Ghanaian Sarkodie on Saturday night (October 5) emerged as the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards held at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Georgia, United States.
He beat off competition from Nigerian rapper Falz, Ghetts from the United Kingdom, Kalash from France, Female rapper; Little Simz from the UK, South African rapper Nasty C and Tory Lanez of Canada.
In his acceptance speech, Sarkodie dedicated the award to his daughter, Adalyn Owusu Addo (Titi), and also used the moment to urge the world to visit Ghana as part of the Year of Return celebrations.
“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,” he said.
The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards was hosted by American comedian and actor Lil Duval.