“I wanted to go solo” – Black Sherif gives reasons he featured only Burna Boy on his album

Award winning musician, Black Sheirf, has given reasons he featured only Burna Boy on his debut album, “The Villain I Never Was”. According to him, he discovered that he could release the album solo. Read also: Check out 19 albums Shatta Wale released throughout his music career

Black Sherif
Black Sherif

While speaking on CNN with Larry Madowo, Black Sherif stated that he intended to feature a number of artists on the album but decided not to, because he had a lot to say and could tell his story alone.

“I made so many songs at that time and I felt like, the story I was going to tell I could tell it alone, I had plans of getting features in the album, but getting to like 70% of the album, I felt I could do it solo, because I had a lot to talk about,” the singer said. Read also: Why I braided my hair – Adekunle Gold

Speaking about Burna Boy’s influence on his album, he noted that his first meeting with Burna Boy was not about the music. Instead the African Giant “appreciated his art and made him feel different about himself”.

Black Sherif had a break in the industry in 2021 with his song “First Sermon,” and “Second Sermon” which were released in May and July subsequently. Read also: Burna Boy’s “I Told Them” dominates Ghana Apple Music chart

Sherif big break came in 2022 with his hit single “Kwaku the Traveller”. The song was widely accepted and topped Number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts.

His debut album which he released in 2023, “The Villain I Never Was” ranked number 12 on the Billboard World Albums Chart marking his first debut on the chart.

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