Award winning Rapper Sarkodie has revealed that his daughter has affected every part of his life positively including his music.
The BET Award winning Rapper who was explaining the inspiration behind his much anticipated ‘Highest’ album at an exclusive album listening session in Accra on Friday August 18, 2017, said his daughter Titi is his biggest inspiration for the album.
“The little one she actually played a major role in the album. She changed the world storyline and changed my mindset. I am now a bit sensitive with the things I say”.
Little Titi’s influence on her father is evident in some songs on the album and even on the official album cover arts.
The ‘Highest’ album is set to unleash his latest offering of stellar African influenced hip-hop sounds to the world, Sarkodie announced the album at an exclusive listening event at the plush ElectroLand Showroom in Accra, Ghana where he also treated his fans to screenings of cinematic visuals for 6 tracks from the project.
At the Listening/Screening event, Sarkodie described “Highest” as his most challenging project yet. He also stated that it is a celebration of his achievements. From that kid on the streets of Tema to selling out venues across the Globe. King Sark is ready to take his brand of fearless and contagious hip-hop hits to even higher heights.
Scheduled for release on September 8th 2017, ‘Highest’ is a collection of 15 brand new songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track. 19 tracks in total as displayed on the official album track-list. An incredible collection of solid Hip-Hop and Afro-Beats cuts that are set to push him even further into the international stratosphere.
Highest features some major local and International acts such as his long-time friend and Producer Jayso, UK’s very own Big Narstie, Victoria Kimani (Kenya), Moelogo (UK), renowned Spoken Word artist Suli Breaks (UK), Korede Bello (Nigeria), Praiz (Nigeria), Yung L (Nigeria), Joey B (Ghana), Jesse Jagz (Nigeria), Flavour (Nigeria) and Bobii Lewis (UK).
Named as one of the biggest Hip-Hop acts on the African continent by The Guardian and with four hugely popular and acclaimed studio albums to his name, the Ghanaian hip-hop artist and winner of the Best International Act: Africa at the 2012 BET Awards Sarkodie has announced the release of his highly anticipated fourth studio album ‘Highest’.
The “Highest” album will be marketed and distributed by Sarkcess Music in partnership with Dice Recordings, a UK based Record Label.
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