Ghanaian Artist SARKODIE Drops African Hip-Hop Album “Highest” + 6 New Videos
Named as one of the biggest hip-hop acts on the African continent by The Guardian and with four hugely popular and acclaimed studio albums to his name, the Ghanaian hip-hop artist and winner of the Best International Act: Africa at the 2012 BET Awards, Sarkodie has released his highly anticipated fifth studio album, Highest, on Sarkcess Music.
Highest Available Now
The release comes on the heels of Sarkodie’s prodigious NYC performance at a sold out Hammerstein Ballroom last weekend, his largest Stateside show to date. View a show-day recap HERE.
Highest is a collection of 18 cuts of stellar African influenced hip-hop and Afro-Beat that are set to push him even further into the international stratosphere. Track 19, a bonus track, happens to be the global smash “Painkiller” ft Runtown – which has been streamed over 8 million times to date. In celebration, Sarkodie has released six videos from the album, debuted on Friday at MTV Africa. Watch videos for “Overdose” ft Jesse Jagz, “Come To Me” ft Bobii Lewis, “We No Dey Fear” ft Jayso, “Your Waist” ft Flavour, “Baby Mama” ft Joey B and “Glory” ft Yung L HERE.
Highest features some major local and International acts such as his long-time friend and producer Jayso, UK’s very own Big Narstie, Victorian Kimani (Kenya), Moelogo (UK), renowned spoken word artist Suli Breaks (UK), Korede Bello (Nigeria), Praize (Nigeria), Yung L (Nigeria), Joey B (Ghana), Jesse Jagz (Nigeria), Flavour (Nigeria) and Bobii Lewis (UK).
Sarkodie has described Highest as his most challenging project yet, and a celebration of his achievements. From that kid on the streets of Tema to selling out venues across the Globe. King Sark is ready to take his brand of fearless and contagious hip-hop hits to even higher heights!
1 – “Silence” ft Suli Breaks
2 – “Overdose” ft Jesse Jagz
3 – “Come To Me” ft Bobii Lewis
4 – “Interlude – Highest (Part 1)” – by Suli Breaks
5 – “We No Dey Fear” ft Jayso
6 – “Certified” ft Jayso & Worlasi
7 – “Love Yourself” ft Moelogo
8 – “Interlude – Highest (Part 2)” by Suli Breaks
9 – “Highest”
10 – “Light It Up” ft Big Narstie & Jayso
11 – “Far Away” ft Korede Bello
12 – “Your Waist” ft Flavour
13 – “Interlude – Highest (Part 3)” by Suli Breaks
14 – “Baby Mama” ft Joey B
15 – “All I Want Is You” ft Praize
16 – “All Night” ft Victoria Kimani
17 – “See Only You” ft Jayso
18 – “Glory” ft Yung L
Bonus Track: ‘Pain Killer’ ft Runtown
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