Sarkodie’s father reveals the music idol he named his son after

Father of award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo (Sarkodie), Augustine Owusu Addo, says being a big fan of Michael Jackson influenced him to name his son after the fallen American pop star.

He disclosed this backstage during the recently-held 8th edition of the Rapperholic Concert that took place in Accra.

According to Mr. Addo, he never knew the name would go a long way to affect his son to become a music star.

I was a big fan of Michael Jackson. That is how come I named him Michael.

I didn’t know he was going to be great in music. When he started rapping, he said it was a hobby and now it has gotten to this stage.

I am praying that he goes on and does better. Mr Addo also named ‘Brighter Day‘ as his favourite track among all of his son’s songs.

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