I’m the Godfather of Shatta Movement – Jon Benjamin #GhLinks


Former British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin has disclosed that he is the Godfather of Shatta Movement.

Not only is Jon Benjamin interested in issues concerning Ghana but he happens to be a ‘die hard’ fan of Shatta Wale as he has expressed his likeness for raggae and dancehall artist on countless occasions.

However , in a recent tweet by Jon Benjamin , he disclosed that he is the God father of Shatta Movement.


This tweet was well received by the fans of the self acclaimed dancehall king, Shatta Wale.

The diplomat made this known after he was taggged by an SM fan as the father of Shatta Movement and he replied stating that he is actually the godfather of SM.

Jon Benjamin and Shatta Wale have been good friends for quite sometime and this tweet might not really be of much surprise to us.

He has on one or two occasions defended Shatta Wale on social media ; this goes as much to tell you of the friendship bond between them.

It could be recalled that , after John Benjamin was replaced by a new HIgh Commissioner Iain Walker , a picture of Jon Benjamin and Shatta Wale drinking beer together popped up on the internet.

This picture really caused a stir on social media.

Well, In response to a tagged tweet by an SM fan, Jon Benjamin replied, ” I’m actually the Shatta Movement godfather.”

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Written by Eugene Nyavor

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