Celebrated Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie, Just hours after the release of his 8th studio album, “JAMZ“, has 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 artist to join Boomplay’s Golden Club after Black Sherif.
Sarkodie was the most streamed artiste on Boomplay in 2021, based on Boomplay’s 2021 Recap, an annual campaign that highlights stats and insights of artist performances based on music consumption by users across Boomplay’s operational regions under a specified year in review.
The streamer’s 2022 Recap is set be announced in a few weeks and SarkNation fans are eager to know the accolades awaiting the Landlord, King Sark.
Listen to Sarkodie’s “Jamz” album on Boomplay!
Sarkodie has by far released a number of successful albums in recent years, including “Black Love,” “Highest,” “Sarkology,” and “Mary,” among others. His last album, “No Pressure,” was the first Ghanaian album to reach 20 million plus streams on Boomplay, a few months after it was released.
Jamz Album by Sarkodie was released on 11th November 2022, by Sarkcess Music, Eagle Plug, and Ceek. Music Entrepreneurs KJ Spio and Michael Owusu Addo served as the record’s executive producers. The album is a mixture of Afrobeats and Amaapiano. The Album has production credits from Possigee, STG, Young Ukechukwu Celine, Bayo Adeptu, and Nabiola “LALA” Olayinka.
Bursting the scene in 2009 with his debut album Makye, Sarkodie has been one of the most influential rappers on the continent. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades as one of the biggest music stars in his home country of Ghana. A 2-time BET Hip Hop Awards winner, he was named Ghana’s Artiste of the Decade at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2019. To date, he’s amassed over 500 million streams of his music across DSPs.