He first gained major recognition when he contested in a freestyle rap competition on one of the biggest radio stations across the Kumasi metropolitan and emerged as the winner when he was 18 years old.
He is also one of the pioneers of the Kumasi sub-genre drill currently taking the nation by storm.
Below is a brief bio of the rapper.
Kofi Jamar Real Name
He was born Derrick Osei Kuffour Prempeh but he goes by the stage name Kofi Jamar.
He was born on the 7th of April, 1995 in Bantama, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He is 26 years old as of the year 2021.
He was born on the 7th of April, 1995 in Bantama, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Kofi Jamar Career
Jamar garnered a lot of home base supporters when he remixed a cover of “Yemi Alade’s song Johnny” with one of the rappers in his Kumerican brothers named “Obey”.
This song quickly Rose to commercial success throughout Kumasi, without a radio promo or any financial support.
He got signed by Gadone Records, a Ghanaian-based Virginian record label that showed much interest in his art in the year 2018.
With his originality and creativity, as well as the emotion he conveys in his music, Jamar has amassed quite a large audience from among the major towns in Kumasi, famous among college students and the youth alike.
Currently with plans are ongoing for the release of his first major project since he got on the label.
Jamar stays as a promising new act to take over the country by storm and he is working tirelessly with the label heads to make a great take over.
He has quite a number of hit tunes to his credit namely: Ekorso, Mi dey Up, Tsre m3, Make You Mine, Adi3bi among many others.
Kofi Jamar Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
He goes by the handle @KofiJamar on Twitter, @kofijamar on Instagram and Kofi Jamar on Facebook.