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Michael Owusu Addo conceived July 10, 1985 referred to expertly as Sarkodie , is a Ghanaian rapper and business visionary from Tema. His commitments to the Ghanaian music industry have acquired him various honors, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”.
He was reported the principal victor of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is likewise viewed as one of the significant defenders of the Azonto classification and dance.
Sarkodie (Biography) was brought into the world on tenth July 1987 and brought up in Tema and is the fourth brought into the world of five kids. He went to Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and continued to IPMC, where he procured a degree in visual depiction. Sarkodie started his music vocation as an underground rapper, partaking in Adom FM’s well known rap rivalry Kasahare Level.
He met his previous administrator Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment while partaking in the previously mentioned rivalry. He additionally met artists Edem and Castro, who acquainted him with Hammer of The Last Two, a set up record maker. Dazzled by his rap streams, Hammer permitted Sarkodie to record two tracks for his collection Volta Regime.
Following his joint effort with Hammer, Sarkodie recorded his introduction collection Makye. Its creation was principally dealt with by Killbeatz and Jayso. The collection highlights visitor appearances from Kwaw Kese, J-Town, Sway and Paedae of R2Bees. Makye got positive surveys from pundits and fans. It was upheld by a show held at Holy City Gardens in Accra.
On 16 September 2009, Sarkodie performed close by Busta Rhymes at the Busta Rhymes Live in Ghana show. In 2010, his “Push” and “Child” tunes were positioned 10th and thirteenth on Joy FM’s Top 50 tunes of 2009, individually. The collection’s lead single “Child” turned into a moment hit and gave Sarkodie openness. Sarkodie’s second studio collection Rapperholic was delivered in 2012. It highlights visitor appearances from Efya, Chidynma, Mugeez of R2Bees, Obrafour, Jayso and EL. The collection was upheld by five singles: “Farewell”, “Once For Your Mind”, “You Go Kill Me”, “Remarkable individual”, and “Onyame Nhyira”.
It got positive surveys from music pundits. Sarkodie went on a cross country visit to help the collection. Rapperholic acquired Sarkodie his previously BET selection and resulting win. Sarkodie was additionally included on the BET Hip Hop Awards figure close by Talib Kweli, Jean Grae and Ab-Soul. He was the main African demonstration highlighted on the code.
On 7 July 2012, Sarkodie started off his visit through Canada. He visited the United States in August 2012, acting in urban areas and states like New York City, Ohio, New Jersey, Maryland, Atlanta, Chicago, Texas and Massachusetts. In the wake of delivering Rapperholic, Sarkodie left on a visit to advance the collection.
On 27 August 2012, he performed close by R2Bees, Fally Ipupa and Iyanya at the Africa Unplugged Music Festival. In 2012, Sarkodie performed “How Low” with Ludacris at the 020 Live show.
On October 30, 2013, Sarkodie delivered the authority remix of “You Go Kill Me”. The melody crested at number 1 on different graphs in Ghana. Its remix highlights vocals from Wizkid, Ice Prince, Navio and EL. In January 2014, Sarkodie delivered his third studio collection Sarkology.
Principally recorded in Twi, the collection highlights visitor appearances from Fuse ODG, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Banky W., Timaya, 2 Face Idibia, Efya, Mugeez, Obrafour, Burna Boy, Vivian Chidid, Vector, Silvastone, Sk Blinks, Stonebwoy, Joey B, J Town, Lil Shaker, Raquel, Sian, Kofi B and AKA. Its creation was dealt with by Magnom, Hammer, Killbeatz, Masterkraft and Silvastone, among others. The collection’s dispatch show was held at the Accra Sports Stadium in December. Sarkodie delivered the authority remix of “Adonai”. It highlights vocals from Castro and showed up on Capital Xtra’s rundown of the Top 35 Afrobeats Songs. Sarkodie dispatched the Sarkcess Music record name in 2014.
As a feature of the dispatch, he debuted the video for “Adonai” (Remix) and “Exceptional Someone”. Sarkodie additionally delivered the melodies “Megye Wo Girl”, “Love Rocks”, “Chingum”, and “Whimper Fi Me” under the mark. On 3 May 2014, Sarkodie performed at the fifteenth release of the Ghana Music Awards. On 7 June 2014, he joined Miguel in front of an audience to play out the last’s single “The number of Drinks?” at the MTV Africa Music Awards. In June 2014, Sarkodie teamed up with Mi Casa, Lola Rae, Davido, Diamond Platnumz and Tiwa Savage to record “Africa Rising”, a tune for DSTV’s mission of a similar name.
The mission was intended to motivate Africans to participate in local area based social speculation projects. The music video for “Africa Rising” was delivered on June 24, 2014. It was shot and coordinated by South African creation house Callback Dream.
On 10 June 2015, Sarkodie delivered the Ace Hood-helped “New Guy”. It was delivered for advanced utilization on 10 June 2015 through Sarkcess Music and Ivy League Records. Composed by the two craftsmen and delivered by CedSolo, “New Guy” is an African hip jump and hip bounce melody that contains exchanging rap sections, while its verses manage Sarkodie’s longing and inspiration for progress.
Advancement for “New Guy” started in mid 2015 when Sarkodie paid a sum of $25,000 to cover the creation charges related with the recording. He likewise needed Ace Hood to show up on the track since he thought about him “one of the world’s most impressive rappers”. On 12 September 2015, Sarkodie delivered Mary, a live collection named after his grandma who passed on in 2012. “Mewu” was delivered as the lead single from the collection two months earlier. A signature meeting for the collection was held at the West Hills Mall in Accra. Sarkodie sold almost 4,000 duplicates of the collection on the primary day of its delivery.
In February 2016, he addressed a gathering of Harvard Business School understudies. Themed “The Art of the Hustle”, his discourse was principally about the difficulties related with being an African performer. Sarkodie additionally performed at the occasion following his discourse.
Sarkodie held the fourth version of his Rapperholic show on Christmas Day. Tickets for the occasion sold out inside 72 hours of its delivery. The show highlighted extra exhibitions from Fuse ODG, R2Bees, Wizkid, Samini, VVIP, Efya and Shatta Wale. On 11 March 2016, Sarkodie performed with the music band The Composers at the O2’s Indigo scene; the occasion was facilitated by DJ Abrantee.
Sarkodie delivered his fifth studio collection Highest on 8 September 2017. It involves 19 melodies, including 3 intermissions and a reward track. Delivered through Sarkcess Music and Dice Recordings, the collection highlights visitor appearances from Jesse Jagz, Moelogo, Flavor, Korede Bello, Victoria Kimani and Big Narstie. Most noteworthy was principally delivered by Jayso, with extra creation from Masterkraft, TSpize, Ced Solo, Nova and Guilty Beatz.
Sarkodie delivered his introduction broadened play Alpha in June 2019. The 6-track EP highlights visitor appearances from Joey B and Ebony Reigns. Sarkodie prodded his cooperation with Reigns during the Ebony Reigns show, which remembered the late vocalist.
He delivered his fifth studio collection Black Love on December 20, 2019. It highlights visitor craftsman like Mr Eazi, Efya, Donae’o, Idris Elba, Stonebwoy, Tekno, Maleek Berry, Herman Suede, King Promise and Kizz Daniel. The collection was upheld by the recently delivered singles “Party and Bullshit”, “Saara”, “Do You” and “Can’t Let Go”. In a meeting with OkayAfrica in November, Sarkodie said the collection investigates topics of dark love and connections.
Sarkodie frequently raps in his local language Twi and is considered a “diverse rapper” because of the different melodic styles he has. Sarkodie is frequently named as one of Africa’s most noteworthy hip jump artists.MTV Base positioned him 6th on its rundown of the Hottest African MCs in 2014. In 2013, Lynx TV positioned him first on its rundown of the “Main 10 Ghanaian Rappers of All Time”.
In 2015, AfricaRanking.com positioned him third on its rundown of the “Main 10 African Rappers of 2015”. In 2015, The Guardian recorded him as one of its main five hip bounce follows up on the African mainland. He was positioned eighth on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 and 2015 rundown of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artistes.
On July 13, 2013, Sarkodie dispatched The Sarkodie Foundation, a non-benefit devoted to supporting oppressed youngsters. He made liberal gifts to the Royal Seed Home Orphanage in Kasoa. On December 25, 2014, The Sarkodie Foundation set out on a feed the children’s mission in Tema, where they furnished great many children with eight sacks of rice, yogurt and drink jars.
They additionally parted with school sacks, water jugs, caps and different things. Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Telecommunications, was additionally in participation to help the campaign.In October 2020,He voiced out his interests over the police mercilessness in Nigeria during the #EndSARS fight.
Sarkodie claims the Sark by Yas clothing line, which was dispatched on April 27, 2013. The dress line has frill for men, ladies and kids. In 2012, he was authoritatively disclosed as the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the University of Ghana, Legon.
As a component of the occasion, Samsung uncovered the Samsung Galaxy Pocket and Chief Hero Phones that had tweaked backdrops of Sarkodie and his mark; clients had the chance to download selective tracks of Sarkodie. He additionally dispatched the Obidi Chief earphones and marked a support manage FanMilk Ghana in 2013.
Sarkodie is presently in organization with Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, a brand that supported his 2013 Rapperholic visit. On 30 October 2019, he was selected as a minister for the Year of Return crusade; the honor was given on him at the Creative Arts Industry Forum.
Sarkodie frequently raps in his local language Twi and is considered a “complex rapper” because of the different melodic styles he has. Sarkodie is regularly named as one of Africa’s most prominent hip bounce artists.MTV Base positioned him 6th on its rundown of the Hottest African MCs in 2014. In 2013, Lynx TV positioned him first on its rundown of the “Main 10 Ghanaian Rappers of All Time”.
In 2015, AfricaRanking.com positioned him third on its rundown of the “Main 10 African Rappers of 2015”. In 2015, The Guardian recorded him as one of its main five hip jump follows up on the African landmass. He was positioned eighth on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 and 2015 rundown of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artistes.
On July 13, 2013, Sarkodie dispatched The Sarkodie Foundation, a non-benefit devoted to supporting oppressed youngsters. He made liberal gifts to the Royal Seed Home Orphanage in Kasoa. On December 25, 2014, The Sarkodie Foundation left on a feed the children’s mission in Tema, where they furnished huge number of children with eight sacks of rice, yogurt and refreshment jars.
They likewise parted with school packs, water containers, caps and different things. Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Telecommunications, was additionally in participation to help the campaign.In October 2020,He voiced out his interests over the police fierceness in Nigeria during the #EndSARS fight.
Sarkodie claims the Sark by Yas clothing line, which was dispatched on April 27, 2013. The attire line has frill for men, ladies and youngsters. In 2012, he was authoritatively disclosed as the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the University of Ghana, Legon.
As a feature of the occasion, Samsung divulged the Samsung Galaxy Pocket and Chief Hero Phones that had tweaked backdrops of Sarkodie and his mark; clients had the chance to download restrictive tracks of Sarkodie. He additionally dispatched the Obidi Chief earphones and marked a support manage FanMilk Ghana in 2013.
Sarkodie is presently in organization with Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, a brand that supported his 2013 Rapperholic visit. On 30 October 2019, he was selected as a minister for the Year of Return crusade; the honor was presented on him at the Creative Arts Industry Forum.
Sarkodie wedded Tracy in a private wedding function held in Tema, Ghana on 17 July 2018. They have two kids; a girl, Adalyn Owusu Addo and a child; Micheal Nana Yaw Owusu Addo Jnr. who is named after the well known rapper. Studio collections
Most elevated (2017)
Dark Love (2019) Live collections and EPs
Alpha (2019) Collaborative collections
T.M.G (with Jayso)
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