Ghanaian musician, Black Sherif, known in real life as Mohammed Ismail Sherif has emerged as the most-streamed musician on Ghana YouTube after beating off competition from Sarkodie, Shatta , Nigeria’s Wizkid and others.
The new hip-hop sensation, who has been trending for weeks with the official video for “Second Sermon,” has garnered over 2.3million streams on his YouTube channel in August alone.
He is followed by rising afro-pop songstress Mona4Reall – who is also trending with her latest music video for “Baby” featuring Shatta Wale. She has accumulated over a million views in August.
Sarkodie is the next on the list, with 1.04 million views. He is currently trending with his “No Pressure” album and two music videos off the album and, this could be the reason why he has such numbers.
Kumerican star Yaw Tog and reigning Vodafone Ghana Music Awards “Artiste of the Year” Diana Hamilton appeared on the list with 439k views and 434k views, respectively.
Four Nigerian artistes (Omah Lay, Wizkid, Guchi and Mercy Chinwo) popped up on the list.
Below is the list:
Top 10 Artists on @YouTube-🇬🇭 For Month of August.
1.@blacksherif_ 🇬🇭2.35M+ views
— Charts Ghana 🇬🇭 (@Charts_Ghana) August 31, 2021
Black Sherif took the music scene in Ghana by storm after he dropped his First Sermon.
The buzz around the musician soared within a short period and he tapped into the trend to drop his Second Sermon.
His Second Sermon shot through the roof in a matter of days and he got his first 1 million views on YouTube with the song going viral in the country and beyond.