Young Ghanaian musician Kwesi Arthur is the next big thing in Ghanaian hip-hop music and is currently basking in the glory of his banger; Grind Day.
Born Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior on 18th December 1994, Kwesi Arthur is a Tema native ; something he is very proud of.
Though he graduated from Tema Senior High School , he was unable to continue his education to the tertiary level at the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) due to finances and almost became a security guard at a point… He plans returning to school soon.
Kwesi Arthur’s journey as a musician started after taking inspiration from Drake’s ‘Thank Me Later’. He currently has Sarkodie and Medikal on the remix of his hit single ‘Grind Day’ , which has led to him being tipped off to win the next VGMA unsung Award , a category made for underground musicians to offer them the opportunity to mount and rock the big stage with the ‘big artistes’ at the main VGMA event .
- Hip Hop Song Of The Year – Grind Day Remix – Kwesi Arthur (WON)
Prior to that he released Live From Nkrumah Krom EP.
Kwesi Arthur currently works with GroundUp (GroundUp Chale) , an artiste/content promotion platform. He however describes GroudUp as ‘Family’ and as a movement.