Tag: Sarkodie

Michael Owusu Addo (born July 10, 1988) known professionally as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper and entrepreneur from Tema.[3] His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow artist at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.[4] He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.

Sarkodie was born on 10th July 1988[5][6] and raised in Tema and is the fourth born of five children. He attended Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and proceeded to IPMC, where he earned a degree in graphic design. Sarkodie began his music career as an underground rapper, participating in Adom FM’s popular rap competition Kasahare Level. He met his former manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment while participating in the aforementioned competition. He also met musicians Edem and Castro, who introduced him to Hammer of The Last Two, an established record producer. Impressed by his rap flows, Hammer allowed Sarkodie to record two tracks for his album Volta Regime.

Sarkodie often raps in his native language Twi, a Ghanaian Language and is considered a “multifaceted rapper” due to the various musical styles he possesses. Sarkodie is often named as one of Africa’s greatest hip hop artists.[38] MTV Base ranked him sixth on its list of the Hottest African MCs in 2014.[39] In 2013, Lynx TV ranked him first on its list of the “Top 10 Ghanaian Rappers of All Time”.[40] In 2015, AfricaRanking.com ranked him third on its list of the “Top 10 African Rappers of 2015”.[41] In 2015, The Guardian listed him as one of its top five hip hop acts on the African continent.[42] He was ranked 8th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 and 2015 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artistes.

Ghana:- Edem – Favour Ft. Sarkodie & Efya [Video]

Veteran Ghanaian Hip-hop artist, songwriter and all-round entertainer, Edem is on Nigerian Sounds today with his first official single of 2021, a motivational and...

Audio:- Amerado – Dawgi Featuring Sarkodie

Amerado - Dawgi Featuring Sarkodie The American Drill sound, which is currently the prevalent sonic backdrop of the Hip-hop music coming out of the country...

Ghana:- Sarkodie – Come Back Featuring Moelogo [Audio + Video]

SarkCess Music CEO and award winning Ghanaian rap icon Sarkodie has released brand new music video for his single titled Come Back, which was...

Kenya:- Khaligraph Jones – Wavy Featuring Sarkodie [Audio + Video]

Kenyan Hip-hop heavyweight Khaligraph Jones is back on NS with a brand new single titled Wavy, on which he featured another African Hip-hop superstar...

Ghana:- Joey B – Cold Featuring Sarkodie [ Audio + Video]

Award winning Ghanaian rapper Joey B has delivered what is probably his final single of the year titled Cold, on which he featured fellow...

Ghana:- Sarkodie – Hasta La Vista Featuring Rexxie & Zlatan [Audio...

Ghanaian Rap icon Sarkodie joins forces with Nigerian Afro-pop and street-pop superstar  Zlatan and his longtime music producer and serial hitmaker Rexxie for a...

Audio + Video:- Sarkodie – CEO Flow Featuring E-40

Ghanaian Hip-hop kingpin Sarkodie is back with a brand new single titled CEO Flow, on which he features American hip-hop icon E-40 who supported...

Ghana:- Sarkodie – Brown Paper Bag Featuring M.Anifest [Audio + Video]

After trading lyrical jabs on records and going through a reconciliatory patch, two of Ghanas most prolific contemporary rap artistes Sarkodie and M.anifest have...

Ghana:- Sarkodie – Overload 1 Featuring Efya [Audio]

Ghanaian rap star Sarkodie released two instalments of his recently released single Overload, the second version which we posted earlier this week featured Nigerian...

Ghana:- Sarkodie – Fa Hook Mi Featuring Tulenkey [Audio]

Ghanaian rap maestro Sarkodie seems to be in top notch form and has released over 4 singles this month alone. Today, he returns with...