A bomb just dropped on the Ghanaian hip-hop scene; Otan by Sarkodie. The renowned rapper, musician, and entrepreneur just took his rap skills to a new level.

Before this bombshell, he released a hit single titled Till We Die,” a collaboration with the gifted Nigerian artist Ruger. Sarkodie dropped a killer line in the track: Money can’t change me.” The music video directed by Big OJ added much value to the mix.  Now, get ready for Sakodie’s freshest banger, “Otan.”

Whenever Sarkodie releases new music, it’s a guaranteed mandatory addition to all hip-hop lovers’ playlists. It’s become like a promise – What else!”

Demystifying “Otan” by Sarkodie

“Otan” by Sarkodie is a manifestation of detailed effort and dedication. This track contains thought-provoking lyricism, making it a must-listen for African hip-hop fans.

When listening to “Otan” you realize it features the genre’s finest beats that invite your attention almost immediately. Mogbeatz, the genius producer creates an ideal beat for Sarkodie’s vicious delivery. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a first-time listener, the captivating bars of “Otan” will keep you hooked from start to finish.

Watch “Otan” by Sarkodie music video directed by Gene Adu

“Otan” by Sarkodie contains lyrics with multiple themes of suicide, determination, ambition, and the relentless pursuit of success. Through his storytelling, Sarkodie shares his personal experiences and reflects on the challenges that have defined his journey. Addressing detractors with steady resolve, he raps, “I’m on a thousand but they want to take me to zero…realest n*gga only God is my hero.” The relatable lyrics inspire listeners to confront obstacles and passionately chase their dreams in the face of diversity.

Let’s be real, “Otan” by Sarkodie is blazing the African hip-hop scene with its infectious blend of Afrobeat and hip-hop.

Meaning of The Term “Otan”

For those wondering, the term “Otan,” borrowed from Akan, one of Ghana’s languages, translates to “nobody.” The vibrant black and white music video directed by Gene Adu celebrates the beauty of African people, accompanied by breathtaking scenes. Sarkodie‘s lyrical skills propel “Otan” to a favorite on the radio and in clubs across the continent. The track’s success solidifies Sarkodie‘s position at the top of African hip-hop and highlights the global appeal of Afrobeat. 

For every Ghanaian hip-hop devotee out there, “Otan” by Sarkodie is a must-have track. With its emotional beats, provocative lyrics, and impactful message, this track claims the spot as a standout piece in African hip-hop. 

Here’s the advice: This track’s message will forever stay with you. Listen to “Otan” repeatedly.

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