Yesterday 11th July 2018 was the 30th birthday of Ghanaian rap superstar, Sarkodie. Sarkodie, since he entered the music industry in 2008, has grown to be one of the best musicians African can boast of.
But Sarkodie did not just become King Sark we all call him today. There is a general knowledge that Sarkodie rose from the floor to become who he is today but few know how it really was until now.
Yesterday being his birthday, his manager, Angel Town took the time to chronicle how Sarkodie rose to be a celebrated artist we all know him to be now.
He started by revealing how they used to walk to shows but end up getting turned away because of how dirty they were. He talked about selling sacket water on the street to earn a living.
Angel Town also touched on the fact that they now ride first class. Indeed life is a mystery and nothing is impossible…keep grinding.
Sarkodie manager, Angel posted on Instagram
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Yo bro….how are you doing …am happy to see how far we hv come together … we hv come such a long way from those hard sad mad bad days of hunger n torn clothes?? to today that we even have an option what to eat and we got decent shirts too??…those days of walking everywhere we had to be and get there with dusty and dirty feet’s and Get sent back ????? to today that we drive our own cars get chauffeured around and sometimes even escorted by the police with so much attention oh Yh n we got some clean sweet shoes and sneakers now ? from those days that I escorted you walk half way through a journey cos the borrowed money that we had cldnt pay for the full fare and could only cover one persons trotro fare from that half way point to the destination and I walk back home to now that we fly first n business class around the world Bro ??????let me just save those memories fast forward woke up seen everybody posting you everywhere saying some really dope stuff about you and Yh your photos am seeing geeeez what happened to your over drawn jaw line n your super skinny self ??? they calling you cool names tooo I heard people say KING SARK others said LIVING LEGEND and ooh even that really sick new talent @kwesiarthur_ said they call you LANDLORD am like huh ?? in recent times they said sark is a ? G.O.A.T GREATEST OF ALL TIME chaiii ?????? and it’s all reality bro for a second I thought it was a dream…. am so happy I met I have learnt a lot…experienced so much…met so many great people through you and through what we do…am sooo proud of you and despite all the greatness you attained you never left me behind u never said my pace was slowing you down but rather you came along with me and here we are today… not to say that we are the most successful human beings alive but yo from my selling ice water on the motorway days to where I am today that people can’t even believe I ever sold anything is such a transition today I celebrate you Michael….happy G day my gee…God bless your +1 celebrate life @sarkodie SHINE