Over a decade now, Sarkodie has impacted and influenced a generation of musicians across Africa and beyond.
Sarkodie is regarded as Africa’s best Rapper because of the ambient stellar flow to back the claims of the greatest rapper in Africa of all time.
Practically and evidently extending for a decade and more of consistency in the Ghanaian music industry, a very rare attribute on the mainstream spotlight.
For about a decade now, Sarkodie has remained consistent in dropping jams that aren’t only memorable (and often fun to party too), but ones that also stay unapologetically true to his Ghanaian heritage.
There cannot be a conversation about the revolution of African music without mentioning Sarkodie, his impact and influence in pushing the sound can’t be overlooked, his impact birthed a new generation of young talents in the African music scene.
However, in the early 2010s, Sarkodie’s smash single ‘U Go Kill Me’ with a well-delivered chorus from E.L (Azonto) created an era of its own in Ghana music and Africa beyond, arguably one of the greatest intra-national hit songs.
Obviously before the emergence of the digital streaming era and Internet exposure which yielded massively to today’s music in Africa.
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U Go Kill Me’ peaked at number 1 on various charts in Ghana and Nigeria, with a remix that features vocals from Wizkid, Ice Prince, Navio, and EL
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.
Spanning through the impacts and influence in the music scene, and so far his hard work and contributions since his debut have churned out significant awards, recognitions, and a solid fan base across the world.
Also, few artists from Ghana have had such extra-ordinary breakout (intra-national popularity), they include VIP, Castro, Reggie Rockstone, and others.
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Releasing over six (6) solid studio albums, two (2) EP projects and a collaborative album in the potency of his career marks his underlying legendary edge in the music industry.
In 2015, Sarkodie released a song titled “New Guy” featuring American rapper Ace Hood, via Sarkcess Music and Ivy League Records.
An Afro hip-hop and hip-hop song that contains hard alternating rap verses, while its lyrics based on his desire and motivation for success.
Sarkodie is the most awarded Ghanaian artiste, totaling 105 all-time awards won with over 191 nominations (local and international).
He is also the first artist to win the Best International Flow award at the BET Hip Hop Awards.
On the other hand, it is safe to regard him as a legend in the music phase.