Ghanaian singer and rapper, Black Sherif won the Best Hip Hop award at the Soundcity MVP Awards, which were held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. He played at the Palladium Times Square in New York City on May 20
What is the story behind Black Sherif?
Black Sherif’s love of music grew as he grew older and aspired to become a professional artist. Mohammed Ismail Sherif was born and raised in Konongo-Zongo, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. As both his parents worked mostly overseas, he started living with his aunt and other extended family members at the age of 10.
Black Sherif first gained public attention after releasing his hit single First Sermon in 2021. His big break came in March 2022 when he released his single Kwaku The Traveller.
The track peaked at number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts. His debut album The Villain I Never Was was released in October 2022.