Sarkodie: Ghanaian Rapper Releases Clean Version Of Try Me On YouTube, Fans Call Him Smart

Sarkodie: Ghanaian Rapper Releases Clean Version Of Try Me On YouTube, Fans Call Him Smart

  • Sarkodie has released a clean version of his Try Me song on YouTube, sparking a wave of reactions from his fans
  • Many were of the view that uploading a new version of the song was smart on the rapper's part
  • Try Me is a controversial song in which Sarkodie addresses Yvonne Nelson's memoir, where she details their amorous relationship in 2010

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Ghanaian rap star Sarkodie has just put out a clean version of his popular song Try Me on YouTube, which has sparked a lot of reactions from his fans. Many people think it was a smart move by the rapper to upload a new version of the song.

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Try Me is a controversial song where Sarkodie talks about his past relationship with Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson. The song is based on Nelson's book, where she talks openly about their romantic involvement in 2010.

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With the release of the clean version, Sarkodie has seemingly aimed to address the public's concerns regarding the explicit nature of the original track. By providing an alternative rendition, he allows fans who may have been uncomfortable with the explicit content to enjoy his music without reservations.

Fans have shared their reactions on social media to the clean version of Try Me. They appreciated Sarkodie's decision and felt it was a good idea. They also liked the new lyrics because they still capture the spirit of the original song but are more suitable for a wider audience.

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Music expert weighs in on Sarkodie profiting from Yvonne Nelson scandal

Speaking to, music expert Chris Tsormanah weighed in on the idea of Sarkodie profiting from two different versions of Try Me.

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I think it was a smart move on his part. You know Sarkodie is not just a musician. He is a businessman as well. He has received a lot of backlash and negative feedback in the midst of all this Yvonne Nelson brouhaha. It is only fair if he also profits from the buzz. He said

He added that:

As long as it is his content and he has the rights to it, he can definitely monetize both versions of the song.

Fans praise Sarkodie

Fans of the rapper praised him for being smart and profiting from the controversy

soldierboy522 said:

King sark all the way. The brotherhood is proud of you. Don't mind the people who are insulting you

valencywiry1924 wrote:

Cashing out in another version I love sarkodie

mclord4716 said:

This is what haters hate to see. But, hey, we ain't stopping

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Rapper addresses Sarkodie's Try Me song

In another story, An ardent fan of Yvonne Nelson has released a diss track for Sarkodie.

The rapper said Sarkodie should have acted maturely in the wake of his feud with Yvonne Nelson.

Netizens, who reacted to the song and praised the rapper for his show of creativity.

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Geraldo Amartey (Entertainment Editor) Geraldo Amartey is an Entertainment Editor at He pursued a degree in linguistics at the University of Ghana and graduated in 2020. He has over three years of experience in journalism. Geraldo's professional career in journalism started at the Ministry Of Information, where he worked as a writer. You can reach out to him at