This weekend has been a very eventful one for Ghanaian Musician Black Sherif. Before the release of his latest single ‘1st Sermon Freestyle’, Black Sherif released the behind the scene video as a means for fans to anticipate the release of the single. The plan worked and got the whole of Ghana talking about his latest single and his music style in general.
The freestyle forms part of his Road To The Tape series. After the release of the single on all digital platforms, Black Sherif received co-sign from Sarkodie, Criss Waddle and Edem.
According to Criss Waddle “I swear if you a hustler you need to watch this, BLACKSHERIF is a preacher for the hustlers.”
Edem gave Criss Waddle the props for having an good ear for talent, “I rmbr when you told me to check out Medikal and I put him on egboame..You have the ear bro..”
After posting the Freestyle on Twitter, Sarkodie met up with Black Sherif on set, where Black Sherif previewed his “1st Sermon Freestyle” to Sarkodie.
Da’Hammer know for grooming big arts like Sarkodie, Edem and Kwaw Kese, took to Instagram to ask why the main stream media wasn’t pushing Black Sherif’s music. “What’s really going on… where are the gatekeepers who’re steering this industry. Who actually determines what should be popular and what should be shelved? I can’t believe @blacksherif_ isn’t in the frontlines.“
Black Sherif’s songs are known to convey a certain type of feeling that expressing his sadness, depression, or other struggles in his easily relatable songs.
We can’t keep these five songs out of our head and we want to share them with you. Enjoy!
Black Sherif – 1st Sermon Freestyle
In this freestyle dubbed “1st Sermon”, Black Sherif blends an ambient of soft and hardcore rap leaning ambiance, demonstrating range with his vocal talent and good compositional ability.
This freestyle is no exception to his well recognized practice of expressing his unhappiness, sorrow, or other hardships through readily understandable tunes. With his first sermon, produced by Ghanaian Stallion, he provides a taste of what to expect on his next album.
Black Sherif – Ankonam
‘Ankonam’ which translates as a loner is a mid-tempo song that describes the struggle of a poor man who has been to be on his own due to his condition. Black Sherif who is known for his powerful and soothing voice together with his touchy lyrics effortlessly tells the story to perfection.
Black Sherif – Ade Akye
Ade Akye being a sad song, will not put you in your feelings or make you cry but rather ginger you to get off your seats and hustle. Dark eerie trap beat, pain infested vocals, inspiring lyrics and more constitute to the making of this song.”
Black Sherif – Destiny
Destiny is an inspirational and motivational song, produced by Dusha Billions and mixed/mastered by Samsney. Destiny gives off the feeling of young Black Sherif asking God for a way. Destiny also passes a the hustlers pray for a better day tomorrow. In Destiny Black Sherif details the struggles and hustle he’s gone through.
Black Sherif – Money
Black Sherif serves us with this inspirational and motivational song titled ‘Money’. He talks about the hustle and tussle people go through on the streets to make a living. This song is truly very touching, Production credit to TubhaniMuzik.
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