Hailing from humble beginnings, this rapper has rapped his way to the top. He is considered among the best rappers in Ghana. Here are 10 things you need to know about Medikal.
Medikal: 10 things you need to know about Fella Makafui's husband
Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly known as Medikal is a Ghanaian rapper who is passionate about hip hop music.
Medikal began his music career in 2010. In that same year, he was signed unto Arab Money Gang (AMG), a record label owned by Criss Waddle. He disclosed in an interview that he was inspired by local and international artistes including Lil Wayne and Ghanaians Sarkodie and Criss Waddle.
Medikal is reported to be worth $5 million. These figures are mostly speculated figures as most rich people in Ghana do not declare thier assets or confirm their worth. However, as of 2020 his net worth was reportedly $1 million. The upsurge in these figures is a proof of his perseverance and hard work in the music industry.
The desire for a comfortable living will definitely push an individual to work hard. This is the same with Medikal. Aside from his music career, this rapper is involved in a few businesses, mainly e-commerce and real estate, apparently.
For a long time now rumor mongers have carried around the assertion that Medikal deals in fraudulent activities. They claim that the source of the musician’s wealth is fraud and scam. Meanwhile, he stated emphatically and consistently said in interviews that those claims are wrong. He has also mentioned that he would walk out of the studio, should any radio or TV presenter question him about this rumor.
Before putting the ring on Fella Makafui’s finger who is now his wife, he was involved in a few relationships. Notable amongst these is that which he had with controversial musician Sister Derby. Their relationship, through to its end, incited a lot of bickering from the public.
Medikal is a past student of Odorgonno Senior High School. The school is situated at Awoshie, a suburb of Accra, which is close to Sowutuom where he hails from.
Awards and nomination
He had his debut nomination and award for Best Discovery Video in 2016. Also, he was nominated for 7 different categories in the 2017 VGMA awards but got none. This did not stop him from producing even more and better music in the subsequent years.
Medikal married Fella Makafui of the popular Ghanaian TV show, YOLO, in 2020. The couple has been blessed with a daughter called Island Frimpong.
He is known to have a sophisticated taste when it comes to luxury. Medikal owns a mansion situated at East Legon, a suburb of Accra. He owns a fleet of cars comprising of a Benz, Range Rover Vogue, among others.
Ever since he was signed onto the AMG record label, he has released quite several hit songs and albums including Disturbation (2017), Medikation (2013), The Plug (2019), and Island (2020). With support from his fans and Ghanaians who love hip hop music, he promises to release more of these songs for their entertainment.
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