- Real name: Samuel Adu Frimpong
- Birthday: 4 April 1993
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Star sign: Aries
- Occupation: Hip-hop musician
- Height: 5’ 9’’ or 1.75 m
Who is Medikal?
Medikal, whose real name is Samuel Adu Frimpong, is a Ghanaian hip-hop musician who has won several awards and nominations for his rap skills and hit songs. He is signed to Criss Waddle’s AMG Business record label and has collaborated with many popular artists in Ghana and beyond.
Early life and education
Medikal was born Samuel Adu Frimpong on April 4, 1993, in Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. He has a younger sister named Patrah Adwoa Frimpong.
He attended Odorgonno Senior High School, where he developed his passion for music and rapping.
Start: Medikal started his music career in 2010 when he was signed by Criss Waddle, the owner of Arab Money Gang (AMG) Business record label. He released his first mixtape titled Medikation in 2013, which introduced him to the Ghanaian music scene.
Early Career: Medikal gained recognition with his breakthrough single "Confirm" in 2016, which featured Sarkodie.
Debut Album: In 2017, he released his debut album titled "Disturbation," which solidified his position as one of the prominent rap artists in Ghana.
Notable Songs: Medikal has released several hit songs throughout his career, including "Omo Ada," "Ayekoo," "How Much," "La Hustle," and "Odo."
Collaborations: He has collaborated with various Ghanaian artists such as Shatta Wale, King Promise, Kuami Eugene, and Joey B, among others.
Awards and Recognition: Medikal has received several accolades for his musical contributions, including nominations and wins at prestigious award ceremonies in Ghana.
Top 10 Best Medikal Songs
Here are some of Medikal’s best songs based on popularity, views, streams and awards, listed in chronological order from earliest to latest:
- “Confirm” feat. Sarkodie (2016)
- “How Much” (Remix) feat. Sarkodie & Omar Sterling - 2018
- “Omo Ada” (2019)
- “Ayekoo” feat. King Promise (2019)
- “Odo” feat. King Promise (2020)
- “Gimme Vibe” feat.Stonebwoy (2020)
- “La Hustle” feat. Joey B (2020)
- “Come Back feat. KiDi (2021)
- “Abena Korkor” feat. Abena Korkor (2022)
- “Scarface” (2022)
Awards and nominations
Medikal has won several awards and nominations for his music career. Some of them are:
- Hiplife/Hip Hop Artist of the Year and Artist of the Year at the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
- Hiplife/Hip hop Act of the Year, Most Streamed Act of the Year and Most Influential Artist at the 2021 3Music Awards.
- Hip Hop Artist of the Year and Best Rapper of the Year at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
- Best Special Effect Video for “Omo Ada” at the 2019 4syte Music Video Awards.
Medikal and Sister Derby started dating in 2016 and became one of the most talked-about celebrity couples in Ghana. They collaborated on some songs, such as Too Risky and Sampanana. However, their relationship ended in 2018 amid rumours of cheating.
Medikal and Fella Makafui made their relationship public around 2018, shortly after he broke up with Sister Derby. This sparked some drama and accusations of betrayal from Sister Derby, who released a diss song titled Kakalika Love. Medikal and Fella faced some challenges in their relationship, such as rumours of infidelity, breakups and reconciliations. However, they overcame them and tied the knot on March 7, 2020, in a traditional wedding ceremony. They have a daughter named Island Frimpong, who was born on August 30, 2020.