Kuami Eugene Biography

Kuami Eugene Full Biography: age, shs education, girlfriend, hometown, parents, awards, hit songs, albums, Amakye Dede & more

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.

Kuami Eugene was crowned the ultimate “Artiste Of The Year” on Saturday, August 29th, 2020, at the just ended 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

His claim to fame was the outstanding performances he dished out during his participation in the 2016 MTN Hitmaker reality show – Season 5.

The Rockstar is best known for major hits like “Wish Me Well”, “Angela”, and “Obiaato”.

He is signed to Lynx Entertainment Record Label — owned by Richie Mensah — which also has award-winning artiste like KiDi, and formerly Asem, MzVee, and DopeNation.

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 Rockstar, who celebrated his birthday not long ago, is currently 23 years of age as at this year, 2020.

Parents, Hometown, Family & Life Story

Kuami Eugene was born to Mr Alex and Mrs Juliana Marfo in 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.

Kuami Eugene grew up with his family in Fadama — one of the noisiest and densely populated slums in Accra.

Kuami Eugene mom mother grandma family parents.
LEFT: Kuami Eugene with his mother, RIGHT: Kuami Eugene with his grandma

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 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.

Kuami Eugene girlfriend Cyrilla.
Kuami Eugene with his girlfriend Cyrilla in spectacles

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 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 on the Lynx Entertainment label to achieve.

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 Becca, Mzvee, Sista Afia, among others.

The Rockstar as a record producer has produced hits like “Rewind” for MzVee featuring himself (Kuami Eugene), and also co-produced his popular “Wish Me Well” with Willisbeatz.

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 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

Read This: #VGMA21 Full List Of Winners: Kuami Eugene crowned Artiste Of The Year @ 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards…

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…

Read This: See the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards full list of winners: Shatta Wale vs Stonebuoy Mortal Kombat game (Video)

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:

@kuamieugene

Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com

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