Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, best known in showbiz as Sarkodie has won the 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Hip Hop Award.
This makes him the first ever person to win the slot. The new category added this year to the awards scheme highlight artists from different countries such as Nigeria, UK, France, South Africa, Ghana and Canada.
Sarkodie won the category over six other acts namely, Falz (Nigeria), Ghetts (U.K), Kalash (France), Lil Simz (U.K), Nasty C (South Africa) and Tory Lanez (Canada).
In 2012, Sarkodie won the Best International Act: Africa alongside WizKid.
With over 81 awards from 148 nominations to his credit, the rapper is unmatched in the Ghanaian music space.