Medikal's Biography 2023

Adu Frimpong (born on April 4, 1994), professionally known as Medikal, is a Ghanaian hip-hop musician born to Portia Lamptey and James Frimpong in Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra.

Medikal's Biography 2023

Medikal came into the limelight in 2017 after receiving the most nominations at the Ghanaian Music Awards. He has several hit songs to his credit and collaborations with some of the biggest talents in Africa. Let’s find out more about the rapper in the following sections.

Who is Medikal?

Who is Medikal?

Known for referring to himself as Starboy and Stubborn Academy, Medikal’s real name is Samuel Adu Frimpong.

He is an award-winning Ghanaian rapper and songwriter signed to Arab Money Gang (AMG Beyond Kontrol).

The rapper is from Accra, Ghana. He was born and brought up in Anyaa Sowutuom (popularly known as Sowutuom), a suburban town in the city.

He is the son of Portia Lamptey and James Frimpong. His mother is supportive of the rapper’s career. Medikal has a younger sister, Patra Adwoa Frimpong. He attended Odorgonno Senior High School, where he attained a high school certificate.

Notably, Medikal started singing at a young age and rapped in high school. His songs were about doctors, surgeons, and the medical profession. As a result, his friends gave him the name Medikal, which he adopted as his stage name when he started performing professionally.

Musical Career

Before becoming a musician, he worked as a professional footballer for the Ghana Premier League team Sekondi Hasaacas.

Medikal started singing professionally while still in high school around 2008, which was about 13 years ago. However, it wasn’t easy for him to find enough funds to record his songs as a student until 2010 when the AMG Business record label signed him.

In 2010, his unique style, hard work, and determination to break into the limelight caught the attention of AMG Boss Criddle Waddle, who signed Medikal into his record label AMG Business. After signing with AMG Business, Medikal grew to become one of the most popular Ghanaian artists.

He has released several hit songs that have garnered the attention of Ghanaians. Some of these songs include “Accra,” “Omo Ada,” “El Chairmano,” “Stop it,” “Wrowroho,” and more.

In 2017, Medikal received seven nominations at the Ghana Music Awards but couldn’t win any. He returned well-prepared in 2019 and took home two awards that night at the Ghana Music Awards. The rapper won Hip Hop Artiste of the Year and Best Rapper of The Year in 2019 at the Ghana Music Awards.


Medikal's Discography

Medikal has released eight projects including six albums and two EPs. Medikal released his first album in 2013 with the title “Medikation.”

Here is the list of his entire projects:

  1. Medikation (album)
  2. Disturbation (album)
  3. The Plug (EP)
  4. Island (album)
  5. The Truth (album)
  6. Crossroads feat Shatta Wale (joint EP)
  7. Society (album)
  8. Planning and Plotting (album)

Some of his popular songs include:

  • Letter To My Ex
  • Abena Korkor
  • Scarface
  • Small Nyash
  • Ahomasuo
  • Witness
  • Why Always Me?
  • Accra
  • Undertaker Flow
  • El Chairmano
  • Oseyiee
  • Be Afraid
  • Inatosha
  • The Target
  • No Service
  • Oseiyie
  • Nyame
  • La Hustle
  • Street Code
  • Stop It
  • Odo
  • Omo Ada
  • Fakye Me
  • Notin I Get
  • Kpo K3k3
  • Ayekoo
  • How Much
  • Wrowroho

Medikal’s Net Worth

Medikal’s Net Worth

Medikal is one of the richest artists in the contemporary Ghanaian music scene. The Arab Money Gang rapper is worth $1.2 million as of 2023. His major source of income is music, which includes earnings from streams, shows, sales, concerts, endorsement deals, and collaborations. His album “Planning and Plotting” is currently garnering impressive numbers on Apple Music and other digital stores.

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Nominations and Awards

Medikal has won several awards as a rapper and singer. In 2017, he received seven nominations at the Ghana Music Awards, although he did not win any. He persevered and continued to reinforce himself for subsequent challenges.

Some awards he has won include:

  • Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
  • 3Music Awards
  • 4syte Music Video Awards
  • Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
  • 4syte Music Video Awards
  • Exclusive Men of the Year Awards (EMY)
  • African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA)
  • MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards

Medikal is a Ghanaian hip-hop sensation whose dedication and talent have yielded positive results, placing him among Ghana’s most successful and influential artists of the decade.