Ghanaian musician Sarkodie, born Michael Owusu Addo as at now is smiling to the bank after securing an endorsement deal worth $7 millionmfrom the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to compose a campaign song for their team in this year’s election.
When the news broke about this deal, Sarkodie’s lawyer, Cynthia Quaicoo was interviewed on an Accra Based radio station, but refused to say a word about the deal.
‘’All that I can say is Sarkodie has sign a new deal. The biggest deal of all time’’ Cynthia Quaicoo said
Well fast forward today, a close source from the NDC camp has hinted that the deal that is circulating in the media is about Sarkodie and the NDC.
Asked as to why the political party choose to sign Sarkodie, the source quickly said ‘’We gave Sarkodie his biggest deal of all time just to get him endorsing NDC. You know Sarkodie now has a great influence in today’s youth so with his brand behind us is in the right direction’’.
According to the source the deal demands the musician to compose a song for the NDC and will be joining President Mahama & his entourage in the campaign thrill when the time is due.
The song, which is titled ‘JM Only’ is jointly produced Kaywa and Killbeatz.
Sarkodie becomes Ghana’s first musician to sign such a deal with a political party.