Ghanaian musician Sherifa Gunu was born to a royal family from the Kingdom of Dagbon, in the Northern Region of Ghana. Sherifa is Muslim but married to a Christian, a Nigerian business man called Ikechuku Sunday and they are blessed with a daughter.
She started her music and dance career at a tender age and competed in both regional and national dance competitions. She emerged the first runner up in the 1998 Embassy Pleasure, a popular national dance championship in the 1990s.
Sherifa later participated in the 2003 Hiplife dance championship with the likes of King Ayisoba and Terry Bonchaka. She became the first runner up in the finals of the championship.
In 2017, She released a new single titled Salamatu, which is also the title of her new album. Sherifa Gunu performed a live band music show at the Golden Tulip hotel in Accra during the launch of Ghana’s premium networking event known as the ‘Corporate Wednesday’, a show that seeks to bring all business stakeholders together for networking among themselves
She has done backings for Kojo Antwi, Amakye Dede, Daddy Lumba, Nana Acheampong and Sarkodie.