Medikal , real name Samuel Adu Frimpong , is currently one of Ghana’s fastest rising and youngest hip hop artistes. He is currently signed to Criss Waddle’s AMG Business record label.
Born to Mrs. Porshia Lamptey and Mr. James Frimpong in Sowutuom; a suburb in Accra-Ghana, Medikal fancied rapping about doctors, surgeons, nurses and patients – basically the hospital and what goes on in it. Interestingly, he wanted to prove to his colleagues that he was a “sick” rapper; that was why all his raps are hospital based.
The young rapper clarified that “Sick” in this sense did not mean ill, but rather a way to describe how good or”dope” his raps were. Since his flow was also medical, the name “Medikal” was given to him by his school dad way back in junior high.
Despite being young , Medikal already has an active fan base and has already released a couple of hit songs including Confirm, Forever My Love (featuring Bisa Kdei), Confirm Remix (featuring Sarkodie) , By Heart Boy , Connect , Too Risky (feat Sister Derby) and Bless You. 2016 Ghanaian music artiste of the year E.L also featured him on his recent mixtape B.A.R III : Lomi Era.
He is set to release his first album ‘Disturbation‘ (Read about it here)
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2017: 7 Nominations for VGMA
- 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)
2016 4syte Music Video Awards – Best Discovery Video: Medikal (Anthem) **WON**
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