Medikal

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Medikal
Background information
Birth nameSamuel Adu Frimpong
Also known asMedikal,MDK,AMG Medikal
BornApril 4, 1993
Accra, Ghana
OriginSowutuom,Accra
GenresHip hop, Afrobeat
Occupation(s)Rapper Song Writer
Years active2014 – present
LabelsAMG Business. AMG Beyond Kontrol
Associated acts

Samuel Adu Frimpong (born 4 April 1993), popularly known as Medikal, is a Ghanaian hip hop musician.

Early Life & Music Career[edit]

He comes from Sowutuom, a town in the suburb or Accra in Ghana. Medikal and Sarkodie had the highest nominations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards In 2018, he was on the Tim Westwood Show.[1][2][3] Medikal attended his high school at Odorgonno Senior High and is the son of James Frimpong and Portia Lamptey. Samuel adopted the name Medikal because he was fascinated with rapping about doctors, surgeons, medical practitioners and hospitals in general. He has made a name for himself in the music industry through hard work and his numerous collaboration with successful artists. Apart from is nominations in 2017, he won the best discovery video in the MTN 4Syte Video Award in 2016

Albums[edit]

  • Medikation (2013)[4]
  • Disturbation (2017)[5]
  • The Plug EP(2019)[6]
  • Island (2020) [4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Ghana Music Awards[edit]

Year Recipient/Nominated work Award Result Ref
2017 Himself Afro Pop Song Of The Year Nominated [7]
Hip Hop Song Of The Year Nominated
Hip-life/hip Pop Artist 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
2019 Himself Hip Hop Artist of the year Won
Best Rapper of the year Won

MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards[edit]

Year Recipient/Nominated work Award Result Ref
2016 Anthem Best Discovery Video Won [8]

Exclusive Men of the Year Awards (EMY)[edit]

Year Recipient/Nominated work Award Result Ref
2017 Himself Discovery of The Year Category Nominated [9]

African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA)[edit]

Year Recipient/Nominated work Award Result Ref
2017 Himself Best Newcomer Category Nominated [10]

Personal Life[edit]

Rapper Medikal married his girlfriend Precious Fella Makafui on 7 March 2020.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarkodie – Highest". Vibehubs.com. 2017-09-08. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  2. ^ "SEE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES – 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards". 27 February 2017.
  3. ^ "The rise of AMG's Medikal".
  4. ^ "[MIXTAPE]: Medikal (MDK) Presents "Da Medikation"". Loud Sound Gh. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/audio/Medikal-unveils-tracklist-for-Disturbation-551252?channel=D1
  6. ^ "Medikal Biography / Profile - Beatz Nation".
  7. ^ "VGMA 2017: Medikal, Eugy, Ebony, Fancy Gadam Make Best New Act List". EOnlineGH.Com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  8. ^ "Full list of winners - MTN 4stye music video awards 2016".
  9. ^ "Medikal Nominated For EMY Africa Awards 2017". loudsoundgh.
  10. ^ "Sarkodie, Juls save Ghana at AFRIMMA awards". Ghanaweb.
  11. ^ "Fella Makafui faints at her traditional wedding". MyJoyOnline.com. 2020-03-07. Retrieved 2020-03-09.