Ghana’s esteemed rap artist, Medikal, has set the music world ablaze with the release of his highly anticipated album, “Planning & Plotting.”
This musical journey features an array of high-profile artists, including Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Mayorkun, Ofori Amponsah, Sherrifa Gunu, and Jay Bahd. Medikal’s collaboration with these renowned artists showcases the rich fusion of Ghanaian and international talents, resulting in a diverse and dynamic sound. You can check out the full tracklist here.
“Planning & Plotting” is a significant milestone for Medikal, marking his fifth studio album since his meteoric rise in the music scene back in 2013. His impressive career boasts numerous accolades and chart-topping singles.
Medikal, born Samuel Adu Frimpong on April 4, 1994, is no stranger to the limelight. His journey from the suburban neighborhood of Sowutuom in Accra to becoming one of Ghana’s most celebrated hip-hop musicians is a testament to his talent and dedication. The artist has consistently wowed audiences with his lyrical prowess and a fast-paced rap style, often incorporating Pidgin English and Ghanaian slangs into his music.
With an illustrious career, Medikal has not only dominated the local music scene but also achieved international recognition. He represents a new generation of African artists who are gaining worldwide acclaim, and his collaboration with Nigerian superstar Mayorkun is a testament to this global appeal.
The album “Planning & Plotting” is a testament to Medikal’s journey from a rising star to a celebrated artist. His fusion of Ghanaian and international talents creates a diverse and vibrant sound that’s bound to captivate listeners across the globe. The tracks on the album showcase Medikal’s unique style and the dynamic nature of contemporary African music. “Planning & Plotting” is now available on all major streaming platforms here
Medikal’s debut on the music scene was far from conventional, considering his previous career as a professional footballer for Ghana Premier League team Sekondi Hasaacas. His unique stage name, “Medikal,” reflects his early fascination with rapping about doctors, surgeons, and medical practitioners. This creative approach has remained a hallmark of his music, and he continues to push boundaries with his compelling artistry.