Did you know that Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie, is the most decorated Ghanaian artiste with laurels? Obidi, as his fans refer to him, is the first African to get 3 nominations at the BET Awards and actually the first Ghanaian to win a BET award and an MTV award. He is also the first African rapper to win a BET award.
He is the Ghanaian artist with the most GMA?s awards (15 awards) and 4syte MVA?s awards (13 awards). Sark is the African rapper with most awards(40 awards) with his 2 awards at the Headies Awards making him the Ghanaian with most awards at the Headies. The ?Revenge of the Spartans? rapper is the first African to win the best hiphop song award at the Independence Music Awards. This makes the Ghanaian rapper far ahead of his other African contemporaries like D?banj, Davido, Wizkid, Ice Prince, HHP and AKA.
The rapper who was previously on the DuncWills Entertainment label has five albums to his credit. They include Makye, Rapperholic, Sarkology, Mary and his collaborative album, TMG. His newest single #NewGuy, which features the international act, Acehood, has made so much waves even beyond the shores of this country.
Due to the current energy crisis the country is facing, Sark together with actresses, Yvonne Nelson and Lydia Forson, launched #dumsormuststop on social media. The rapper has worked with great acts in the music industry like Daddy Lumba, Kwabena Kwabena, Efya, Castro, 2Face, Timaya, R2bees, Fuse ODG, Ice Prince, Davido and Acehood. The C.E.O of SarkCess Music has been endorsed by several heavyweights in the music industry such as Obrafuor, Hammer of the Last Two,Kojo Antwi, Reggie Rockstone, X-Doe, Dr. Duncan,Mode 9 of Nigeria, AKA of South Africa who described him as one of the best rappers Africa has ever seen and Nigerian rapper M.I who described him as ?incredible?.
Arguably Sark is one of the best rappers Ghana has ever produced. From the small corners of Awoshie through to the Harbour City, C11, The SarkNation has become a force to reckon with. Sark is the highest paid Ghanaian artiste, no wonder he asked for 1.5m pounds to battle Jay Z.
The rapper has a clothing line, Sark, and manages his own record label, SarkCess Music
Source: LOVING GHANA