Sarkodie, the best rapper in Ghana Wednesday, 22.09.2010, 12:50pm (GMT)
best rapper in Ghana, Sarkodie (obidiponbidi) who is having his fair
share of celebrity rumour mongering in recent times, has sent an
unqualified warning to all his haters and backbiters to stop creating
rumours that do not exist about him.
“Burga” rapper has
reacted to rumours that he has parted ways with his boss and God-father
Dr. Duncan who is also his manager, because he is now signed on to
Senegalese-American singer, Akon’s Konvict
the rumours sparked by Ghanacelebrities.com, Sarkodie went ahead to
record an album without his manager’s consent, and also went behind his
manager who discovered and groomed him, to speak to Akon about some
financial issues in the Konvict Music deal, and also asked for some
money from Akon to complete his second album.
rapper said, there is no truth in it and he describes it as just
“USELESS RUMOURS”. Sarkodie, known for reacting to issues about him with
songs, has released an unedited single titled “Rumor”, on his face book
wall to address the issue.
The four minutes one,
song, starts with Sarkodie saying “They say I have slapped Dr. Duncan.”
He laughs sarcastically and says it’s a funny thing (in pidgin)”. He
wonders why someone can just say something like that. He used the ‘F**k’
word for his enemies whom he referred to in the song as “Haters” and
accused them of trying to bring him down.
one you want
to bring me down but f**k you all. I am the best MC I swear to God,
unless you share my blood. This is a strategy they use to kill the best
rappers. I will not mention names; it is some good-for-nothing guys from
the gutters. They are trying to bring me down enforcing all these evil
powers. But I am too big for that because I am sitting paid. Come to my
house for employment because I need a maidservant. STOP CREATING USELESS
RUMOURS”. For me I think it is lame, I am still the same, please!! I
don’t get swallowed by fame…” these are some of the rap lines from
Sarkodie to the ‘haters’.
Somewhere in the song, at
of the second verse; he mentions Peace FM’s “Kokrokoo” morning show
host Kwame Sefa Kayi and Joy FM’s “Drive Time” presenter Bolaray’s name
and thanked them for being real and supporting him. He thanks his fans
for supporting him and tells them not to believe any rumour they hear
about him because they are all false. He apologizes to his fans for
using unprintable words in the song “sorry, my fan, I am just a little
Endorsing Sarkodie Below:
after listening to the song peacefmonline.com spoke to Sarkodie. He
explained that he recorded the song to explain the issue to his fans and
tell them his side of the story. He said he didn’t mean to use the
“f**k” word in the song but because it was freestyle, he became angry
while recording, and he decided to leave it unedited for his fans to
know how he feels because he is human.
He added that
the song is
not meant for radio or TV. “It is just for the internet”. He told
peacefmonline.com that he is still under Duncwills Entertainment, headed
by his manager Dr. Duncan, and presently signed to Konvict Music
together with his manager.
presenter and manager Dr. Duncan currently with X-FM, he said there was
no truth in the story. He said people say a lot of things and write a
lot of things but they are all not true. Sarkodie is currently recoding
his second album titled “Rapaholic”, to be released very soon.
was the biggest winner at the 2010 MTN/Ghana Music Awards. He swept
five competitive awards, including the coveted Artiste of the Year, the
hip-hop/hiplife Artiste of the Year, Best Rapper of the Year, Album of
the Year and The Discovery of the Year awards. His debut album “Ma Kye”
which has hit songs like: “Lay Away” (featuring UK based Ghanaian rapper
Sway DaSafo), “Burga” and “Baby” featuring Mugees of R2Bees fame, is
still making waves.