BLACK SHERIF WINS B.E.T AWARDS AS “BEST INTERNATIONAL FLOW”

The artist recently won his first award at the just ended B.E.T Hip Hop Awards 2023. He beat nine other rappers for the award of “Best International Flow”. Three of his competitors from Africans, Aka and K.O from South Africa, and Sampa The Great from Zimbabwe and other nominees Gazo (France), Central Cee (UK), J Hus (UK), Major Rd (Brazil), Ninho (France) and Tasha & Tracie (Brazil).
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Mohammed Ismail Sherif, professionally known as “Black Sherif”, formerly “Blacko”, born 9 January 2002, is a Ghanaian singer and rapper. He began his career in 2019 with the release of his song “Cry for Me” on YouTube. His debut single “Money” was released on May 25, 2020, along with a music video.  He initially gained popularity in 2021 with his song “First Sermon”, which he released that May. This was followed up with the “Second Sermon” in July. His breakthrough came in March 2022 with his hit single “Kwaku the Traveller”, which reached Number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts. Its music video has been viewed over17 million times. He then released his debut album, “The Villain I Never Was”, on October 5, 2022, supported by the singles “45” and “Soja”.

Black Sherif has worked on songs by Sarkodie, Stormzy, Amerado, DJ Breezy, Larry Gaaga and many others. He performed at the 25th anniversary of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, which took place at the OVO Arena in Wembley, London. In December 2022, he hosted his debut concert, the “Mozama Disco Concert”, in Accra,Ghana. On 20 February 2023, he won the Best Hip Hop award at the Soundcity MVP Awards, which were held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. He played the Palladium Times Square in New York City on May 20 2023.

The artist recently won his first award at the just ended B.E.T Hip Hop Awards 2023. He beat nine other rappers for the award of “Best International Flow”. Three of his competitors from Africans, Aka and K.O from South Africa, and Sampa The Great from Zimbabwe and other nominees Gazo (France), Central Cee (UK), J Hus (UK), Major Rd (Brazil), Ninho (France) and Tasha & Tracie (Brazil).

He was nominated in the “Best Inspirational Flow” category with Benjamin Epps (France), Central Cee (UK), Blxckie (South Africa), Haviah Mighty (Canada), Knucks (UK), Le Juiice (France), Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe), and Tasha & Tracie (Brazil) at the 2022 edition of the prestigious B.E.T Awards but unfortunately lost to Benjamin Epps.

Congratulations to Black Sheriff in this new level achievement and more is expected from him in his future projects. Keep representing Africa to the top.

Delia Nyadi

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