Kwaku DMC Biography: Height, Songs, Age, YouTube, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Real Name

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Kwaku DMC is a Ghanaian artist who has made a name for himself as a rapper, singer, and songwriter.

He is one of the pioneers of the hip hop subgenre locally called “Asakaa”, or drill music, which has become popular in Ghana and beyond.

He is also a member of the Kumerican group Asakaa, which comprises other talented artists like Jay Bahd, Reggie, City Boy, and O’Kenneth.

He released an album titled “PITJ” in 2022, which features various collaborations and showcases his versatility and creativity.

He has also performed at various entertainment shows and festivals, gaining a loyal fan base and acclaim.


  • Full name: Derrick Okyere Brobbey
  • Nickname: Kwaku DMC
  • Date of birth: N/A
  • Age: 20s
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Kumasi, Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
  • Height: 160 cm
  • Parents: N/A
  • Relationship status: N/A
  • Net worth: $300k

Early Life & Education

Derrick Okyere Brobbey, popularly known as Kwaku DMC, is believed to be in his 20s. He was born in Kumasi, Ghana, the capital city of the Ashanti Region.

He grew up in a musical family, as his father was a drummer and his mother was a singer. He started writing rap lyrics in 2009, inspired by artists like Sarkodie, Obrafour, and Lil Wayne.

He attended St. Louis Senior High School, where he met some of his fellow Asakaa members. He joined Life Living Records in 2016 and found his voice and style.

He graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with a degree in Business Administration in 2019.

Personal Life

Kwaku DMC has not revealed much about his personal life to the public. He prefers to keep his private affairs away from the media.

He has not disclosed his relationship status or confirmed any rumours about his dating history.

He has also yet to mention if he has any children or plans to have any. He is focused on his music career and his passion for Asakaa. He is a devout Christian and believes in God’s grace and guidance.


Kwaku DMC started his music career in 2016 when he joined Life Living Records, a record label founded by Sean Lifer, another Asakaa artist.

He released his first single, “Broke Boys”, in 2017, which was well-received by the fans. He followed it up with more singles, such as “Work”, “Barima”, and “Road to the Trap”.

He also collaborated with other Asakaa artists, such as Jay Bahd, Reggie, City Boy, O’Kenneth, Sean Lifer, and Kawabanga, on songs like “Sore”, “Condemn”, “Akatafoc”, and “Yie Yie”.

He gained popularity and recognition for his unique flow, delivery, and lyrics. He also developed his signature catchphrase, “Agyei”, which he uses in most songs.

In 2022, he released his debut album, “PITJ”, which stands for “Pain in the Journey”. The album comprises 12 tracks featuring artists like Jay Bahd, Reggie, O’Kenneth, Sean Lifer, Kawabanga, and City Boy.

The album showcases his versatility and creativity as he experiments with different genres, such as Afrobeat, dancehall, and highlife.

The album also reflects his personal experiences, struggles, and aspirations. Some of the popular songs from the album are “Most High”, “MEREKA”, “LAVIDA LOCA”, and “GAGA”.

Kwaku DMC has also performed at various entertainment shows and festivals, both locally and internationally. He has performed at the Ghana Party in the Park in London, the Afro Nation Festival in Portugal, Ghana Meets Naija in Accra and the Asakaa Festival in Kumasi.

He has also won several awards and nominations, such as the Best New Artist at the 3Music Awards, the Best Hip Hop Song at the Ghana Music Awards, and the Best African Act at the BET Awards.

Net Worth

Kwaku DMC is estimated to have a net worth of around $300k. He makes money mainly from music sales, streams, downloads, and shows.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @kwaku_dmc
  • Twitter handle: @kwaku_dmc
  • YouTube channel: [Kwaku DMC]


  • Broke Boys
  • Work
  • Barima
  • Road to the Trap
  • Most High
  • GAGA

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