September 4, 2013

Controversy looms: I gave birth to Azonto, says Sarkodie

Sarkodie, Hip hop


By Charles Mgbolu

Ghanaian act Sarkodie courts with controversy in a fresh interview granted to a UK based radio station in which he claims to be the originator of the famous Azonto slang.



He says he was the first to do a free-style recording using the word ‘Azonto’ even before street dance gangs in Ghana worked the dance moves which is featured heavily in Fuse and Wizkid’s very famous ‘Azonto’ singles (Fuse currently gets all the credit for being the first artist to do a song with Azonto).

Sarkodie claims the dance moves and singles from Fuse and Wizkid came after his free-style version was released and became an instant hit…

Watch the rest of the interview here

Do you agree with Sakodie? Anyone knows about this freestyle he did?