early hours of Sunday, 19 May 2019 was marred with brawl and gun shots. The unfortunate incidence occurred when fans of dancehall artistes Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale engaged in near fisticuffs over the Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the year award.
The confusion began when Stonebwoy was announced as the Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the Year. For unknown reasons, Shatta Wale and his fans upon seeing stonebwoy on the podium got off their seats and moved towards the podium. Supporters of Stonebwoy who were not happy with the ‘invasion’ by Shatta and his fans tried to stop them leading to a brawl between the two groups.
In the heat of the brawl, a police man was seen a video in the possession of http://eveningmailgh.com pull a gun and give a warning short. In the same video, Stonebwoy was also spotted with a gun on the stage. Report say, whiles this was ongoing, the security present sprayed pepper in the auditorium in an attempt to prevent a full-blown fight and Patrons had to run out of the auditorium as they could not breathe due to the pepper.
The show came to a standstill for a long while but continued later.
Fans of the two artistes and some Ghanaians took to social media to express their views about the whole the incidence.
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