Ghana’s biggest rapper, Sarkodie has proved his excellence once again after scooping a nomination for the 2017 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, which are a lot like the BET Awards of the United Kingdom.The event will take place on Wednesday, November 29 at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
In fact, Sarkodie was one of the numerous acts of African Original to walk away with a Nod. The likes of J Hus (Gambia) Mr. Eazi (Nigeria) and Stormzy (British artist of Ghanaian descent) were also recognised.
The hiplife artiste, who recently released his ‘Highest’ album, has been nominated in the best African artiste category.
He was nominated alongside Davido, Eugy, Juls, Maleek Berry, Mr. Eazi, Sarkodie, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal and Wizkid.
Rapper Stomzy earned the most nominations with five nominations, including best male, best album and best grime artiste.
The South London MC, who released debut album ‘Gang Signs’ and ‘Prayer in February’, also received best song and best video nominations for ‘Big For Your Boots’.
He is closely followed by ‘Did You See’ rapper J-Hus, who received four nominations for best male, best album for ‘Common Sense’, best song for ‘Did You See’ and best video for ‘Spirit’.
The Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards was established in 1996 to recognise and celebrate artistes who create Black or urban music. The MOBO Award show is held annually in the United Kingdom.