Ghanaian rapper Michael Owusu Addo known professionally as Sarkodie has once again put Ghana on the map.

It is well that his contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades and he is also the most awarded rapper in Africa.

Last year, Charles Nii Armah Mensah preferably known as Shatta Wale was featured on Beyoncé’s Lion king album.

This time around Beyoncé’s husband Jay z has chosen to feature Sarkodie on his Album. According to reports, this album is mainly focused on Africa. Other rappers from some selected African countries will also be featured in this album, but Ghana will be represented by Sarkodie.

“I’ve always wanted to get in touch with my roots and connect to the motherland. You know, Africa is blessed with so much talent and I felt like it was time to tap into that resource. The Ascension is not just talking or focusing on Africa but it’s also about me giving back to the people, familiarizing with the culture and connecting more with the motherland,” Jay z said in a statement through roc Nation.

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