BIRTH NAME : Samuel Adu Frimpong
STAGE NAME : Medikal
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DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born June 4th
PLACE OF BIRTH: Sowutuom; a suburb in Accra-Ghana.
STATE OF ORIGIN : Accra-Ghana
OCCUPATION : Ghanaian hip hop musician.
NATIONALITY : Ghanaian
MARITAL STATUS/GILFRIEND : Dated Ghanaian actress and model Deborah Vanessa . Currently dating Fella Makafui
INSTAGRAM : Medikal (@amgmedikal)
Born Samuel Adu Frimpong better known by his code name Medikal is Ghanaian hip hop musician. He is one of the most popular artists in Ghana . The rapper who is currently 25 years old is currently one of the most successful hiphop musician in Ghana today regardless of his young age.
Medikal and Sarkodie had the highest nominations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards, that was a legendary moment that can’t be forgotten in a hurry.
Want’s to know everything about the Ghana most respected and celebrated rapper? you will get all you are looking for about him in the following Medikal biography. Read on to understand many things about him as we focus more on his lesser known facts.
There is no doubt about it, Medikal is a renowned artist in Ghana that is well known for good hip hop songs. He has worked with the biggest artists in Ghana and Nigeria. He has managed to prove himself beyond doubt that his career has come to stay and appears to be an unstoppable force in the Ghanaian and Africa at large.
Early Life and Background
The Ghana musician with the stage name “Medikal” was born to Mrs. Porshia Lamptey and Mr. James Frimpong in Sowutuom; a suburb in Accra-Ghana. His passion for rap music originated when he was just a little boy, he grew up rapping about doctors, surgeons, nurses and patience-basically the hospital and things that is connected with it. According to findings, he was on a quest to prove to his colleagues that he was a “sick” rapper; that was why is rap was all about the hospital.
When we states that the young rapper raps is “Sick” in this sense did not mean he is ill, but this is a way of describing that his rap game is good and unique. It was concluded that his rap flows is sick and it was later tagged medical, the stage name “Medikal” came in , it was given to him by his school dad way back in junior high.
Career and Life
The rapper started his rapping career when he was a boy during his high school days. He has always had a soft spot for medics including doctors, nurses and surgeons hence his put them in his musical content. According to his biography, he was focused on proving to the world that he is a sick rapper in the sense that his rap lines are good and d0pe. Without doubt, he has proven himself over the years that he is good and equal to the task.
Medical is is labelled as one of the most industrious artist in the Ghana music industry. He has released many songs and collaborated with other successful and award winning artists in Ghana. Some of his popular songs include Forever My Love where he featured Bisa Kadie, Per Kakra featuring Criss Waddle, Confirm and its remix featuring Sarkodie, Connect, Sales, By heart Boy to mention a few. He is generally regarded as one of the most talented rapper in Ghana and he has inspired a lot of up and coming rappers .
According to the rapper, he drawn musical inspiration from both local and international artists including Lil Wayne and Sarkodie. He was signed into the Arab Money Gang (AMG) Record Label in 2010 owned by one of his inspirations, Criss Waddle.
Personal Life and Girlfriend
Medikal has dated some popular celebrities in Ghana . He has dated Deborah Vanessa and they were together for a long time before they parted. In case you don’t know who Deborah Vanessa is, she is celebrity in Ghana, an actress and model . The young rapper is currently dating Ghana actress, Fella Makafui. They started dating after he broke up with Sister Debby.
Medikal cars and Houses
Medikal is one of those Ghana musician who have a soft spot for automobiles. The raper owns a Mercedes-Benz C 300 4matic and he also own a mansion in Kasoa, a suburb near Accra. The Ghana musician revealed in a recent chat that he no longer lives in his mansion. Instead, he rents his current dwelling place.
Awards and Nominations
- Afro Pop Song Of The Year (Nominated)
- Hip Hop Song Of The Year (Nominated)
- Hiplife/hip Pop Artiste Of The Year (Nominated)
- Best New Act (Nominated)
- Best Rapper of the year (Nominated)
- Best Collaboration of the year (Nominated)
- Overall Artist of the Year (Nominated
- Won Best Discovery Video at 2016 Anthem
The rapper has hit Ghanaians with a lot of songs, he is widely known for putting a good amount of effort in his songs. Some of his popular songs are listed after the jump.
- How far
- Too risky
- Oh Lord
- Gimme vibe
- Adwee ba
- Beautiful Africa
- Man’s not hot