Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kwaku Frimpong (born 9 January 2002) professionally known as Black Sherif, is a Ghanaian singer and rapper. He gained popularity in 2021 with his song “First Sermon” in May 2021. This was followed up with “Second Sermon” in July.
Black Sherif began his career in 2019 with the release of his song “Cry For Me” on YouTube. His debut single “Money” released on May 25, 2020, with a music video. In May 2021, his single “First Sermon” released, further increasing his audience. The song’s sequel, “Second Sermon” was released in July, and received a remix with fellow African artist Burna Boy.
His breakthrough came in March 2022 with his single “Kwaku The Traveller” which reached number 1 on the Ghanaian and Nigerian Apple Music charts and became his largest song. He released his debut album The Villain I Never Was in October, supported by the singles “45” and “Soja”.