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Black Sherif’s debut album “The Villain I Never Was” surpasses 1 billion streams

“The Villain I Never Was,” Black Sherif’s debut album, has become a remarkable success, with over a billion plays on four major digital streaming platforms: Boomplay, YouTube, Audiomack, and Spotify.


The 14-track album was released on October 6, 2022, and features collaborations with artists like Burna Boy on the Second Sermon Remix, showcasing Black Sherif’s versatility across genres.

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The album’s title refers to the concept of being misinterpreted, as evidenced by songs like “Konongo Zongo,” in which Black Sherif shares personal stories of defying social norms to follow his own path.

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The group that produced “The Villain I Never Was” included Joker, Samsney, and Jae5. It is a forty-minute musical journey that combines hip-hop, pop, hiplife, and reggae beats with a hint of highlife. Even though Black Sherif’s accomplishment excludes streams from Apple Music and other streaming services, he is the first Ghanaian artist to reach the one billion streams milestone with a debut album. Black Sherif’s rise to prominence in the music industry has been aided by album highlights such as “Oil in My Head,” “45,” and “Soja.”



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