Black Sherif: Artiste Explains Why He Feels He Is In A Video Game In Miami After His US Tour

Black Sherif: Artiste Explains Why He Feels He Is In A Video Game In Miami After His US Tour

  • Hip-hop star Black Sherif said he felt like he was in a video game during an interview in Miami
  • Blacko added that he only saw tall buildings in video games so he was overwhelmed by the sight of the buildings in Miami
  • He explained the meaning of his name after his performance at the AfroNation Concert with Burna Boy

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Hip-hop artiste Black Sherif said he felt like he was in a video game during his interview in Miami, US, because of the tall buildings he saw.

He explained the meaning of his stage name to his interviewer and talked about his pride in seeing a large crowd overseas sing his song word for word.

Black Serif shares Miami experience
Black Sherif in Miami Photo credit: utvghana @Getty Images/Jeff Greenberg
Source: Instagram

Black Sherif gave an electrifying performance to an audience with Grammy award-winning artiste Burna Boy at the just-ended AfroNation. He said he could not believe his eyes when he saw the crowd singing his song with him.

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When his interviewer asked him about how he felt in Miami, the Vodafone Ghana Music Award's Artiste of The Year said that he only had seen the beautiful buildings in Miami in movies and video games.

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Black Sherif shares his Miami experience

"This is my first time, I am happy to be here. Even the city feels like a video game. It is only in video games that I see taller buildings like this. The people over here and the energy over here is awesome. It's so unreal, and I love it. I appreciate it every hour," he said.

Black Sherif explains the meaning of his name

"I am Mohammed Ismail Sherif. The Black means African, and the Sherif means high-born, it talks about a noble personality. So the Black Sherif means a high-born African," Blacko added.

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Watch the video of Black Sherif talking about his Miami experience and explaining his name below

Some Ghanaians reacted to Black Sherif's Miami interview

Some Ghanaians reacted positively to Black Sherif's interview and applauded his honesty, while others appreciated the interviewer for asking relevant questions.

michaelnuwor commented:

Sensible questions. Ghanaian interviewer will 1st ask, are you a devil worshipper

ayinwaa said:

He is being Honest. When I first came to the US, I told my husband I felt like am in a Hollywood movie. Because it was only in movies that I had seen that kind of buildings and lights…

nana_ama_tiwaah stated:

He spoke well. Just the right words. No beating about the bush

Video of Black Sherif explaining his goat tattoos emerges

Meanwhile, published earlier that Black Sherif clarified that the goat symbol on his hand was a representation of a mountain goat.

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Blacko claimed his goat tattoo reminds him of a mountain goat's tenacity, in contrast to recent allegations that it is a sign of devil worshipping.

Mountain goats can scale tall mountains no matter the difficulties, according to the award-winning musician, and this has inspired him throughout his musical career.

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