Black Sherif’s incredible year has been crowned after his monster hit, Kwaku the Traveller was adjudged the most streamed Hip-Hop/Rap song of the year.
The remix of the song featuring Nigeria’s Burna Boy came second on the Turntable Magazine list.
Other notable songs from artists around the world include Wait For You by Future featuring Tems and Drake, ArrDee’s Come & Go, Always by Darkoo, Jack Harlow’s First Class, Hustle by Reminisce feat. BNXN fka Buju and D Smoke, JAE5’s Hustle featuring BNXN fka Buju and Dove, Olamide’s Hate Me featuring Wande Coal and Running by Ladipoe featuring Fireboy DML rounded up the top 10.
In a related development, Black Sherif has confidently said this is just the formative stage of his career which promises to be illustrious in years to come.
The youngster, albeit new in the game- presently rubs shoulders with mainstream artists and is regarded as one of the biggest acts in Ghana and Africa. He has attracted rave reviews from industry players and colleagues with the latest coming from American stars Snoop Dogg.
In a recent interview on BBC Radio 1 Xtra, Akon in particular enthused about the fast emerging Ghanaian rapper and composer. The distinguished performer of Senegalese heritage declared that Black Sherif is one of his favourites and that, in the absence of a large label, he would sign him.
“I’m a huge fan of Black Sherif right now. I think it may be because he just reminded me of my energy of myself when I came out. I remember the first record, bro.