Sarkodie and Shatta Wale Have Not Been Celebrated Enough — Fresh Meddo


Us-based Sierra Leonean Afropop artist Fresh Meddo believes Multiple award-winning Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie and Multiple award-winning dancehall artist Shatta Wale have not been celebrated well over their international collaborations.
Sarkodie and Shatta Wale chalked an enviable feat in the music industry when they featured on American music Icon Beyonce and legendary Late Bob Marley songs respectively.

Shatta Wale featured on ‘Already’, a song on Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album, released in 2019 and produced by Guiltybeatz while Sarkodie featured on “Stir it Up” song which was released on Friday, January 20, and was re-produced by popular producer, John Kwesi Dosunmu-Mensah better known as M.O.G Beatz.

Expressing his view on these collaborations, Fresh Meddo in an interview with stated that to him, the music industry has not celebrated Sarkodie and Shatta Wale well.

According to him, these collaborations are so big that they could have exposed a lot of musicians to the international market but Ghanaians swept it under the carpet.

He stressed that the pull-him-down behaviour of Ghanaians has been hurting the entertainment industry for far too long and it has become a canker which is militating against the progress of the industry.

” So Sarkodie featured the late Bob Marley – a whole Bob Marley and looked at what people are saying …Instead of praising him, you listen to the radio or go on the internet then you see industry persons reviling the feature. The same thing applies to Shatta Wale; this guy featured on a whole Beyonce song and we still have industry persons castigating him. Do you know what these collaborations can do for Ghana and even Africa? It’s sad.” Fresh Meddo said

The Afropop artist is currently out with a single track dubbed ‘Better Day’. The track is off his debut album ‘The Journey’

‘The song was engineered by Master Plan in Nigeria and the Video was directed by Eshima Videos in Australia.‘Better Day’ and is available on all digital streaming platforms.


Born on the 1st of May, Mohammed Junior Kanneh, popularly by his stage name Fresh Meddo is a multinational artist; Sierra Leonean, Liberian and Ghanaian whose quest is to bridge barriers within the nation with his music, weaved with love, good vibes, and energy that breed peace.

Meddo started developing strong roots in music of all forms at a very tender age, listening to different sounds from all walks of life. In a home where music was inevitable from their daily routine, Fresh Meddo will not only listen but mimic the lyrics and sound.

Fresh Meddo has since 2018 when he began music professionally, experimented with many genres, AfroBeat, Afro Pop, Koloqua, Drill, and occasionally hip hop, challenging himself to communicate his music through diverse cultures.

Experimenting with these genres has given Meddo the potential to breathe life through music by assembling lyrics and notes as well chord progressions impeccably. His unique sound and prowess in writing appease musical thirst in all walks of life.

Fresh Meddo does not conform to the ideology of being inspired by a particular event, thing, or phenomenon. Per his philosophy, the entirety of life, and its daily failures are what get him going, influencing him to juggle concepts and create music.

He raised eyebrows in the music scene with his singles, Rock Modisch, (MY THIN) DA YOR THIN, Connection, BABY, and Gimmi Dat. To affirm his growth, versatility, and style, Fresh Meddo released his debut Album, ‘The Journey.

The journey was on July 3, 2021, and premiered on the 19th of August 2022; it is a body of work that consists of 15 tracks. Fresh Meddo’s sleek – classical fashion sense as well as enmity with the audience and influence earned him to be unveiled as the brand ambassador for Modish Clothing brand in the United State Of America.

Educational Background

Fresh Meddo had lived his youthful years in Ghana from Basic school to high school until he migrated overseas with his mother to seek greener pastures.

In pursuit of acquiring Academic excellence while battling life struggles, he within the year 2010-2012 enrolled in Metropolitan South institute of tafe Queensland and graduated with a Double Diploma in Human Resources and Commerce.

With the foresight of steering and understanding the essentials of business coupled with accomplishing dreams of being a business personnel, Fresh Meddo graduated with a Degree in business highest education at Evocca college in 2016

Rock Modisch (Single)
Connection (Single)
The Journey Album (Album)
The Journey Album t (Album Lunch)


Source: GhanaWeekend

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