Kuami Eugene Biography:
Eugene Kwame Marfo, professionally known in showbiz as Kuami Eugene, is a Ghanaian Highlife & Afro pop singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer.
His claim to fame was the outstanding performances he dished out during his participation in the 2016 MTN Hitmaker reality show – Season 5.
Kuami Eugene Age & Date Of Birth
Kuami Eugene aka the Rockstar was born on Saturday, February 1st, 1997 in Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The “Amen” singer aka the Rockstar today, Monday, February 1st, 2021, turned 24 years of age.
Parents, Hometown, Family & Life Story
Kuami Eugene was born to Mr Alex and Madam Juliana Marfo in Akim Oda in the Eastern part of Ghana.
His grandma, who he refers to as Maame, is alive and kicking back in his hometown, Akim Oda.
Kuami’s hometown is Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The “Obiaato” author grew up with his family at Fadama — one of the noisiest and densely populated slums in Accra.
This explains why he refers to himself as “Fadama Boy“and even has a song titled “Fadama Boy” to cement that.
The Rockstar currently lives at Achimota in Accra where he stays in a rented two-bedroom apartment.
Kuami Eugene SHS Education: a school dropout?
Kuami Eugene attended Salvation Army Senior High school in Akim – Wenchi in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The Rockstar sadly skipped school for two (2) good months just to study the making of music with someone he barely knew at the time in a studio located in the Eastern Region without informing anybody including his mother.
Kuami Eugene unfortunately was dropped out of school at age 16 whilst in SHS 2 when the authorities found out that he had sneaked out of school for weeks.
Kuami Eugene Relationship, Girlfriend Cyrilla
The “Obiaato” hitmaker, Kuami Eugene had long revealed in some interviews that he wasn’t into any relationship with anyone except his music career.
However, checks by Yours Truly, BieGyaNation.Com has showed that the Rockstar has found his love and they are already going out.
And she is no other than one beautiful Ghanaian girl called, Cyrilla.
Music Career, 2016 MTN Hitmaker season 5
Kuami Eugene started singing at an early age in church and also learnt how to play musical instruments including the drums, keyboard, and guitar.
In 2016, The Rocstar joined the MTN Hitmaker reality show Season 5 and gave his best throughout the competition.
Kuami Eugene finished third (or was placed as the second-runner up) out of the four finalists with Kurl Songx emerging as the ultimate winner of the 2016 MTN Hitmaker season 5.
The Rockstar was signed to Lynx Entertainment owned by Richie Mensah shortly after the MTN Hitmaker competition.
In 2017, Kuami Eugene released “Angela” which reached one million views on Youtube in a short time — a feat he is the first artiste of the Lynx Entertainment label to achieve that.
Kuami Eugene has performed on big stages including Rapperholic Concert by BET award winner Sarkodie; the 2017 Ghana Music Honours Edition; December to Remember in 2017; S Concert in 2017; and the 61st Ghana Independence Celebration Show at Indigo 02 in London.
Kuami Eugene: The Songwriter & Record Producer
Kuami Eugene as a musician has given his fans, hits upon hits. His next album which is titled “Son Of Africa” will soon be released.
As a songwriter, Kuami Eugene has written songs for the likes of Okyeame Kwame (Yeeko), Becca, Mzvee, Sista Afia, among others.
He was also featured on “Adwenfi” by DJ Vyruski alongside the African king of dancehall, Shatta Wale.
Another hit song Kuami Eugene was featured on was “Never Carry Last” by DJ Vyrusky featuring Mayorkun of Nigeria.
Kuami Eugene Hit Songs
Here are some of the hit songs by Kuami Eugene:
- “Kuami Eugene – Angela (Official Music Video)…” — (Prod. By KillBeatz, 2017)
- “Confusion” — (Released in 2018)
- “Kuami Eugene – Wish Me Well (Official Music Video)…” — (prod. by Willisbeatz & Kumai Eugene, 2018)
- “Kuami Eugene – Obiaato (Official Music Video)…”
- Kuami Eugene – Turn Up (Official Music Video)…..
- Fadama Boy
- Boom Bang Bang
- “Ghana We Dey” featuring Shatta Wale & Samini (Prod by MOG Beatz)
Kuami Eugene Albums
- Rockstar (2019)
- Son Of Africa (2020)
Kuami Eugene Crowned By Highlife Legend Amakye Dede as the next King Of Highlife
At the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, the Rockstar had the rarest opportunity to be crowned as the next King of Highlife music by no mean a person than Highlife music legend, Amakye Dede.
Amakye Dede aka Iron Boy is best known for producing some of the best authentic & original Ghanaian music.
Awards & Nominations
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (2020)
- 2020 — Artiste of the Year — #VGMA21 — Winner!
- 2020 — Highlife Artiste Of The Year — #VGMA21 — Winner!
- 2020 — Vodafone Most Popular Song of The Year (“Obiaato”) — Nominated
- 2020 — Highlife Song Of The Year (“Obiaato”) — Nominated
- 2020 — Best Collaboration Of The Year (“Ohemaa ft. KiDi”) — Nominated
3Music Awards (2019)
- 2019 — High-life Act of the year — Winner!
- 2019 — High-life Song of the year (“Wish Me Well”) — Winner!
3Music Awards (2020)
- 2020 — High-life Act of the year — Winner!
- 2020 — Highlife Song of the year (Walaahi) — Nominated
- 2020 — Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the year (Obiaato) — Nominated
- 2020 — Best Male Vocal Performance Of The Year (Obiaato) — Nominated
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (2019)
NOTE: No winners were announced for some of the categories during the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. This is why…
- 2019 — Highlife Artiste of the year — #VGMA2019 — Winner!
- 2019 — Album of the year (Rockstar) — #VGMA2019 — Winner!
- 2019 — Music Producer of the year — #VGMA2019 — Winner!
- 2019 — Artiste of the year — #VGMA2019 — NOTE: No winner was announced!
- 2019 — Song of the year (“Wish me Well”) — #VGMA2019 — NOTE: No winner was announced!
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (2018)
- 2018 — High-life Artist of the Year — #VGMA2018 — Winner!
- 2018 — Best New Artiste — #VGMA2018 — Winner!
- 2018 — High-life Song of the year (“Angela”) — #VGMA2018 — Nominated
- 2018 — Best Male Vocalist — @Ghana Music Awards — Nominated
- 2018 — Song of the Year (“Angela”) — #VGMA2018 — Nominated
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (2017)
- 2017 —- Unsung Artiste of the Year — #VGMA2017 — Winner!
Ghana Music Awards (UK) (2018)
- 2018 — Best New Artist of the Year (“Angela”) — @GMA(UK) — Winner!
All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) (2018)
- 2018 — Most Promising Artist in Africa — @AFRIMA — Winner!
4syte Music Video Awards (2019)
- 2019 — Best Story line Video (“Angela”) — @4syte Music Video Awards — Nominated
Follow Kuami Eugene on Social Media Platforms
Kuami Eugene Official Twitter Account:
@ KuamiEugene or https://twitter.com/KuamiEugene
Kuami Eugene Official Instagram Account:
@ kuamieugene or https://www.instagram.com/kuamieugene/
Kuami Eugene Official Snapchat Account:
Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com