Ghanaian artiste, Sarkodie winning the ‘Best International Flow’ award at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards is historic. He is the first person to win the category instituted this year.
He beat competition from Falz (Nigeria), Ghetts (United Kingdom), Kalash (France), Little Simz (United Kingdom) Nasty C (South Africa) and Tory Lanez (Canada).
The rapper dedicated the award to his daughter, Adalyn Owusu Addo (Titi), and encouraged the audience to visit Ghana as part of the Year of Return initiative.
“I just want to say thank you to the Almighty God. To family, this one is for my lil girl Titi…. I think Africa has always had it and it is about that time. This year is the Year of Return and I will urge each and every one of you here to take a trip back home.”
The awards event was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and was hosted by American comedian, actor and entertainer, Lil Duval.
Watch Sarkodie’s acceptance speech below.