Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior popularly known by his stage name Kwesi Arthur is a prolific rapper and performer in Ghana. Kwesi Arthur’s genre of music is Rap and h does this using his local dialect and English.
Kwesi Arthur is one of the top trending rapper in Ghana of late and has collaborated with numerous Ghanaian artistes like Medikal, Shatta wale, Sarkodie, R2bees, Stonebwoy he has also collaborated with other artistes in Africa and he has done well for himself in his genre. Kwesi Arthur started the movement called “Ground Up Charle” on social media which other artistes have followed.
Kwesi Arthur was born in a town called Tema in Ghana, he have four siblings and his parents were originally from Kogi state in Nigeria. Music for him started in High school, although he doesn’t necessarily talk about his educational background but he found out he loved developing lyrics and putting rhymes together and he discovered he could rap and decided to go for it. Kwesi Arthur is not romantically linked with anybody of public knowledge.
Kwesi Arthur’s major breakthrough came after he released his first single “Grind Day” which got a lot of public acceptance and even got him nominated for awards. It was after then he released other hit songs which became a hit and the name Kwesi Arthur became a household name. Although music for him started after he listened to American rapper, Drake’s album titled “Thank Me Later” which inspired him to go for his passion.
Kwesi Arthur since his debut has released topnotch songs like Elevate, See No Evil, Zombie, Don’t keep me waiting just to mention a few, these songs have gone on to win him awards. He has also released EP’s that are still trending till date namely Live from Nkrumah Krom vol 1 and 2.
Kwesi Arthur has won himself various awards in Ghana and was recently nominated in the BET awards in 2018. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers in Ghana. Kwesi Arthur has also gotten himself various endorsement deals from top brands in Ghana. Kwesi Arthur has carved a niche for himself in his genre.
Kwesi Arthur’s estimated Net Worth is around 1 million dollars. This is calculated from his show performances, EP sales, endorsement deals, properties and investments owned by him. Kwesi Arthur has done well for himself financially and is one of the topnotch artists in Ghana. Here are the best songs by Kwesi Arthur.
1.NOBODY FEATURING MR EAZI
- THE ANTHEM
- AFRICAN GIRLS FEATURING SHATTA WALE
- DONT KEEP ME WAITING FEATURING KIDI
- SEE NO EVIL
- NKWASIASEM FEATURING LILWIN AND BISA KDEI
- NO TITLE
Kwesi Arthur is one of those artistes that came into the game and made a name for himself. He is a brand name that is not showing signs of going anywhere soon in the industry which means more hits are on the way for his music fans. What do you make of our list? Share thoughts in the comment section below.