Andrew Nii Commey Otoo, born on 10 June 1996 and widely recognized by his stage name Mr Drew, is a celebrated Ghanaian Highlife and Afrobeats musician and dancer. In 2021, his talent was acknowledged when he secured the Best New Artist award at both the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and 3Music Awards.
||Andrew Nii Commey Otoo
||June 10, 1996 (age 27)
||Achimota Senior High School
||Breakthrough Act of the Year(3Music Awards)
|| Highly Spiritual Music
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- Andrew Nii Commey Otoo was born in Accra, situated in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
- He attended Achimota Senior High School.
- Mr Drew’s educational journey saw him attending Achimota Senior High School in Accra.
- Initially, Mr Drew began his journey in the entertainment industry as a dancer during his senior high school years.
- He transitioned to music full-time and gained significant recognition when he became the first runner-up at the MTN Hitmaker Season 6 in 2017.
- Post his success at MTN Hitmaker, he was signed to Highly Spiritual Music, a label founded by music producer and engineer Kaywa.
- After a collaboration of five years, Mr Drew parted ways with Highly Spiritual Music due to contractual disagreements.
- To show gratitude for the opportunities provided by Highly Spiritual Music, Mr Drew decided to give up his royalties to his former label boss, Kaywa.
- In 2021, he released his debut album titled “ALPHA”, which featured collaborations with artists like Victor AD, Seyi Shay, Kwabena Kwabena, Kelvyn Boy, Raybekah, and KiDi.
Awards and Nominations
- In 2019, Mr Drew was nominated for the Unsung Category at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
- 2021 was a significant year for him as he won the Best New Artist of The Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
- The same year, he also clinched the Breakthrough Act of the Year at the 3Music Awards.
The provided source does not offer specific details about Mr Drew’s personal life beyond his early years and education.