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Video: Sarkodie w/ Jean Grae, Talib Kweli & Ab-Soul at BET Cypher

African hip hop artist Sarkodie held it down with some pidgin rhymes as part of BET's True School Cypher. He was joined by a Talib Kweli Jean Grae combo.


Last night at the official airing of the annual BET Awards African hip hop artist and rapper Sarkodie held it down with some woven pidgin rhymes as part of BET's True School Cypher. He was joined by a Talib Kweli Jean Grae combo. Cape Town-bred Jean Grae, half-a-Blackstar Talib Kweli and afro-ed Black Hippy crew member Ab-Soul brought the fire. Watch the full freestyle session from the African hip hop artist below and head to OKP for highlight performances form the BET Awards.

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