The young Ghanaian singer is 21 years old as of 2023. 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.
Was Black Sherif a dancer?
The young entertainer initially gained popularity in 2021 with his song “First Sermon,” which he released that May. Black Sherif was known as a great Dancer at Konongo who started writing his songs when he was in high school.
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, from 2012 onwards that are often about violent and hedonistic criminal lifestyles. Many of his lyrics are in an Akan dialect, Twi, his native tongue.
In 2022, a lawsuit was filed against Black Sherif for alleged breach of contract after he signed a deal with Empire Shadrach Agyei Owusu; the CEO of Waynes Chavis Consult was seeking the court to restrict Black Sherif from performing at events without his authorization.