Sarkodie Has Been An Inspiration To Most Ghanaian Artists
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Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian hip-hop and hiplife recording, artist.
Sarkodie was born on the 10th of July 1988 in Ghana. He is recognized as the fastest rapper in Africa and considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.
Sarkodie is by far one of the best rap artists Ghana has ever produced. With countless awards both local and international, chains of albums (Sarkology, Highest, Black love, and many more), countless songs and an entrepreneur, etc. in the year 2015, Sarkodie was ranked by E.tv Ghana as the 19th most influence Ghanaian.
Taking Ghana and our music industry worldwide, he stands out and has been on top of his game for many years now no doubt. Everything this artist does is precise from authentic lyrics to his music videos is on point.
Hits after hits after hits and sometimes you stop to ask yourself where all the energy is coming from and doesn’t he get tired? Sarkodie is a workaholic and with the kind of music he does, he put in much work to earn such great results and success.
Before we dig deep into his triumph and how he has been a God sent to this Ghanaian music industry over the years lets first look at some of his awards and nominations. Ghanaian rapper, hip-hop, hiplife, and Afrobeats star have received 87 awards from 158 nominations, including 22 from Ghana music awards. Here are some of the prestige awards and nominations of his career over the years. ‘
Sarkodie was awarded Best International Flow by BET Hip Hop Awards 2019.
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards crowed Sarkodie Artist of the Decade in 2019-06-15.
He won the BET International Act: Africa in 2012 and was nominated in 2014 and 2015(BET Awards), and so many numerous awards.
With all this achievement and accomplishment one can boldly say Sarkodie has been a motivation and inspiration to whom other artists look up to being our upcoming or mainstream artists.
We all can tell from numerous features both underground (e.g. Bibiba challenge, trumpet collaboration featuring artist like Teephlow x Medikal x Strongman x Koo Ntakra x Donzy x Pappy Kojo) and all across Africa and beyond to the signing of Strongman Burner to Sarkcess music record label tells you, king Sark is really a blessing to this industry.
They are no end to his greatness and accomplishment, Sarkodie is the best M.C in Ghana right now and with how talented and ambitious the 33 year old rapper is, they are no intention of him stepping down.
I am not trying to go overboard here but the truth is it will take some time for our music industry to have a talent and personality like Sarkodie.