Ghanaian rapper and songwriter, Black Sherif won the artiste of the year at the just ended 2023 edition of VODAFONE GHANA MUSIC AWARDS (VGMA).
Black Sherif beat Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, King PromisE, Camidoh, Kidi, Piesie Esther and Joe Mettle to win the award at the awards ceremony organised by Charter House last Saturday, May 6 at the Grand Arena, Accra.
Born Mohammed Ismail Sherif, Black Sherif, whose hit songs, ‘First Sermon’, ‘Second Sermon’, Kwaku the traveller and others are making a lot of waves on the music scene, is one of the emerging talented hip hop artiste who announced his presence in the music industry in 2019.
In addition to the artiste of the year award, Black Sherif also took home the most popular song of the year award with Kwaku the traveller, Best Music Video Award, and Best Hip-hop Song of the Year with Kwaku The Traveller.
The event, which was attended by a large number of music stakeholders, entertainers, and music lovers in the country, is the only musical awards scheme that honours and celebrates all emerging musicians in the music industry.
An excited Black Sherif, following his win, walked to the stage singing Sad Boys Don’t Fold whiles he got the crowd cheering him on and chanting his name in the room.
He thanked everyone that supported him throughout his career stating “I dedicate this award to my mother, father and to Konongo Zongo.”
He later sang the lyrics to Sad Boys Don’t Fold as a goodbye – “sending love to my rastas…We’ll be great ‘nti moda a monda’ (if you sleep, sleep well).
Black Sherif assured his fans to expect his new work in June.
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