Eugene Kwame Marfo (born 1 February, 1997), who goes by the stage name Kuami Eugene is a Ghanaian high-life and afrobeat singer-songwriter.
He is signed to Lynx Entertainment, and is known for several songs of his, including “Angela”, “Wish Me Well”, “Ohemaa” and many others. He won the New Artist awards in 2018 from the Ghana Music Awards and the Ghana Music Awards UK.
He also received the Most Promising Artist in Africa award from AFRIMA. In 2019, he received 7 nominations at the Ghana Music Awards and went on to win the awards for Album of the Year, Producer of the Year and Highlife Artist of the Year.
He was crowned Artist of the Year and High-life Artist of the Year at the 2020 Ghana Music Awards.
Kwame Eugene was born to Alex and Juliana Marfo in Oda, Ghana. His interest in music led him to sing in the church from a very young age where he also learnt how to play the drum, keyboard and guitar.
Kuami Eugene dropped out of school because of his love for music and spent more than two months studying music in a studio located in the Eastern Region without informing the school authority and his mother.
Some key facts about Kuami Eugene
1.Kwami Eugene was a contestant in the season 5 of the reality competition show MTN Hitmaker in Ghana in 2016
2.His song,”Angela” reached one million views on YouTube, the most for any music artist on that label, and was indicated to be in rotation among the top 10 songs in Ghana.
3.In June 2018, he released the single “Wish Me Well”, which was in response to the negative comments he received on social media.
4.Kuami Eugene has gone on to perform on many more stages including at Oh My Festival in Amsterdam, Afrobeats to the World concert at the Playstation Theatre in New York and Afronation in Ghana.