- 1 Biography of Kwesi Arthur & Net Worth 2021.
- 1.1 Early life and education
- 1.2 Music career
- 1.3 Discography
- 2 Kwesi Arthur Net Worth
Biography of Kwesi Arthur & Net Worth 2021.
Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior (born 18 December 1994), better known as Kwesi Arthur or Son of Jacob, is a rapper and musician from Tema, Ghana. He was nominated for Best International Act at the 2018 BET Awards. He is currently considered one of the best young artists in Ghana, and Africa. His favorite word he uses to say is Didadee. He became the second Ghanaian rapper to be nominated for BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher after Sarkodie’s nomination in 2019.
Early life and education
Kwesi Arthur was born in Tema, Ghana to Ghanaian parents. Kwesi is the second of 4 kids. He has two brothers, one of which is also a musician (Dayonthetrack) and a sister. He has lived in Tema all his life and went to the Tema Secondary school which he completed in 2013. Kwesi could not make it to the university because of financial constraints so he resorted to working in a studio called XLC studios in community 9 Tema where he learned to record and produce music.
Kwesi Arthur started writing raps after listening to Drake’s debut album, Thank Me Later.
In 2017, he released the lead single “Grind Day” from his debut EP, Life from Nkrumah Krom (2017). The record was released under his independent outfit and supported by a social movement called GroundUp Chale. He later released the remix for “Grind Day”, featuring Sarkodie and Medikal.
Kwesi Arthur has collaborated with numerous Ghanaian musicians, including Sarkodie, Medikal, KiDi, Jason E LA, R2Bees, B4bonah, M3dal, M.anifest, EL, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale and South African rapper Nasty C . He was nominated for Best International Act at the 2018 BET Awards.
Kwesi Arthur is one of the most successful artists in Ghana, with his music being internationally recognized and awarded. In 2020 his song Life From The 233 was one of the most streamed African songs on the streaming service Apple Music
- Live from Nkrumah Krom (2017)
- Live from Nkrumah Krom Vol II Home Run (2019)