I’m like Bob Marley when it comes to rap – Sarkodie

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Sarkodie, Ghanaian popular rap artist has leveled himself up to the level of legendary reggae artist, Bob Marley when it comes to rap.

In an interview with CNN Africa, his recent feature on Bob Marley’s ‘Stir It Up’ with the Wailers is one of the biggest moments he has had in his life, he expressed.

“Definitely one of the biggest moments in my life. It’s not easy to be on a project like that, because we’re talking about Bob Marley. You know, that’s like…crazy,” he stressed. 

He also elaborated that the way reggae is associated with Bob Marley is equal to how he is also associated to rap in Ghana.

“People actually think Bob Marley invented reggae. Because when you think about reggae, that’s all you think about – Bob Marley. That’s the benchmark, or whatever… that the guys use. And that’s the same thing when it comes to rap with Sarkodie. Back in Ghana, every conversation, I’ve been drawn in for no reason. That’s like the person they use. That’s what I mean by in rap, I’m like Bob Marley,’ he stated. 

He said he was lot for words when he received the call from Bob Marley estate on if he could grant the feature.

“I remember when the call came through, I didn’t want to believe it until they sent the vocals. You know…Bob’s vocals. We had to use like two hours to just get the files out. These are his original vocals from way back so… yes, and I did it”, he told CNN. 

Nevertheless, Sarkodie’s feature on ‘Stir It Up’ has now being the talk of moment and has received many reactions from the critics and fans.

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