Biography of Black Sherif: Real name, age, hit songs, girlfriend, awards and other interesting facts you need to know

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Known for producing hit songs, Black Sherif is Ghana’s fastest rising rapper.

The young rapper was born on January 9, 2021, in the Konongo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

He was born Mohammed Ismail Sherif and is known by his stage name as Black Sherif.

Black Sherif dominated news headlines and the music scene locally and internationally after his freestyle rap song titled ‘Second Sermon’ became a hit.

The name ‘Kweku Frimpong’ churned out from his freestyle rap song ‘Second Sermon’ was widely used on social media especially Twitter to refer to people who cause troubles in our society. has gathered some interesting facts about the young rapper.

Proflie Summary of Black Sherif:

Real name: Mohammed Ismail Sherif

Stage name: Black Sherif

Other names: Killa Blacko

Age: 19 years (as of 2021)

Gender: Male

Date of birth: 9th January 2002

Place of Birth: Konongo (Ashanti Region)

Profession: Musician (Rapper)

Nationality: Ghanaian

Education: Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA)

Religion: Islam

Known for: ‘Second Sermon’

Net worth: $50,000

Mother: Auntie Marie

Who is Black Sherif?

Black Sherif is a Ghanaiana and a Kumerican rapper whose real name is Mohammed Ismail Sherif. Black Sherif goes by the nick name Blacko as he is believed to be the founder of the Blacko Tribe.

Black Sherif Date of Birth

Black Sherif was born on 9th January 2002.

Black Sherif Age

Black Sherif is currently 19 years old (as of 2021).

Black Sherif Education

Black Sherif received his primary and secondary education in Konongo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

He had his secondary school education at Kumasi Academy and completed in 2019.

Currently, Sherif is a first-year student at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) studying Marketing.

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Black Sherif Hometown

Back Sheriff is from the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Konongo where he was born and raised. All the way from Konongo “Zongo” to the world, in fact, he is blessed.

Black Sherif is turning out to be the best Kumerica artiste ever to be produced after releasing his 1st and 2nd sermon hitmakers.

Black Sherif Parents

Black Sherif was born to an Asante Muslim convert father Mr Frimpong and Muslim mother Ante Marie (or Ante Mariama), who both live abroad.

Black Sherif Career

Popularly referred to as Blacko, the young star began his career as a dancer and later switched to music while in secondary school.

In 2019, he released Cry For Me but really made a name in 2020 thanks to the success of his hit song called Money.

In 2021, Black Sherif posted a viral freestyle on his Twitter page – the post caught the attention of music producer Hammer, Sarkodie, and several Ghanaian musicians and industry players.

Black Sherif in the studios

Days after the freestyle went viral, Black Sherif was seen hanging out with rap heavyweight and Sarkcess music CEO, Sarkodie.

Black Sherif Songs

  • Money
  • Ankonam
  • Ade Akye
  • Destiny
  • Cry For Me
  • Mea
  • 1st Sermon
  • 2nd Sermon

Black Sherif Album

He is yet to release his first studio album however, he has announced an upcoming EP. The 1st and 2nd Sermon songs are some of the tracks on the yet-to-be-released EP. Music lovers are really anticipating for his Tape.

Black Sherif Girlfriend and Relationship

Black Sherif has consistently indicated in most of the interviews he has granted so far that he doesn’t have a girlfriend.

According to Killa Blacko, he is married to his craft (music) and wants to maintain that ‘relationship’ for now.

Black Sherif in an interview with Pulse Ghana said his former girlfriend who passed out after a short illness girlfriend was among the many students who could not survive the strange illness.

When asked whether he intends to give another relationship a chance, Black Sherif who says he is currently single said;

“Charley life hard, but you know say life for Accra be harder. So if I go take girl wey me I dey street. I no get nothing. If I go take girl then they come dey bill-bill me or something, I go stress more. So rydee I for just focus and talk to girls. I no dey date them.”

Asides his decision to stay away from women, Black Sherif also disclosed that he currently does not drink or smoke.

“I don’t do drugs and I don’t do alcohol. That craft is just for the clout, you feel me. To complement the song, the attitude and everything. Ibe craft,” he concluded.

Black Sherif Awards

  • Black Sherif won the artiste of the year at the just ended 2021 edition of Emerging Music Awards (EMA). Black Sherif beat thirteen (13) other contenders to win the award at the awards ceremony organised by Kusstar Entertainment last Saturday, September 25 at the Accra City Hotel.
  • Black Sherif received a plaque from Boomplay for clocking two million streams on the music streaming platform for his song ‘Second Sermon’.

Black Sherif Net Worth

Black Sherif net worth, net income is estimated at $50,000. His source of income comes from his music and ambassadorial deals.

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Black Sherif Instagram

Black Sherif has the following as his social media handles:

FACEBOOK: Black Sherif    TWITTER: @blacksherif_   INSTAGRAM: @blacksherif_