Sarkodie Biography- Undoubtedly the most loved rapper in West Africa and one of the highly-respected musicians in West Africa, Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie is one of the most defined musicians in Ghana.
The talented rapper is among the very few Ghanaian rappers who rap in their local language but have crossed borders with their crafts.
Sarkodie has performed on big platforms and won numerous honours including The Headies, BET, and MTVs, with his dominance over the rap game here in Africa and beyond.
Today, we touch on all you need to know about the most loved Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie. This Biography will cover from his real name, age, parents, hometown, educational background, wife, kids, career, awards, hit songs, albums, records, and his contact.
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Sarkodie Real Name
Known popularly by his stage name Sarkodie aka Obidibiponbidi, the rapper is known in real life as Michael Owusu Addo. He chose the name Sarkodie because of his notion that people who bear the name Sarkodie often turn out to be rich.
According to the rapper, his father had two friends who were both called Sarkodie and they were all rich men. He decided to call himself by the alias because he also wanted to be rich like his dad’s friends.
Sarkodie Age : Sarkodie Date of Birth
The international rap icon was born on the 10th of July 1985. Sarkodie turned 36 on the 10th of July, 2021.
We are expecting him to celebrate this very one in a grand style.
Sarkodie, the fourth of five children, was raised in the Harbour City known as Tema by his mum, Emma Maame Aggrey.
The musician loves showing off his mother on social media and she is a big fan of the rapper right from the beginning of his career.
His father has been identified as Augustine Owusu Addo. Growing up, Michael Owusu Addo spent most of his time with his mum then than he did with his dad.
A Ghanaian by nationality, rapper Sarkodie was born and raised in Tema but he comes from Juaso. Juaso is a town and is the capital of Asante Akim South, a district in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Sarkodie visited his hometown‘ Juaso (Nkwanta)’ for the 1st time in 28 years on April 23, 2019, with his wife and team.
Sarkodie Schools Educational Background
So just where did Sarkodie go to school? Many people are eager to know whether the rapper ever had a degree or went to school because he is famously known for rapping in twi.
Sarkodie Educational Background
Sarkodie started and completed his primary level in Tema, Ghana where he obtained the first Leaving Certificate.
He moved on to upgrade his artistry by getting a degree in Graphics and Design from IPMC.
The popular Ghanaian rapper is married to Tracy Owusu Addo, popularly known as Tracy Sarkcess. They tied the knot in 2018 after knowing and dating each other from 2007.
The love birds have been together for more than 13 years.
Sarkodie and Tracy have been blessed with two beautiful kids, a girl, and a boy. Sarkodie’s firstborn is Adalyn Owusu Addo popularly known as Titi Sarkcess.
Titi Sarkcess who has over 37,000 followers on instagram is just four years old.
After four years, the rapper has welcomed his second born, Michael Nana Yaw Owusu Addo whose name was officially unveiled by the rapper on June 21, 2020.
Sarkodie started rap at the age of four and throughout his education right from when he was in preparatory school till when he gained his degree in Graphic Designing from IPMC, he had intense ambitions of changing the music game and making his presence felt worldwide in the coming years.
As a creative and innovative rapper, Sarkodie began his instrumental career as an underground rapper, where his appearances on various rap competitions among which the most popular at the time, “Kasahare Level” on Adom FM saw him knocking out several other rappers and becoming a rap champion in Tema.
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It was through these rap battles that he met his manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment. He also met Edem, Castro, Kwaw Kese, and other artistes who introduced him to Hammer of the Last Two, a well-known producer. Hammer who was impressed with Sarkodie’s unique ability to freestyle with clever rhymes mixed with logic featured Sarkodie on two songs off Ewe rapper Edem’s 2008 album, Volta Regime, to introduce him before the recording of his debut album.
WATCH: Black Sherif Turns The Street Of Germany Upside Down With His Trilling Performance
Black Sherif was one of the headline artists at the Summer Jam 2023 concert in Cologne, Germany, which took place on Friday, June 30
The Ghanaian musician performed on the first day of the three-day concert, which will end on July 3
Black Sherif performed Kwaku The Traveller and other songs from his impressive catalogue of hits
Ghanaian music sensation Black Sherif took the stage by storm as one of the headline artists at the highly anticipated Summer Jam 2023 concert in Cologne, Germany.
The electrifying event kicked off on Friday, June 30 and will continue to rock the city for three consecutive days, concluding on July 3.
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WATCH: Yaw Dabo Officially collaborates With Spanish Football Scout On A 36 Months Deal
Xavi Hildago arrived in Ghana in June to witness football talents display their skills at the Dabo Soccer Academy Justify
After seeing all dexterities, some players were selected, and finally, an official football partnership between Ghana and Spain was born
Ghanaian actor and soccer academy owner Yaw Dabo received high praise for his excellent international relations after successfully promoting Ghana football in Spain.
The diminutive actor went viral in Spain after his interview in the country went viral.
The Spanish were taken about by his passion for the game even when he couldn’t express himself adequately in English.
After dominating the trends for weeks, Yaw Dabo convinced Spanish football Xavi Hildago to check out talents in Ghana.
Xavi Hildago, who has had dealings with Barcelona, accepted the invitation and arrived in the country in June.
He toured all the Dabo Soccer Academy justify locations and interacted with the players who came for tryouts.
The Spanish scout also had fun shooting a skit with Ras Nene and pounding fufu for the first time.
WATCH: We both have daughters, we shall see- Yvonne Nelson tells Sarkodie after he ‘insult£d’ her in new song
Yvonne Nelson has swiftly reacted to the new diss song aimed at her by her former lover Sarkodie over some claims she made about him in her popular autobiography, I am not Yvonne Nelson.
In a new song called Try Me, the legendary rapper presented his version of the events, claiming that even though he wasn’t ready at the time, he wanted her to keep the child but Yvonne refused on the grounds that she was in school.
Sarkodie talked about how he was in love with Yvonne Nelson for real, but it later turned out that he was probably only one of many guys who Yvonne had lined up like Cuban links.
He claimed that he had intended to keep that element of his life a secret until after his death, but he now feels compelled to do it because Yvonne Nelson disseminated a lie that serves her interests.
“I’m not going to lie, we had a thing. First, I thought we had a think until I had the hint that there were many guys. I tried to stay away but then you came that you were pregnant. But then I wasn’t ready but I told you to keep it.
“You told be you were schooling so you needed to complete it but till today, I don’t believe it. I told you to let my doctor take care of you and you sent a text later that your friend has recommended a one of the best doctors…
“So don’t you make it seem like I was the one pushing you for abortion. Baby girl make you no try me”, he raps on Try Me.
The song, as expected, became viral online. The actress was drawn to this, and she quickly refuted several of his assertions.
“Insults won’t work Michael, Respect womanhood. I’m happy the world gets to see how you are playing this and the real you. Young women get to learn from this. You would get the applause for a rap. still doesn’t change the truth,” she posted.
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