Micahel Owusu Addo, known in Ghanaian Showbiz as Sarkodie has been announced winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.
Sarkodie who is most decorated Ghanaian Artiste contested Nigerian rapper; Falz the Bad Guy, Ghetts from the United Kingdom, Kalash from France, Female rapper; Little Simz from the UK, South African hip pop prodigy; Nasty C, and Tory Lanez of Canada in that category.
Sarkodie in his acceptance speech dedicated the award to his daughter, Adalyn Owusu Addo (Titi), and used the opportunity to urge the world to visit Ghana as part of the Year of Return celebrations.
“I just want to say thank you to the Almighty God. To my family, this one is for my lil girl Titi…. I think Africa has always had it and it is about that time. This year is the Year of Return and I will urge each and every one of you here to take a trip back home.”
In his speech, Sarkodie also recognized Akon who was present at the awards.
The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The event was hosted by American comedian, actor and entertainer, Lil Duval. The BET Hip Hop Awards will air on television Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. EDT on BET.
Author: Nana Kwesi Coomson (www.233times.com) @nkcoomson on Twitter/Instagram