The Ghanaian song-writer and singer Mohammed Ismail Sharrif, popularly known in showbiz as Black Sherif has dropped a heartrending music video for “Oh Paradise“.
The twelfth song on his first ever studio album “The Villain I Never Was” released in 2022. The album combines the youngster’s storytelling prowess and real life story placed on melodious beats to create songs.
After the release of this masterpiece, the album caught attention of many music lover across the globe and garnered critical acclaim. Oh Paradise emerged as one of the best singles from the Album, penned down after the unfortunate passing of Black Sherif’s lover in High School.
Black Sherif expressed his grief and disappointment to her for leaving him behind after all the nice life they planned together. The video captures moments with his lover, the sudden demise and mourning the departure of his beloved.
The video directed by David Nicol-Sey, portrays the tragic events, capturing the journey of loss, the funeral and the cherished memories of the life they shared. In the video Black Sherif expressed nothing but how he is pained after his first love passed away. Loosing a lover is painful but loosing your first love brings nothing but profound pain.
After the release of the album, which has garnered numerous global streaming numbers and propelled him to become the most-streamed Ghanaian artist on Boomplay,Spotify, Audiomack among other streaming platforms.
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He has had the superstar life every young artist would like to live. Performing at prestigious events such as Pharrell Williams’ “Something in the Water Festival” in Virginia, Afro Nation in Miami, and has headlined his own concerts at Palladium Times Square in New York City.
Currently, he is embarking on the second leg of his European tour, where he has already delivered nothing but best performances any audience could receive at the Couleur Cafe Festival in Belgium, Afronation Portugal, and Summer Jam in Germany. Fans can look forward to his upcoming shows at Openair Frauenfeld in Switzerland and the Wireless Festival in the U.K.