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Biography of the week Sarkodie

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Micheal Owusu Addo popularly known in the music industry as Sarkodie was born on July 10, 1988 to his mother, Emma Maame Aggrey. A single parent who raised him among five children at Tema and was enrolled in Achimota

preparatory and Tema Methodist Day senior high school. Sarkodie is often found rapping in his native language (twi), for this, he’s known to be all- round rapper due to the various styles he uses in rapping. He’s greatly recognized as the best local rapper because of the talent he has in free styling off head with existence matters occurring in our world. He was then discovered by the C.E.O of the last two music Edward Nana Poku Osei popularly known as hammer. Sarkodie is currently under the management of Duncwills Entertainment; and Entertainment personnel who is popularly known as Doctor Duncan on Adom f.m’s kasahare level.

RECOGNITION
Sarkodie also reffered as obidi pon bidi is a Ghanaian hip hop recording artist, entertainer and a brand ambassador. Many Ghanaians recognize him as one of the leading hip hop /hip life artist in the country. He is considered as one of the major proponent of the Azonto genre and dance. In 2010, he received many awards and nominations ranging from ’’Artist of the year” to “album of the year”. His sophomore album, RAPPERHOLIC, was the recipient of 3 Ghana Music Awards from 12 nominations. He is brand ambassador for Samsung mobile. In 2013, he signed an endorsement deal with FanMilk Ghana. Sarkodie is currently in partnership with Tigo Communications Ghana, a brand that sponsored 2013 rapperholic tour. He owns his own clothing line called “sark” by yas clothing line. He was ranked 8th on Forbes and channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artistes. He is the first Ghanaian to win BET awards for “Best International African Act”.

DISCOGRAPHY

Main article: Sarkodie discography

Studio albums

1. Maky3 (2009)
2. Rapperholic (2012)
3. Sarkology (2014)

Collaborative albums
T.M.G (2013)

AWARDS WIN

Ghana Music Awards:
1. Hiplife/Hip hop Artist of the year     – 2014
2. Best Rapper of the year                     – 2014
3. Album of the year                             – 2014
4. Hip hop song of the year                   – 2014
5. Artist of the year                               – 2012
6. Best rapper of the year                      – 2012
7. Most popular song of the year          – 2012
8. Artist of the year                               – 2010
9. Discovery of the year                        – 2010
10. Hiplife/ hip hop Artist of the year   – 2010
11. Best collaboration of the year         – 2010
12. Best rapper of the year                    – 2010


MTV Africa Music Awards
1. Best hip hop


BET Awards
1. Best International African act

The Headies Awards
African Artist of the year          – 2012

National Youth Achievement
1. Award for achievement in music


Independent Music Awards
1. Rap/hip hop song of the year   – 2014

4Syte Music Video Awards
1. Best directed music video     – 2013
2. Most popular video               – 2013
3. Best hip hop video                – 2013
4. Best story line video             – 2013
5. Best hiplife video                  – 2012
6. Best hip hop video                – 2011
7. Best editing video                 – 2011
8. Best collaborating video       – 2011
9. Best editing video                 – 2010

MTV AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS
1. Best Hip hop act     – 2014

(Biography of the week  By: BrainArtGh  twitter @brainartgh – blissgh.com)

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