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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sho Baraka

The American hip hop recording artist and writer, Sho Baraka was born Amisho Baraka Lewis on 10 January 1979 in Alberta, Canada. He is the founding member of 116 Clique. He is also the co-founded a record label and group known as “High Society” with fellow Christian rappers J.R., Swoope and Suzy Rock. He starred in the 2011 American themed drama film, October Baby as the drama coach. His third album Talented Xth was released in January 2013. The album peaked at number 1 on the US Gospel Album Chart. There is no doubt that the 37-years-old American hip hop and writer is definitely an act to look out for in the music industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sho Baraka
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sho Baraka

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the American Christian hip hop artist and writer, Sho Baraka:

1. Sho Baraka was born Amisho Baraka Lewis on 10 January 1979 in Alberta, Canada.

2. In high school he and some friends from his neighbourhood formed a rap group that began touring with major recording artists.

3. During his young days, he was enlisted and served in the military.

4. He is the founding member of 116 Clique.

5. He is the co-founded a record label and group known as “High Society” with fellow Christian rappers J.R., Swoope and Suzy Rock.

6. He starred in the 2011 American themed drama film, October Baby as the drama coach.

7. His third album Talented Xth was released in January 2013. The album peaked at number 1 on the US Gospel Album Chart.

8. On June 14, 2016, he signed with Christian hip-hop label, Humble Beast.

9. He has collaborated with artists like Monty G, Stephen the Levite, Lecree and Dillon Chase to name a few.

10. He can be spotted as Trip Lee’s fictional boss at the newspaper Trip Lee works for in the video for Trip lee’s song The Invasion (hero) off the album Between Two Worlds.

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