BIRTH NAME : Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior
STAGE NAME : Kwesi Arthur
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DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born 18th of December 1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tema. I’m a Tema boy, My whole life has been in and around Tema
OCCUPATION : Hip-Hop/ Trap musician
NATIONALITY : Ghanaian
EDUCATION : He graduated from Tema Senior High School
INSTAGRAM : (@kwesiarthur_)
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Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior popularly known as Kwesi Arthur , is a Ghanaian Hip-Hop/ Trap musician. He is a fast rising musician who is widely looked out for because of his potentials and prospect in the Ghana Music industry.
There is no doubt, the young and handsome Ghanaian musician Kwesi Arthur is the next big thing in Ghanaian hip-hop music and is currently basking in the glory of his banger; Grind Day.
Early Life And Life Story
His real name is Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior but widely recognized by his stage name Kwesi Arthur, that what most people know him as.
He was born on the 18th of December 1994 in Tema. He has spent his whole life around his hood, Tema: from Good Sheperd to Sakumono Estate to Naylor SDA then Temasco. He is very proud of where he comes from that is Tema.
He revealed that his childhood has been a little bit of challenging, narrating to Kuulpeeps, Young Arthur had rickets whilst growing up and after SHS, he was supposed to go to GIJ but couldn’t pay the fees so didn’t make it. At one crazy moment, he almost became a security guard. The story is, he had bought forms to the University of Ghana but didn’t get admission.
Kwesi Arthur bagged his secondary school certificate from Tema Senior High School , he was unable to continue his education to the tertiary level at the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) as a result of-financial constraint. He wanted to became a security guard at some point to make sure he put food on the table .
We gathered that he is planning on returning to school now that he is getting some decent cash from his musical career.
Kwesi Arthur got inspired to become a rapper after listening to Drake’s ‘Thank Me Later’. It was the stepping stone to what Kwesi Arthur is today. That was how his professional music career started officially and things has never remain the same for him since the inception of his career because people are loving his brand.
His journey as a musician started after taking inspiration from Drake’s ‘Thank Me Later’. The tall young rapper hit his limelight after dropping Grind day Remix featuring Sarkodie and Medikal produced by Kayso. This has led to him being tipped off to win the next VGMA unsung Award , a category made for underground musicians to offer them the opportunity to mount and rock the big stage with the ‘big artistes’ at the main VGMA event .
The Ground Up Charle, is a movement formed by Kwesi Arthur, and to him, it is more of a family. He revealed that the long and urge for success in life is what keeps me going, it’s what makes me Kwesi Arthur.
This is no doubt that the young man has come to stay in Ghana music industry judging from this pace at which his career is moving up.
According to him;
My whole rap career started after listening to Drake’s ‘Thank Me Later’. Let’s say it was the stepping stone to what Kwesi Arthur is today. Big ups to Drake. Maybe I’ll get to thank him later.
About Ground Up Charle, I dunno if I should call it a movement but for me, it is more of a family.
According to him, he never expected his songs to receive massive airplay and recognition from social media users.
“We just put the song out because it felt good. When we did the song for the first time in the studio, it was good. So we compiled it on an EPP, live from Nkrumah Krom. After releasing, most people were saying this song is hard so we started pushing it and we shot a video for it”.
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During the interview, he admitted that fame scares him
“It gets really uncomfortable sometimes like when you are just walking in the streets and someone stouts, ‘Kwesi Arthur, what’s up’, because it comes with it,” the Ghanaian singer said.
“If I get it cool, we will continue working because that is not our limits, not why we are doing this. But if we get it the accolades makes it good,” Arthur concluded on his VGMA nomination.