Real names of top Ghanaian artistes

Real names of top Ghanaian artistes

Music is a big venture in Ghana with lot of young men and women venturing into music each and every day.

The common phenomenon is that most artistes do not like to use their real names that they used in school.

Many a time, artistes use their nickname or couch a name for themselves since such names turn to make a lot of impact in branding.

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Even though some artistes love to use their real names, they often omit their English names.

Here, brings to you real names of your favorite artistes.

1. Yaa Pono

Yaa Pono is a popular rapper in Ghana with a lot of hit songs up his sleeves.

Even though he changed his name to Ponobiom, the nickname Yaa Pono seems to have grounded in the minds of Ghanaians making a lot of music lovers still refer to him as Yaa Pono.

What is surprising however is that many music lovers do not know the real name of Yaa Pono as it does not come up in stories.

According to research by, Yaa Pono's real name that he used in school is Solomon Adu Antwi.

2. Medikal

Medikal is currently one of the top rappers in Ghana who seems to have won the heart of Ghanaians.

Even though Medikal is barely five years in the mainstream music industry, he has been thrilling Ghanaians with hit songs.

However, many music lovers and fans of Medikal do not know his real name that he used in school.

A research done by revealed that Medikal's real name is Samuel Adu Frimpong.

3. King Promise

King Promise is undoubtedly one of the best singers in Ghana currently as he comes a very smooth and silk singer.

King Promise is one of the young artistes who have become a household artiste in Ghana.

The singer is admired by a lot of Ghanaians due to his hit singles that he has been releasing over his short period in the industry.

Many music lovers however do not know the real name of King Promise even though Promise is part of his name.

According to a research done by, Gregory Promise Bortey Newman is the real name of King Promise.

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4. Kidi

Ghanaian singer Kidi is one of the young artistes making waves in Ghana at the moment.

His silk voice and great songs have made him one of the most preferred artiste in Ghana now as he has been thrilling fans in a lot of concerts.

One thing that fans don't seem to know is the real name of their idol Kidi. after a research found out that Kidi's real name is Dennis Nana Dwamena.

5. Kwesi Arthur

Kwesi Arthur is one of the most promising Ghanaian rappers at the moment.

Even though he is young in the industry, Kwesi Arthur has won the heart of many Ghanaians.

He has for these few years thrilled Ghanaians to his hit music like 'Grind Day', 'Woara' among others.

However, many fans do not know the full name of Kwesi Arthur even though he uses part of his name for showbiz. has found out that Kwesi Arthur's real name is Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior.

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