Michael Owusu Addo imagined July 10, 1988, alluded to expertly as Sarkodie , is a Ghanaian rapper and financial specialist from Tema. His responsibilities to the Ghanaian music industry have procured him different distinctions, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”. He has been detailed as the chief champ of BET’s Best International Flow specialist at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is moreover seen as one of the huge backers of the Azonto sort and dance and maybe the best African rappers ever.
Early life and career beginnings :
Sarkodie was brought into the earth on 10 July 1988 and raised in koforidua, Tema, and is the fourth brought into the universe of five adolescents. He has gone to Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and continued to IPMC, where he got a degree in a visual depiction. Sarkodie began his music calling as an underground rapper, participating in Adom FM’s standard rap challenge Kasahare Level.
He met his previous director Duncan Williams while taking part in the previous rivalry. He likewise met artists Edem and Castro, who acquainted him with Hammer of The Last Two, a setup record-maker. Spellbound by his rap streams, Hammer allowed Sarkodie to record two tracks of songs for Edems lady grouping Volta Regime.
- Sarkodie regularly raps in his local language, a Ghanaian Language, and is considered a “multi-layered rapper” because of the different melodic styles he has. Sarkodie is regularly named one of Africa’s most noteworthy hip-bounce artists.MTV Base positioned him 6th on its rundown of the Hottest African MCs in 2014.
- In 2013, Lynx TV situated him first on its once-over of the “Principle 10 Ghanaian Rappers of All Time”. In 2015, AfricaRanking.com situated him third on its overview of the “Fundamental 10 African Rappers of 2015”. In 2015, The Guardian recorded him as one of its best five hip jumps follows up on the African mainland.
- He was placed eighth on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 and 2015 once-over of the Top 10 Richest African Artistes. In 2020, he grabbed “Artiste of the Year” during the Ghana Music Awards USA.
On July 13, 2013, Sarkodie announced The Sarkodie Foundation, a non-advantage dedicated to helping, and lively supporting persecuted kids. He made liberal endowments to the Royal Seed Home Orphanage in KasoaHe made liberal blessings to the Royal Seed Home Orphanage in Kasoa. On December 25, 2014, The Sarkodie Foundation set out a feed the children’s mission in Tema, Ghana, where they furnished a huge number of children with sacks of rice, yoghurt, and drink jars. They likewise parted with school packs, water jugs, caps, and different things. Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Telecommunications, was additionally participating to help the mission.
Business vocation and supports :
Sarkodie claims the Sark by Yas clothing line, which was dispatched on April 27, 2013. The apparel line has embellishments for men, ladies, and youngsters. In 2012, he was authoritatively uncovered as the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the University of Ghana, Legon. As a feature 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.