Who is Black Sherif? Biography, age, career & popular songs that made him famous

Black Sherif
Black Sherif

Black Sherif is a fast-rising Ghanaian musician who seems to be taking over the music space with his newly released tune ‘Road To The Tape- 1st Sermon’ freestyle.

Known in real life as Mohammed Ismail Sherif, the 19-year-old musician has evolved from a viral sensation to one of Ghana’s hottest music stars pushing RnB and Trap Music to new heights in just one year.

The artiste who has become a threat to poverty according to many Ghanaian music lovers came through the limelight with his major ‘Money’ hit song.

Detailed information about his profile is provided below.

Date of Birth

Black Sherif was born on 9th January 2002.


He is currently 20 years old -( 2022).


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Black Sherif received his primary and secondary education in Konogo, Ashanti Region.

He had his secondary school education at Kumasi Academy and completed in 2019.

Currently, Sherif is a first-year student at the University of Professional Studies ( UPSA ) studying Marketing.


Popularly referred to as Blacko, the young star began his career as a dancer and later switched to music while in secondary school.

In 2019, he released Cry For Me but really made a name in 2020 thanks to the success of his hit song called Money.

In 2021, Black Sherif posted a viral freestyle on his Twitter page – the post caught the attention of music producer Hammer, Sarkodie, and several Ghanaian musicians and industry players.

Days after the freestyle went viral, Black Sherif was seen hanging out with rap heavyweight and Sarkcess music CEO, Sarkodie.

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He is known for hit songs including Cry for me, Ade Akye and Destiny, and the latest titled Black Sermon.


With ‘First Sermon’ almost hitting a million views on YouTube, Black Sherif has released the second sermon.

On the just-released ‘Second Sermon’, the Konongo-raised rapper cum songwriter delves deeper into the struggles of the Ghanaian youth.

Selected singles

  • Cry For Me
  • Money
  • Money Remix ft AMG Armani & Tulenkey
  • Destiny
  • Ade Akye
  • Ankonam
  • First Sermon
  • Second Sermon
  • Amerado – Abotr3(Patience) as a featured artiste
  • Second Sermon Remix ft Burna Boy
  • Gold Digga ft Samsney
  • Kwaku the Traveller
  • Always – Darkoo ft Black Sherif
  • Holy F4k – Smallgod, Vic Mensa & Ivorian Doll Feat. Black Sherif & Kwaku DMC

Net Worth

Sherif’s net worth will be updated soon.


On 11 April 2022, a lawsuit was filed against Black sheriff for alleged breach of contract.

The lawsuit stems from allegations that Black Sherif ignored his investor after he invested in his career.

Again, Black Sherif is said to have signed a distribution agreement with Empire Music without his investor’s permission, despite the fact that he allegedly had a business management contract with him.

His investor, Shadrach Agyei Owusu, the CEO of Waynes Chavis Consult is seeking the court to restrict Black Sherif from performing at events without his authorization.

Written by Eugene Nyavor

Eugene Nyavor is the Founding Editor at Gh Links.

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