Sarkodie Hits 1m Spotify Streams



Popular Ghanaian rapper Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie, has officially hit one million streams on Spotify with his hit song ‘Country Side’ featuring Black Sherif.

‘Country Side’ was one of the tracks on the rapper’s eighth studio album titled ‘Jamz’.

Just hours after the release of ‘Jamz’ in November 2022, Sarkodie joined the Golden Club on Africa’s largest streaming and download platform, Boomplay.

This was made possible by Sarkodie amassing a total of 100m streams from his catalogue on the popular streaming platform.

By achieving this feat, Sarkodie becomes the second Ghanaian artiste to join Boomplay’s Golden Club after Black Sherif.

‘Jamz’ album consists of 10-tracks with nine featured artistes namely; Oxlade, King Promise, Cina Soul, Joeboy, BNXN, Kranium, Lojay, Ink Boy, and Black Sherif.

Sarkodie’s contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award (VGMA) for ‘Artiste of the Decade’.

He was announced the first winner of BET’s ‘Best International Flow Act’ at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.

In 2015, ranked Sarkodie third on its list of the ‘Top 10 African Rappers of 2015.’

In the same year, The Guardian listed him as one of its top five hip hop acts on the African continent.

He was ranked eighth on Forbes and Channel O‘s 2013 and 2015 list of the ‘Top 10 Richest/Bankable African Artistes.’

In 2020, he won the ‘Artiste of the Year’ during the Ghana Music Awards USA (GMA USA).