Biography of Kidi


Kidi, whose real name is Dennis Nana Dwamena, was born on August 18, 1993, in Accra, Ghana. He is a renowned Ghanaian highlife and afrobeat singer-songwriter.

Early Life and Education

Kidi was born to Gerald and Beatrice Thompson. He has two siblings, Phillip and Elliot. He attended St. Anthony’s School in Accra and proceeded to Accra Academy for his Senior High School education. He then went on to the University of Ghana Legon, where he graduated in 2016 with a degree in Economics and Information Studies.


While studying Economics and Information Studies at the University of Ghana, Kidi’s love for music led him to perform on Moonlight Café – a music production that supports upcoming artists and gives them a platform to display their talents on University Campuses in Ghana. He also recorded covers of popular songs. In 2015, Kidi took a leap of faith by joining the MTN Hitmaker competition. He went on to win the competition and was later signed to Lynx Entertainment. Kidi shot to prominence in 2017 when he released “Say You Love Me” a song he not only composed but also arranged and produced. Kidi established himself as one of the fastest-rising stars in Ghana when he released yet another chart-topper titled “Odo” in July 2017, the remix with Nigerian artist Davido and Mayorkun in December 2017, and Adiepena in April 2018.


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