Black Sherif has achieved a remarkable feat with his latest EP, Take Care of Yourself Blacko. The two-song project, which was released in 2023, has surpassed 10 million streams on Boomplay, a leading music streaming platform in Africa.
Take Care of Yourself Blacko is a soulful and uplifting EP that showcases Black Sherif’s emotional delivery and heartfelt lyrics. The EP follows the story of Yaya, a traveller lost at sea, who struggles with the challenges and disappointments of life. The title track, “Take Care of Yourself Blacko”, is a mantra of self-care and resilience that encourages listeners to prioritize their mental and emotional well-being. The second track, “Simmer Down”, is a soothing and reflective song that urges listeners to calm down and enjoy the moment.
Black Sherif’s EP has resonated with audiences across the continent and beyond, as evidenced by the impressive streaming numbers and positive feedback. The EP has also received praise from critics and fellow artists, who have recognized Black Sherif’s talent and potential. The EP has been featured on various playlists and charts, such as Spotify’s African Heat and Genius’s Top Ghanaian Albums of 2023.
Black Sherif, whose real name is Mohammed Ismail Sherif, is a 22-year-old singer, rapper, and songwriter from Kumasi, Ghana. He started his musical journey at a young age, inspired by his father, who was also a musician. He rose to fame with his debut single, “Money”, which went viral on social media in 2022. Since then, he has released several hit songs, such as “Let Me Go My Way” and album “The Villain I Never Was”, and “YAYA”. He is known for his versatile and unique style, which blends elements of hip-hop, afrobeat, highlife, and soul.
Black Sherif is one of the most promising and exciting artists in the Ghanaian music industry, and his EP, Take Care of Yourself Blacko, is a testament to his creativity and vision. The EP is a musical masterpiece that speaks to the listener’s soul and inspires them to practice self-care and self-love. With over 10 million streams on Boomplay, the EP has proven to be a huge success and a milestone for Black Sherif’s career.