Good news for young Ghanaian musical export, Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kwaku Frimpong professionally known as Black Sherif as he has been billed to perform at the 2023 Something In The Water Festival.
Pharrell Williams, established Something in the Water Festival in 2019 however it did not take place in 2020 due to the pandemic.
According to a press statement from organizers, the event will “not only unite and empower the community but also celebrate diversity and showcase the magic of Virginia Beach. Musicians, students, artists, activists, and more will converge on Virginia Beach to activate and amplify, collaborate, and co-author, shift, and shape the future.”
This year’s event is scheduled to take place in Virginia Beach, VA from April 28 to April 30. Black Sherif is the only Ghanaian artiste billed to grace the event along other top-notch artistes from the diaspora.
The line up of artistes billed for the event includ Kid Cudi, Summer Walker, Lil Wayne, Clipse, Wu-Tang Clan, Grace Jones and Chic, Mumford & Sons, and Maren Morris.
Also, talented Nigerian singer Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002), known professionally as Ayra Starr has been billed for the event. In this case, Black Sherif and the Mavins Records signee are the only African artistes billed to elate the patrons with their spectacular performances.