The landlord of Ghana’s music, Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie, who just landed a massive collaboration the new version of Bob Marley’s ‘Stir It Up’ song has shared more insight on how he landed the collaboration.
Speaking on the +44 Podcast, Sarkodie said he felt he wasn’t worthy to lay his vocals next to that of the legend.
Following a conversation with Bob Marley’s team, the Sarkcess Music boss disclosed that he almost passed it on.
According to the ‘Landlord’ hitmaker, he was hard on himself, thinking that he was not the right person for the Bob Marley collaboration, but his manager told him that it was a good opportunity.
He however added that he looked at it from the artiste’s side of him and not the opportunity but quickly had a change of mind when he listened to the original vocals of Bob Marley in the studio, a moment he calls “spiritual.”
He also revealed that he had to record four versions before picking the right one because he felt the message in his lyrics had to be worthy of the legend.
The new version of ‘Stir It Up’ from Bob Marley and The Wailers featuring Sarkodie is officially out on Friday, January 20, 2023, and available on streaming platforms.
Watch the interview below;
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