The biggest musical concert on the event’s calendar, “GHANA meets NAIJA” returns in its fourth year, with an even bigger and more exciting package for music fans in both Ghana and Nigeria.
Over the years, Ghana Meets Naija has been known as the platform for the biggest artistes in both Ghana and Nigeria to share one stage and thrill music lovers from both countries.
This year’s edition slated for Saturday 24th to feature performances from Nigeria’s finest acts like Davido, Kcee and Wizboyy; and from Ghana will be represented by Sarkodie, Guru and Castro.
With these set of artistes, the story of a preempted success is already getting the nation grip. We bring to you an in-depth profile of the acts for the night.
In 2012, he won the BET Awards for “Best International Act Africa”. Many Ghanaians recognize him as one of the Ghana’s leading hip hop and hip life artiste in the country. He is considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre. Sarkodie often raps in his native
language; Twi, and is considered a “multifaceted rapper” due to the various musical styles he possess. In 2010, Sarkodie received many awards and nominations ranging from “Artist of the Year” to “Album of the Year”.
His sophomore album, Rapperholic, was the recipient of 3 Ghana Music Awards from 12 nominations. He is a brand ambassador for Samsung Mobile. In 2013, he signed an endorsement deal with FanMilk Ghana. Sarkodie is currently in partnership with Tigo Telecommunications Ghana, a brand that sponsored the 2013 Rapperholic tour. He has his own clothing line called “Sark by Yas clothing line”.
He was ranked 8th on Forbes and Channel O’s 2013 list of the Top 10 Richest African Artistes. He is the first ever Ghanaian to win the “Best International Act: Africa” at the BET Awards. Sarkodie has had the privilege of performing on the same stage with international musicians such as T-Pain, Movado, Trey Songz, and Ludacris among others. He has a large fan base in Africa and is considered one of the most celebrated musical icons to hail from Ghana.
He has to his credit three albums: 2009: Makye, 2012: Rapperholic, 2014: Sarkology, and a collaboration album with Jayso in 2013 titled: T.M.G. We are very sure that Sarkodie will surely be performing his hit collabo ‘Adonai’ with Castro on the night.
May 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre is set …