Black Sherif, formerly Blacko, breakthrough came in March 2022 with his hit single “Kwaku the Traveller,” which reached Number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts.
Sherif attended his basic education at Konongo Zongo Islamic Basic School and later at Pinamang Educational Complex, where he graduated junior high school.
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The 21-year-old was born and raised in Konongo-Zongo, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Since March 2023 Black Sherif has performed at the Wireless Festival in Abu Dhabi, Something In The Water Festival in Virginia Beach, and Afronation Miami. He is the first Ghanaian to perform at the Wireless Festival in the UK.
Black Sherif’s breakthrough came in March 2022 with his single “Kwaku the Traveller,” which reached Number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts and became his most popular song.
Black Sherif’s music is a blend of highlife, reggae, and hip-hop, specifically UK drill, a subgenre of drill music and road rap, borrowing from the U.S. Chicago styles that originated in Brixton, London.