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VGMA24: Sarkodie wins best Hip Hop Artist of the year 2023

Sarkodie, born Michael Owusu Addo, is a Ghanaian rapper and songwriter who has made a significant impact in the music industry not only in Ghana but across Africa and beyond. He was born on July 10, 1985, in Tema, a coastal town in Ghana.

Sarkodie began his music career in 2007 after he recorded his first single “Baby” which gained popularity in Ghana. He then released his debut album “Makye” in 2009, which featured hit tracks such as “Push”, “Baby” and “Chat with You”. His second album “Rapperholic” was released in 2012 and was a massive commercial success in Ghana. The album contained popular songs like “You Go Kill Me” and “Onyame Ehyira”.

Sarkodie has since released several other albums and singles, collaborating with both local and international artists. He is known for his unique rap style which blends English and local Ghanaian dialects such as Twi, Fante and Ga. His lyrics often address social and political issues, and he is regarded as one of the most influential and talented rappers in Africa.

In 2012, Sarkodie won the BET Award for Best International Act, making him the first Ghanaian artist to win the award. He has also won numerous other awards including the Ghana Music Award for Artiste of the Year and Best Rapper. In 2021, he won the Hip Life Artiste of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, cementing his place as a legend in the Ghanaian music industry.

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Aside from his music career, Sarkodie is also a successful businessman and entrepreneur. He owns a clothing line, Sark by Yas, and has also endorsed several brands including Samsung and Tigo.

Sarkodie is admired and respected by many for his talent, hard work and philanthropy. He has supported various causes such as education, health and poverty reduction in Ghana, and has established the Sarkodie Foundation to support the less privileged in society.

In conclusion, Sarkodie’s impact on the music industry in Ghana and Africa as a whole cannot be overemphasized. He has achieved great success in his music career and has become a role model for many young aspiring artists. Sarkodie is undoubtedly one of Ghana’s most prominent and talented musicians, and his contributions to the music industry will always be remembered.

Congratualtions to Sarkodie for this another great honor given to him as the best Hip Hop Artist of the year 2023 at the VGMA.

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