A Soul That Speaks Music – Black Sherif

Blacko, Kwaku Killa, Sad Boy, Kwaku Frimpong and KK The Traveller are the few of many names fast rising Ghanaian star Black Sheriff is referred to in the music scene. He has been marked as one of the great talents leading the new school of Ghanaian music scene.

Born on the 20th of January 2000, Mohammed Ismail Sherif hails from Konongo Zongo a town in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. To many, what draws them to the young artist are his relatable songs, some are drawn to his unique fashion sense while others just can’t get enough of his strong but soothing vocals.
His official music career which is a little over 2 years has been a rather interesting one with his music topping charts in and out of Ghana.

Ghana and the world got to know Blacko through his household singles “first and second sermon”. The buzz around the sermons was so much that in 5 days after being released on YouTube, “Second Sermon” garnered a million views. It was not surprising that global artist BurnaBoy featured on the remix of “Second Sermon”
“Kwaku The Traveller” his current single which was released when a lot of controversies were surrounding Blacko’s career became a global hit with a snippet from the song going viral on all social media platforms. Black Sherif has an impressive number of streams on all streaming platforms.

The artist celebrates a streaming milestone almost every week.
Whether it’s a feature or his actual song, Black Sherif has a way of owning every song and making his distinct sound known.
Kwaku Killa released his debut project “The Villian I Never Was” last year which the whole world was anticipating and he didn’t miss . The project did numbers and bagged him a couple of awards at the just needed Vodafone Ghana Music awards including ARTISTE OF THE YEAR .

Mayfred Osei

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