Kuami Eugene Biography
Eugene Kwame Marfo (born 1 February 1997), and also known professionally as Kuami Eugene is a Ghanaian singer-songwriter who hails from Akim Oda in the Eastern region of Ghana. He is currently signed to Lynx Entertainment, a record label in Ghana. Kuami is known for several songs, including “Angela”, “Wish Me Well”, “Ohemaa” and many others. He has received the Most Promising Artist in Africa award from AFRIMA and also won the Artist of the Year and High-life Artist of the Year at the 2020 Ghana Music Awards.
Kuami Eugene was born February 1, 1997 in Akim Oda in the Eastern region of Ghana. He was born to Alex Marfo, his father and Juliana Marfo, his mother. He lived most of his childhood life in Akim Oda and later moved to Fadama in the greater region of Ghana with his parents. His love of music inspired him to begin singing in church at a young age, where he also learned to play the drums, keyboard, and guitar.
He had his senior high school education at Salvation Army Senior High school located at Akim-Wenchi. He later furthered his education to the tertiary level at the Ghana Telecom University.
- Kuami Eugene was a participant in Ghana’s MTN Hitmaker season 5 in 2016, where he finished third place.
He was signed to Lynx Entertainment shortly after and has since released several songs.
- “Angela” had one million views on YouTube in 2017, the most for any music artist on the label, and was listed as one of Ghana’s top ten songs.
- In early 2018, he released “Confusion,” a song that continues the storyline from “Angela.”
- In June 2018, he released the tune “Wish Me Well” in reaction to nasty comments he got on social media, including accusations that he was borrowing lyrics from another singer, Ice Prince.
- On the 25th of December in 2017, he performed at Sarkodie’s Rapperholic Concert in Ghana, December to Remember 2017, Concert 2017, the 61st Ghana Independence Celebration Show at Indigo 02 in London; Ghana Music Honors 2017 Edition.
- Kuami Eugene has now gone on to perform at the Oh My Festival in Amsterdam, the Afrobeats to the World performance at the PlayStation Theatre in New York, and Afronation in Ghana, to name a few.
Awards and Honors
- In 2021, he won the “Highlife Artist of the Year” and “Collaboration of the Year” at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.