Reggae musician in Ghana, Black Rasta, says there are many musicians in Ghana who have produced better songs than Black Sherif’s “Kwaku The Traveller,” but could not get the needed hype due to hard luck.
Kwaku the Traveller has recorded over 75 million streams in its firstmonth of release. The song, produced by Joker Nharnah, peaked atNumber 1 in both Ghana and Nigeria on the Apple Music Chart.
In the same month, Shazam announced that the song was the mostsearched song on the app.
It also went #1 on Triller, #1 on Deezer, #1 on Boomplay HotTrending 100, and also entered Spotify Viral 50 charts with #1 inSweden, #5 in the UK, #10 on Spotify Global, #2 in Norway, #3 inDenmark, #6 in both Netherlands and Belgium, #9 in France amongothers.
According to Modern Ghana, he spoke in an interview on Upside Down on Citi TV, the former Zylofon FM reggae show host said the song’s international success could mean that Black Sherif has a special favour on him.
He however advised ‘Blacko’ to explore other styles to show his versatility and brilliance as an artist.
“I’ve listened to some of his songs, and they sound the same,” he said.
Watch interview here