Born Michael Owusu Addo; Sarkodie is a native of Tema and is very prominent within and beyond Ghana. He is a gifted rapper and recording artiste. He specializes majorly in Hiplife and Hip-Hop styles of music.
He was given his secondary education at Tema Methodist High School. Following his successful decision to further his education, he was privileged to school at IPMC where he graduated with a degree in Graphic Design.
As one of the country’s leading musicians, Sarkodie has engaged in musical collaborations with many other renowned Hip-Hop stars across and beyond Ghana. Within the guild of countless stars he has been featured with are musicians such as Shatta Wale, AKA, Kwaw Kese, Ball J, Hammer of The Last Two, Tiwa Savage, DJ Mensah, Jazzi, R2Bees, Ice Prince, Fuse ODG, Castro, Efya, EL, Ace Hood, amongst others. Yet with his reputation and accolades, he is still rising fast. All this are enough to earn this music star the fame and wealth he has amassed.