Ghanaian most creative musician Mohammed Ismail Sherif better known as Black Sheriff has details of how life is in Accra and that of the other cities.
Therefore he has detailed life battles involving loneliness and the challenges people go through for daily bread. The themes for his songs, he said in an interview on GhanaWeb TV’s Blogger’s Forum, are a reflection of his experiences and that of others.
His ‘1st Sermon’, for instance, talks about how he has not been paid attention to despite the talent implanted in him and showed accordingly.
“I love to write about things I’m going through or things I’ve seen so you feel the reality in the song,” He said. “‘1st Sermon’ was written based on what I was going through. I’ve been releasing songs since last year but as a creative, at some point in time, you feel like they’re not giving you attention so I just put in a song”, He revealed.
He was Asked how tough life has been, Black Sherif who has relocated from Kumasi to Accra to further his education said: “Life is hard but Accra is harder”.
Recently, Black Sherif has been in the news following the release of his ‘1st Sermon’. His streaming has incredibly shot up as his audience appeal keeps increasing.
Reggie Rockstone and Sarkodie, among other prominent showbiz personalities, have been blown away by the talent exhibited in the song.