Medikal is a Ghanaian hip-hop/rap artist and songwriter. His real name is Samuel Adu Frimpong, and he was born on April 4, 1993, in Accra, Ghana. Medikal gained popularity in the Ghanaian music scene with his debut mixtape “N*gga Wey Dey Flex” in 2016, which featured hit songs like “Confirm” and “Too Risky.” Since then, he has released several successful albums and singles, becoming one of the leading voices in the Ghanaian music industry.
Medikal’s music is known for its catchy hooks, witty wordplay, and energetic delivery. He often incorporates elements of afrobeats, hip-hop, and trap into his music, creating a unique fusion of styles. Medikal has collaborated with other Ghanaian artists such as Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, and Stonebwoy, as well as international acts like Davido, Wizkid, and Falz.
Apart from his music career, Medikal is also known for his fashion sense and flashy lifestyle. He has won several awards, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for Best New Artiste and Best Rapper, and has a large following on social media. Medikal is married to Ghanaian actress and entrepreneur Fella Makafui, and the couple has a daughter together.
Despite his success, Medikal has also faced controversies and criticisms in his career, including allegations of plagiarism and claims of promoting materialism in his music. However, he remains a popular and influential figure in the Ghanaian music industry, with a dedicated fan base.
Biography Summary of Medikal
Real name: Samuel Adu Frimpong
Date of Birth: April 5, 1994
Age: 29 years old
Profession: Rapper, Singer
Hometown: Osenase, Eastern Region
Medikal was born on April 5, 1994, at the St. Dominic Hospital in Akwatia, Eastern Region. He grew up in Anyaa Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra. He is the first child of James Frimpong and Portia Naa Lamptey. Mdk is 29 years old and a native of Osenasi in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
His parents are James Frimpong and Portia Lamptey.
He has one sibling, a younger sister called Patrah Adwoa Frimpong.
Amg Medikal had his primary and junior high education at Sowutuom, Accra. After Junior high, he went to St. Johns Grammar Senior High School but finished his high school education at Odorgonno Senior High School in Awoshie, Accra.
Wife and Daughter
Ghanaian actress and entrepreneur Fella Makafui is the wife of Medikal. The two got married on March 7, 2020, and they have a daughter called Island Frimpong.
Medikal began his rap career when he was in Primary School. He used to learn the rap lines of rappers in Ghana and abroad and then do a freestyle with his mates in school. Later, Mdk started writing his own raps, and since he wanted to be a rapper, he began looking for people to support his career.
With the help of a music producer named Deep Beats, whose studio he used to record, Medikal and his current Boss, Criss Waddle, became friends, and he decided to sign him to AMG Business, a new record label he had formed at the time. He got signed to the record label in 2010.
However, after Mdk’s signing, he didn’t immediately start releasing songs. It took a few years before he was introduced to the world and given his feature on Criss Waddle’s P3 Kakra song. It was after this feature that he released his first single under AMG Business titled “Confirm.”
After, he released songs like Anthem, Confirm remix, Too risky, and dropped other bangers. Amg Medikal has worked with artists like Okese1, Shatta Wale, Davido, Kwesi Arthur, and many more. He has over twenty released songs to his credit, a joint EP, three solo EPs, and four released studio albums.
External Play (EP)
• The Plug (2019)
• Island (2020)
• Amazing Grace (2021)
• Cross Roads (Joint EP – 2022)
• Medikation (2013)
• Disturbation (2017)
• The Truth (2020)
• Society (December 15, 2022)
• Time No Dey
• How far
• O Lord
• Spartacus ft. Ahtitude
• Higher ft Efya
• How much ft. Kwesi Arthur & Ahtitude
• How much Rmx ft. Sarkodie & Paedae
• Confirm Rmx ft. Sarkodie
• Too Risky ft. Sister Derby
• Father ft. Davido
• For You ft. Bisa Kdei
• Talk To Am ft. Patapaa
• To Who It May Concern
• Mans Not Hot
• Kayayo ft. Ahtitude
• Omo Ada
• By Heart Boy
• The Last Burial
• Just Like You ft. Kojo Funds
• Drip ft. Kofi Mole & Joey B
• Omo Ada Rmx ft. Shatta Wale & Fella
• Amen ft. Darkovibes, Kwesi Arthur, Kelvyn Boy & Kwame Eugene
• Bless You
• La hustle
• Jah guide
• The Target
• Letter to my Ex
• Abena Korkor
• Something Dey there
• IDGAF ft. Shatta Wale
• Street Anthem
• No Service (Freestyle)
• Elon (Settings)
• Stubborn Academy
• Best Discovery Video – MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards 2016.
• Best African Music Artist – International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA) 2018.
• Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019.
• Best Rapper of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2019.
Hiplife/Hiphop Act of the Year – 3Music Awards 2019.
• Best Special Effects (Omo Ada Rmx) – MTN 4syte Music Video Awards 2019.
• Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020.
• Hiplife Song of the Year (Omo Ada) – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020.
• Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021.
• Hiplife/Hiphop Act of the Year – 3Music Awards 2021.
• Most Popular Video – MTN 4syte Music Video Awards 2021.
• Most Influential Artist – MTN 4syte Music Video Awards 2021.
Amg Medikal lives in a beautiful mansion in East Legon, Accra. Apart from the house he currently lives in, the rapper has other mansions in Accra and Eastern Region.
He has a Range Rover, Mercedes Benz C Class, BMW X6, and Chevrolet Camaro.
Medikal is into the real estate business. He opened up about his real estate business in an interview with Fiifi Pratt on Kingdom Plus 101.9FM. He revealed it’s a collaboration with his wife, Fella Makafui, and they’ve started building houses at East Legon Hills in Accra and Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Net Worth Net worth
He has an estimated net of $2 million.
FAQs about Medikal
• How old is Medikal now?
He is 29 years old now.
• Why was Medikal arrested?
In October 2021, Medikal was arrested by the Ghana Police Service for brandishing his newly acquired Ruger American Pistol on Snapchat in September 2021. The rapper was charged with an unlawful display of arms and ammunition, and in court, he pleaded not guilty. He was then remanded to the Ankaful Medium Prison custody in the Central Region of Ghana for five (5) days by an Accra Circuit court. At the hearing on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, after five days on remand, he was granted bail to the tune of GH¢100,000 with one surety. He is a free man now making music.
• Which shs did Medikal attend?
He attended Odorgonno Senior High School.
• How many cars does Medikal have
He has about four cars.
• Which tribe is Medikal?
He belongs to the Akyem tribe.
• Which School did Medikal attend?
He completed SHS at Odorgonno Senior High School in Awoshie, Accra.
• Where is Medikal from?
He comes from Osenase, in the Eastern Region of Ghana
• Who is Medikal’s manager?
He had a manager called Flow Delly.
Source: Zea.NG | Ghana | Biography