Super Sako

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Sarkis Balasanyan, an Armenian-American rapper, DJ, and producer, goes by the stage name Super Sako. He shot to prominence in 2016 with the smash song “Mi Gna,” which translates to “Don’t Go,” off his album “Love Crimes.” The Armenian rabiz artist Spitakci Hayko contributed vocals to the song, which was composed by Artak Aramyan with additional English lyrics provided by Sako. The song, which was first posted on YouTube on August 17 without a music video, immediately gained popularity in Armenia, the Armenian diaspora, Turkey, and the Arab world. As of April 2018, it had received over 158.6 million views. In the “Top 100 of the Week” on Shazam at the end of March 2017, it surpassed Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” and Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye” with Sean Paul and Anne Marie to become the most-searched song in Turkey. He started a globe tour after “Mi Gna” had such a positive reception, and he has since appeared at pop-up concerts around the world. He considers himself a rapper and wants the world to know it, despite his interest in other musical genres as a musician.

The Epic Ascent to Stardom

Super Sako claimed that he was born and raised in a musical family and that he fell in love with music from a very young age. When he eventually decided to pursue music as a career, this helped to ease the move into professional music. Sako, who was early in his childhood greatly affected by artists such as 2pac, Spice1, DJ Quik, and Biggie, is primarily interested in Rap, Hip-hop, and R&B music.

Soon after, he started penning his own songs, which helped him swiftly build a devoted fan base. But in August 2016, the song “Mi Gna” from his album “Love Crimes” brought him international acclaim. With over 158 million views on YouTube, the song immediately went viral among his Armenian admirers, notably in Turkey and the Arab world.

It also received remixes from a number of well-known musicians, notably French rapper Maître Gims, who produced translations in English, French, and Armenian. The French version of the song peaked at No. 6 on the French Singles Chart.

His India Travel

Super Sako’s debut performance in India, co-presented by the upscale nightclub pop-up business Drama in association with FFF and Stanley Communications, took place on March 31, 2018, at the Samrat Hotel in Delhi. It was a stop on his globe tour, during which he visited other nations to learn about their traditions and discover new genres of music and dance.

He was particularly touched by the way that people from many ethnicities and origins coexisted in the nation. He was a lover of pop-up culture and was taken aback by how rapidly the nation adopted the novel idea that had transformed the nightclub experience.

He mentioned his desire to work with some Indian musicians in the future, including some of his personal favorites, such as Hard Kaur, Arko Mukherjee, and Neha Bhasin, during an interview. He also made time to indulge his palate with Indian food.

Disputes and scandals

Intriguingly, Super Sako first made headlines in June 2011 for the wrong reasons after he was spotted in a number of photos “containing violent, sexist imagery of a faceless woman.” This was before ‘Mi Gna’ made him famous in the world of music.

The photos were taken in various locations, including one against the backdrop of Haghpat Monastery where he was seen standing with a rifle in one hand and a half-naked woman by the hair in the other. Photographer Arvin Kocharian’s image of the UNESCO-recognized monastery from the 10th century incited outrage among his Armenian admirers, including the civil organization ‘Know Your Country,’ which denounced the image as “sadistic and sacrilegious.” Unfortunately, he received criticism for a number of other photos as well.

Another image showed him in a makeshift butchery with meat hanging from hooks and a woman’s partially dismembered body lying next to him. In a third image, he can be seen stabbing another woman who is once again covered by a sheet and laying on a table. Many Armenian social media groups demanded that the photographer be boycotted for encouraging domestic violence against women, despite his attempts to defend Sako’s depiction of the “consequences of betrayal”.

Sako’s Individual Life

Sarkis Balasanyan, who would eventually become known as Super Sako, was born in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. He currently resides in California’s Sherman Oaks. He married Ojen in late 2010; they have one child together. One of the best photographers in California, Jay Jay, caught the wedding ceremony in pictures.

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