This article is about the Biography of Sarkodie
Michael Owusu Addo (born on 10th July 1987) and raised in Tema and is the fourth born of five children.
He attended Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and proceeded to IPMC, where he earned a degree in graphic design.
Sarkodie began his music career as an underground rapper, participating in Adom FM’s popular rap competition Kasahare Level. He met his former manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment.
He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.
He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.
On July 13, 2013, Sarkodie launched The Sarkodie Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting underprivileged children.
He made generous donations to the Royal Seed Home Orphanage in Kasoa.
Sarkodie married Tracy in a private wedding ceremony held in Tema, Ghana on 17 July 2018.
They have two kids; a daughter, Adalyn Owusu Addo and a son. Micheal Nana Yaw Owusu Addo Jnr. who is named after the famous rapper.