Akon Expresses Admiration For Black Sherif, Video Excites Many Ghanaians

Akon Expresses Admiration For Black Sherif, Video Excites Many Ghanaians

  • Konvict Muzik founder and R&B singer, Akon, has disclosed that he is a huge fan of thriving Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif
  • In a recent interview, he hinted that the 'Kwaku The Traveller' hitmaker was talented and that could be felt through his music
  • His statement has generated conversations on social media as many Ghanaians hail him for acknowledging Blacko

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Senegalese-American singer Akon has revealed that he is currently a huge fan of budding Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif.

Black sherif and Akon
Black Sherif (left) and Akon (right). Photo Source: @blacksherif_ and Getty Images
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In a recent interview on BBC Radio 1Xtra, the multiple award-winning record producer hinted that Black Sherif reminds him of the energy he had in his hay days when he started doing music.

He revealed that he was first exposed to Black Sherif's music when a close friend from Mali called Bako played Black Sherif's hit song 'Second Sermon' when they were in New York City.

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He stated that what made him fall in love with Blacko was how he told his story through his songs and how it manifests in his voice.

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"You can feel the pain, you can feel the struggle, you hear the challenges. But you can just hear a ghetto kid just wanting to get out. It's the way he says it. Like, you know, it's real. It's not nothing that is fabricated," Akon said.

Ghanaians react as Akon expresses admiration for Ghanaian rapper Black sherif

@MrrOppong stated:

don’t stop @blacksherif_ keep going

@malan_nuh opined:

Originality resonates in every ear. @blacksherif_ is the truth at the moment.

@1RealRichie stated:

Goosebumps chale..goosebumps!

@kobbyryder_ remarked:

He is the voice of the youth in Africa .. That part alone ❤

@ghanaspora said:

Black Sherif gets endorsement from Akon ✅ during an interview on BBC Radio One

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@AngeloBenjy commented:

This is so beautiful to watch and hear. More grace to Blacko

@kobecreamy said:

The combination of Grace & Hardwork be wild oo.

Sarkodie And Black Sherif Perform 'Country Side' For The First Time, Thrilling Video Drops

YEN.com.gh previously reported that multiple award-winning Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie and budding rapper Black Sherif have officially performed together on the same stage for the first time, which has excited many netizens.

Blacko, as his fans affectionately call him, joined Sarkodie on stage in London for Sarkodie's album listening party for the Jamz Album.

They performed 'Country Side', one of the songs on the album, as they thrilled guests with an electrifying performance.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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