Entertainment of Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Micheal Dapaah (Big Shaq), the act behind hit song ‘Man’s Not Hot‘ performed at Sarkodie’s 2017 RapperHolic concert held at the Accra International Conference Center on Monday, December 25.
JaySo, Worlasi, Efya, Kwesi Arthur, Kwaw Kese, Yaa Pono, R2Bees, Ko-Jo Cue, Shaker, King Promise, Becca, Joey B, Magnom, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Adina, Captain Planet, Koredo Bello, Samini and other artistes also performed at the concert.
The show was hosted by Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale and Jay Foley.
Michael Dapaah is an English rapper, actor, and comedian of Ghanaian descent, best known for portraying the fictional road rapper Big Shaq (also known as Roadman Shaq).
He is also known for his mockumentary SWIL (Somewhere in London), which focuses on four characters and their journey to success.
Dapaah began his career by garnering a social following for his brief comedic online skits, which he then adapted into his mockumentary series on YouTube titled SWIL (Somewhere in London) which amassed over 1 million views in its first series.
“Man’s Not Hot”
Dapaah saw a rapid growth in public attention when he appeared on Charlie Sloth’s BBC Radio 1Xtra show Fire In The Booth. His comedic rap “Man’s Not Hot” (whose backing track was sampled from 67 and Giggs’ 2016 track “Let’s Lurk”) developed into a viral meme, and a studio track version of the song was released on 22 September 2017. The song’s music video was released by Dapaah himself on 26 October of the same year; which features cameos from Waka Flocka, Lil Yachty, Dutch rap-group Broederliefde and DJ Khaled, who calls Dapaah’s character a “legend.”