I’m the Bob Marley of Ghana Rap Music- Sarkodie.

King Sark remains unperturbed by the unwelcoming criticisms after releasing his remix of “Stir it up” by Bob Marley. He has managed to hold his head high despite the lack of support from certain players in the music industry.

The King of rap stated in an interview with CNN Africa that he’s the Bob Marley of rap music in Ghana. He also added that featuring “Stir it up” by Bob Marley was such a great feat that has taken his music career to the next level.

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“People actually think Bob Marley invented reggae. Because when you think about reggae, that’s all you think about – Bob Marley. That’s the benchmark, or whatever… that the guys use. And that’s the same thing when it comes to rap with Sarkodie.

Back in Ghana, in every conversation, I’ve been drawn in for no reason. That’s like the person they use. That’s what I mean by rap, I’m like Bob Marley,”

Then again he said he was surprised when he was called upon to give his verse on Bob Marley’s song.

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The song ever its release has sparked a lot of debate on social media. A section of social media believes it is a great move by Sarkodie while others also believe that it’s a bad one. Shatta Wale, one of the naysayers even went as far as to troll Sarkodie for featuring a “Ghost”. Blakk Rasta also believes Bob Marley’s legacy has been dented.