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Sarkodie Speaks About Sista Afia, Says People Were Shocked To See Her On The Black Love Album



Last Friday, Ghanaian musician and recent BET Hip-hop award winner, Sarkodie released his ‘Black Love’ album which features many artistes including Ghanaian dancehall act Stonebwoy, Nigerian musician Teckno and surprisingly Sista Afia.

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Sista Afia’s music career started in the Ghanaian music scene fraught with many controversies.

However, over the years Sista Afia has grounded herself in the music industry. But because of the perception people have about her, it looks like she is often judged differently beyond her musical talent.

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So speaking on his ‘Black Love’ album, Sarkodie addressed why he chose to have Sista Afia on the album.

He said this in an interview with popular Ghanaian blogger Kobby Kyei. Sarkodie said that: “Like Sista Afia, people were shocked [to see her on the album].”

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But this is somebody that I listened to her music and the vocal quality that she has. I think people don’t look at that; they’re looking at her as a person”

I don’t know, I think maybe they have a different perception but the performance of the voice, trust me Sista Afia is really on fire.”

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“So I was a fan and I reached out to her. And I realized that her voice, if she stretches the voice will be a big and that’s what we did on the album- ‘Broken heart’ [the song] and she killed it.”

A grateful Sista Afia after seeing the video shared on with appreciation to Sarkodie. She said: “Thank you for seeing what most people didn’t see in me @sarkodie”

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