Ghanaian rap music has had a steady growth thanks to the talent and hard work of both the upcoming and well-established rappers in the country. Tulenkey, who has been tagged as The Heir to Rap Music in Ghana is one of the artists who've been making great waves.
Tulenkey is a Ghanaian born songwriter and rapper who made his major debut on the popular Sarkodie's hit song dubbed Biibi Ba. The jam was done in collaboration with several other famous artists such as Lyrical Joe, Amerado, Kofi Mole, Frequency, Yeyo, Toy Boi, CJ Biggerman, O'BKay, and 2 Fyngerz.
Tulenkey profile summary
- Tulenkey real name: Chief Osei Bonsu
- Celebrated name: Tulenkey
- Place of birth: Kibi, Ghana
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Ethnicity: Black
- Current residence: Dansoman
- Profession: Rapper, songwriter
- Net worth: $850, 000
Who is Tulenkey? He is a Ghanaian rapper from Kibi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He showed great interest in music from a very tender age.
He gained public recognition through a school's talent show and his family members and friends nicknamed him Optimist. Even though his appearance on the stage was impromptu, he never looked back.
After a keen interest in music, Tulenkey enrolled at the Abromedia Institute where he undertook a course in Sound Engineering. He also studied at Adisadel College.
Tulenkey family and girlfriend
Tulenkey has maintained a low profile on matters family and relationships. Not much is known about his parents, siblings, or girlfriend.
After his major debut in Biibi Ba, Tulenkey came through with the Refix of his street banging song dubbed Child Abuse which was a cover of the famous I Like It by Cardi B. The song redefined sexual harassment to that which comes from women.
Later on, the rapper dropped another jam dubbed Proud F*ck Boy featuring Eddie Khae. The jam was well-received and even gave him endorsements from top Ghanaian personalities such as the renowned Hollywood actor Idris Elba.
Some of his other songs include:
- Your Girlfriend
- Ghetto Boy
- Proud F*ck Boys
- Child Abuse Refix
- Little Soldiers
- Rick Rose
- Ghanaian Coffee
- Ibis Tins
- Party Gbee
- Burn It
- Forever '96
- Biibi Ba
- Soa Ko Di
Most rappers are known to own some of the best automobiles. This might be the case for the singer. However, he has not publicly declared the number of cars in his name.
Tulenkey is one of the super talented Ghanaian rappers in his home country. He is indeed a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry.