Blacko Billed To Set Palladium Times Square On ‘Fire’ With His Stagecraft May 20

New Yorkers should brace themselves for a night of spectacular performances from Black Sherif, the reigning Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) Artiste of the Year.

The fast-emerging performer is set to fill the 2,100-capacity concert venue Palladium Times Square, New York City in the United States of America.

Scheduled for Saturday, May 20, Blacko will be climbing his first international platform after taking hold of four plaques at the just-ended 24th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) and a section of New York residents can’t wait to encounter the exciting and thrilling live concert of ‘Kwaku Killer (KKK)’.

Found at the intersection of 44th and Broadway in Times Square-Manhattan on one of the live crossings of the world, Black Sherif’s Palladium live concert is anticipated to afford the youthful act a stage to exhibit his distinctive blend of hip-hop, highlife, and Afrobeat talent to a different section of music junkies.

The Konongo Zongo talented act is anticipated to build upon and enhance the electrifying performance from the VGMAs with top-notch stagecraft and showmanship.

Producers and promoters of the live concert SAFCOM Group, LOGGY entertainment and @GHMUSICPROMOUNIONUSA in a recent interview assured of standard security to ensure the much-awaited event is lit.

One of the event promoters NANA NYC of @GHMUSICPROMOUNIONUSA indicated a possible shortage of tickets if patrons do not grab their tickets ahead of time.

“With few days to the event is likely the entire tickets will be sold out considering the rate at which patrons are buying seats daily” He added that tickets are available online, but for physical tickets contact: 3478671331

  • Brief Biography of Black Sherif

His government name Mohammed Ismail Sharrif birthed on January 9 2002, stagecraft name is Black Sherif, is a fast-rising Ghanaian songster. The rookie, who hails from the northern region of Ghana but was born and raised in Konongo in the Ashanti region has quickly gained stature as one of the country’s most promising talents.

Black Sherif won the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year.

He also took home awards for Best Music Video, Most Popular Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year (as Sarkodie featured him on Country Side) and Best Hip-hop Song of the Year with Kwaku ‘The Traveler.’

The ‘Soja’ hitmaker foremost gained across-the-board attention with his hit single “Money,” which was released in 2020. The tune, characterized by infectious lyrics and a classic instrumental, quickly went viral, racking up millions of views on YouTube and other digital streaming platforms.

Ever since then, ‘Blacko’ as he is affectionately called has proceeded to build on his success with a string of well-received releases. His first studio album, “The Villain I Never Was,” has been extremely famous, garnering compliments from both followers and showbiz pundits alike.

© 2023 • Story By Edem Latsu Nukafu

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