Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie, has cemented his place as Ghana’s biggest rapper and one of Africa’s top hip-hop acts in a span of 8 years.
Through his consistency in the music industry, there are always new Sarkodie songs to jam to, from wherever and whenever.
Sarkodie has had a successful run in his career, with his last project, ‘No Pressure’, solidifying his legacy as the best in Africa.
The BET award-winning rapper’s highly danceable tracks have made him an ambassador of Hiplife, a hybrid genre that combines hip-hop and Ghanaian culture. His songs have spread across the continent and beyond.
Here are 8 Sarkodie songs to listen to in 2022:
- ADONAI REMIX
Sarkodie released “Adonai” in 2014, just a week after being crowned the continent’s Best Hip-Hop Artist according to the MTV MAMAs. He featured Castro in the remix, and even though the original song is on his album “Sarkology”, this remix, without a doubt, gained more popularity.
With over 80 million views on YouTube and millions of streams, Adonai is Sarkodie’s most-played song all over the world, the catch ‘hallelujah’ phrase making it memorable and easy to sing along.
- NO KISSING (featured by PATORANKING)
African dancehall-reggae star serial hit song maker Patoranking came through with a brand new banger titled “No Kissing Baby” featuring Sarkodie.
Even though it’s a feature, Sarkodie’s verse on the song was really good and catchy, proving once more why he’s the reigning African rap king.
The two top stars blended perfectly in this track, making it melodic and, at the same time, groovy. It’s one of Sarkodie’s club bangers in which he’s been featured. It remains a classic years after being released.
- PAINKILLER FT RUNTOWN
Highly Talented Ghanaian Rap star Sarkodie dropped this record-tagged Pain Killer featuring Runtown off his Album “Highest”, released in 2017. This is undoubtedly one of Sarkodie’s top hit songs, a classic tune.
The lyrics, vocals and instruments encrypted in the project make it a flawless body of work.
Pain Killer will continue to linger on the playlist of Sarkodie and Runtown music fans for ages.
The two award-winning artists combined their skills, giving the song the perfect melody and rhythm. It’s a soft song that’ll have you dancing and singing to it.
- NON-LIVING THING FT OXLADE
The Certified Ghanaian rapper released this captivating record called “Non-Living Things” with vocal assistance from Nigerian singer Oxlade, who changes the synopsis with his unique chorus.
The track “Non-Living Things” is a mid-tempo record with catchy hooks and infectious lyrics that will surely take you far away.
The song was produced by Nigerian music producer DJ Coublon and came from Sarkoide’s 2021 iconic body of work, “No Pressure”, standing as the album’s fourteen track.
Sarkodie collaborates with Vic Mensa, an American-Ghanaian rapper, on the new single ‘Vibration’, off his studio album ‘No Pressure’. It’s a dope hip-hop tune with great instrumentals and catchy bars from the two celebrated rappers. This is one of Sarkodie’s top songs from his album “No pressure”.
This hardcore hip-hop single will have you bumping to the beat and rapping along the lines.
- LABADI FT KING PROMISE
His latest song looks set to be one of his biggest. Featuring King Promise, ‘LABADI’ is a masterpiece that will get you excited from start to finish.
Sarkodie shows his energy in his lyrics, while King Promise comes through with an amazing verse and chorus.
King Promise is a multi-talented Ghanaian highlife, and afro beats singer-songwriter.
This is not the first collaboration between the two. The duo released “Can’t Let You Go” in 2018, which was pretty good. If you listened to it, then you wouldn’t want to miss this one. It will also be part of Sarkodie’s forthcoming album called “Jamz“.
- VIP FT ZLATAN & REXXIE
Sarkodie links with Nigerian hitmaker Zlatan on a song that’s guaranteed to get you moving on the dance floor. It also features Rexxie, who’s best known for his amazing production skills.
The song is a great soundtrack, and one can not afford to miss it, which will surely get you up on your feet and ready to sweat it, especially with Zlatan’s energy in the song.
This one is definitely a feast for the ears.
- HAPPY DAY FT KWAME EUGENE
A song which can’t be missed on any Sarkodie playlist is the hit song ‘Happy’, which features Kwame Eugene, who beautifies the song with his amazing voice.
It follows Sarkodie’s previous collaboration with R2Bees on the song called ‘Yawa’. Yet another track that shows off Sarkodie’s lyrical prowess and cements him as one of Africa’s brightest stars.
And that’s a look at some of Sarkodie’s hit songs that should definitely feature on your playlist. Make sure you check out the Boomplay app for more of Sarkodie’s latest and best hits.