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Is Yaw Tog Better Than Sarkodie ? Ball J’s Take

To promote healthy competition in the Music Industry, upcoming Music talents are sometimes compared to those already doing well in the Industry.

Yaw Tog is one of such new talents who has achieved a lot for himself as a Rapper within the short period of his emergence in the Ghana Music Industry.
One couldn’t help but to compare him with the greatest to have ever done it in Rhythmic African Poetry (RAP ) in Ghana.

Speaking with a radio Presenter on Neat Fm, Rapper Ball J was asked  if Yaw Tog is better than Sarkodie . In response, he said it is impossible to compare Yaw Tog to Sarkodie because they all came into the limelight under different conditions.

According to Ball J, Sarkodie defied the odds and made history without social media when he started doing music and still kept himself relevant till date. Yaw Tog he said has the advantage of the social media therefore it won’t be appropriate to compare the two.
When asked if Sarkodie is the fastest Rapper in Ghana, Ball J answered; “anyone who tries to rap faster than Sarkodie will go off key”.

Thorsten Owusu Gyimah known in the showbiz fraternity as Yaw Tog became popular after his single “Sore” was released in 2020.
He won the Hip Hop Song of the Year at the just ended 3Music Awards held in March, 2021 and also bagged two nominations in the yet to be held 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
He was named BET’s Amplified Artist of the month of April.

Click on this link to watch the remix of Sore featuring Stormzy & Kwesi Arthur.




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