Ghanaian musician and Vodafone Ghana Music Awards artist of the year, Black Sherif, recently made a surprising comparison, stating that Miami feels like a video game. In a brief interview on the red carpet of the Afronation in Miami, Florida after his performance, he expressed his fascination with the tall buildings in Miami, noting their resemblance to structures commonly found in video games.
Although not initially scheduled to perform, Black Sherif was introduced on stage at the Afronation concert by the renowned Nigerian artist Burna Boy. The duo delivered an electrifying performance of their collaborative track, the second song by Black Sherif featuring the African Giant himself. Their showmanship captivated the audience and left them wanting more.
The collaboration between Black Sherif and Burna Boy took shape when the Nigerian superstar expressed interest in featuring on Black Sherif’s track “Second Sermon.” Burna Boy’s repeated sharing and playing of the song on social media in 2021 sparked discussions about a remix version, eventually leading to Burna Boy’s team reaching out to Black Sherif.
The highly anticipated remix of “Second Sermon” was released on December 8, 2021, and quickly amassed millions of views on YouTube. Additionally, the official video of the original song, released on July 16, 2021, has already garnered over ten million views on the platform.
Buoyed by the success of the remix, Black Sherif traveled to Nigeria to perform at Burna Boy’s concert in Lagos, further solidifying their musical connection and collaborative spirit.
Black Sherif’s comparison of Miami to a video game not only highlights his unique perspective but also serves as a testament to the enchanting allure of the city’s architectural wonders. From his viral rise to collaborating with industry giants like Burna Boy, Black Sherif’s talent and global appeal continue to captivate audiences.
As he continues to make waves in the music industry, fans eagerly anticipate Black Sherif’s next moves, confident that his distinctive viewpoint and captivating performances will continue to set him apart.