Samuel Adu Frimpong (born 4 April 1993), popularly known as Medikal, is a Ghanaian hip hop musician born to Portia Lamptey and James Frimpong in Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra.
Early Life & Music Career
He comes from Sowutuom, a suburb in Accra, Ghana. Medikal and Sarkodie had the highest nominations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards. In 2018, he was on the Tim Westwood Show. Medikal had his High School education at Odorgonno Senior High, and is the son of James Frimpong and Portia Lamptey.
Samuel adopted the name Medikal because he was fascinated with rapping about doctors, surgeons, medical practitioners and hospitals in general. He has made a name for himself in the music industry through hard work and numerous collaboration with successful artists. Apart from is nominations in 2017, he won the best discovery video in the MTN 4Syte Video Award in 2016.
Studio Albums & EPs
- Medikation (2013)
- Disturbation (2017)
- The Plug EP
- The Truth
In March 2021, he won the Hiplife/Hiphop Act of the Year in the 3Music Awards.
In June 2021, he won the Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Rapper Medikal is married to entrepreneur and movie star Fella Makafui with one child.