Ghanaian Rapper Samuel Adu Frimpong, well known as Medikal had his music career overshadowed by his luxurious lifestyle even though he still remains one of the finest artist the country produced in the last few years.
Here are some serious facts you should know about the Swag King Kong, sorry, Mr. Frimpong.
1. In 2017, Medikal was on level with Sarkodie for the highest nomination gained at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. (7).
2. He became the first Ghanaian artist at the VGMA to win nothing out of 7 Nominations.
3. The rapper adopted the name Medikal from his strong interest in Rapping about doctors and all medical practitioners.
4. Even though MDK shot into fame only few years in the music scene, he already has 4 albums and Extended playlists combined. Medikation (2013), Disturbing (2017), The plug EP (2019) and Island (2020).
5. Medikal’s first top award came in 2016 when his Anthem music Video was adjudged ’Best Discovery video’ at the MTN 4syte music video awards.
6. He built upon his first top award the following year and went all the way to grab ‘Best New comer award‘ at African Muzik magazine awards, AFRIMA Ahead of some strong names within the continent.
7. In the same Year he scored 7-0 at the VGMA, The talented Rapper Went to the Exclusive Men of the year award and return home with ‘Discovery of the year’ plaque,
8. Arguably the biggest and proudest moment moment of his music Career on home soil, the father of one cemented his status as the best rapper available in Ghana and also won Hip Hop artist of the year all at the 2019 edition of VGMA.
9. Last year (2020) at the Ghana Music awards, Medikal’s popular song ‘Omo Ada’ was voted Best Hip Life song of the year.
10. The 27 years old married Precious Fella Makafui on the 7th of March, 2020 after She gained massive recognition in a role she played in educative movie, You Only Love Once (YOLO).