Multiple award-winning rapper, Sarkodie has yet again set social media ablaze after his freestyle performance at BET was posted online, ABC News can report.
The rapper performed the about 4-minute episode with French musician, Kalash, both of whom were nominated for the same category at this year’s Black Entertainment Television Awards.
The freestyle is part of this year’s BET Cypher.
Michael Owusu Addo, which is Sarkodie’s real name, made history at the 2019 edition of the BET Awards, as he became the first artiste to win the Best International Flow Act at the Hip Hop Awards.
Sarkodie beat competition from Falz (Nigeria), Ghetts (U.K.), Kalash (France), Lil Simz (U.K.), Nasty C (South Africa), Tory Lanez (Canada) at the event held at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, United States of America.
The tweet that accompanied the video noted, “Hip-Hop is a global phenomenon & we are excited this year for our new #BestInternationalFlow category! @kalash972 brought the Caribbean vibes in his bars & @Sarkodie came through & shut it all down! Catch the show tonight to see who wins #HipHopAwards”
The most decorated Ghanaian musician, Sarkodie, used the opportunity to push pan-Africanism in his freestyle rap performed before the Awards ceremony.
Hip-Hop is a global phenomenon & we are excited this year for our new #BestInternationalFlow category! @kalash972 brought the Caribbean vibes in his bars & @Sarkodie came through & shut it all down! Catch the show tonight to see who wins 👑 #HipHopAwards pic.twitter.com/gNuHWz3Oyy
— BET (@BET) October 8, 2019
The performance has generated so much social media buzz with majority of people hailing him for his spot-on delivery.
Proud African 🦅🤝🤝🤝🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/gRaEhyIyZX
— KOBBY KYEI NEWS LIVE 🦅🇬🇭 (@kobby_kyei) October 8, 2019
Sarkodie told black women to be confident in their black skin and said F*uck you to Hollywood
Explained how the whites try to divide and conquer us.. still colonizing us in different ways
Martin Luther King Just bought a plot of Land for King Sark in heaven
— Kay 💧 (@Kaypoisson1) October 8, 2019
King @sarkodie just sprayed some knowledge on the globe thanks for paving the way for us ! God bless your brain, one time for your mind ! 🔥🔥🇬🇭🇬🇭
— MEDiKAL (@AmgMedikal) October 8, 2019
— Lil Duku (@kwadwosheldon) October 8, 2019
— #POWERPILLSERIES 🍾 (@RevErskineGH) October 8, 2019
— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) October 8, 2019
BET France said : Your fans are something else … Any time we post anything in connection with you, they flood our timeline… Me: 😊 you welcome
— Sarkodie (@sarkodie) October 7, 2019
— BET (@BET) October 9, 2019