Kweku Smoke Biography: Cars, Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wikipedia, Songs, Album, Parents

February 26, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Kweku Smoke is a Ghanaian rapper and songwriter. He raps in Twi, Pidgin, and English and blends hip hop, afrobeat, drill, and trap.

He is known for his collaborations with Sarkodie, one of Ghana’s biggest rappers, who discovered and endorsed him on social media.

He has also worked with other artists such as Bosom Pyung, Yaw Tog, Reggie, O’Kenneth, Jay Bhad, and many others.

He has released several EPs, including Snoop Forever, Big Shmoke, Eye Red, and more.


  • Full name: Paul Amankwah
  • Nickname: Kweku Smoke
  • Date of birth: November 25, 1997
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Kumasi, Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: Rapper and songwriter
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Kweku Smoke was born on November 25, 1997, in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region of Ghana, and he will be turning 27 years old in 2024.

He is of Akan ethnicity and belongs to the Asante tribe. He grew up in a musical family, as his father was a guitarist and his mother was a singer.

He started rapping at 13, inspired by artists like Sarkodie, Obrafour, and Lil Wayne. He attended St. Hubert Seminary Senior High School, where he participated in rap battles and freestyle sessions. He later enrolled at the University of Ghana, studying Business Administration.

Personal Life

Kweku Smoke is single and has not revealed any information about his romantic relationships.

He is focused on his music career and his personal growth.


Kweku Smoke’s career began in 2019 when he caught the attention of Sarkodie, who shared his freestyle video on Twitter and praised his talent.

He then met Sarkodie in person and recorded a song titled “Yedin” with him. The song was a hit and boosted Kweku Smoke’s popularity.

He then released his debut EP, Big Shmoke, which featured songs such as “On Dem”, “Take Me Somewhere Happy”, and “Time No Dey”.

He followed up with another EP, Eye Red, which had songs like “Kwekuee”, “Nana Ama”, and “Airhu”. He also collaborated with Bosom Pyung on the song “Ku B3”.

In 2020, Kweku Smoke released his third EP, Snoop Forever, dedicated to his late friend and manager, Snoop. The EP had 16 tracks and featured artists like Sarkodie, Kwesi Arthur, Joey B, Suspect OTB, and Efya.

The EP was well-received by fans and critics and showcased Kweku Smoke’s versatility and creativity. Some of the songs on the EP were “Promises”, “Let It Go”, “Tonight”, and “Serious”.

In 2021, Kweku Smoke continued to release new music and collaborate with other artists. He released a single titled “No Time, ” featuring Suspect OTB. He also featured on Yaw Tog’s remix of “Sore“, which also had Stormzy and Kwesi Arthur.

The remix was hugely successful and became the first Ghanaian drill song to reach the UK Official Singles Chart. He also worked with Reggie, O’Kenneth, and Jay Bhad on the song “Agyeiwaa, ” another drill hit.

He also released another EP, Eye Red 2, which had songs like “Accraaa”, “Friends”, and “Fine Girl”.


Kweku Smoke has won several awards and nominations for his music. Some of them are:

  • 3Music Awards 2020: Breakthrough Act of the Year (Nominated).
  • Ghana Music Awards UK 2020: Uncovered Artiste of the Year (Nominated).
  • Ghana Music Awards USA 2020: Emerging Act of the Year (Nominated).
  • Ghana Music Awards 2021: Best Hip Hop Song of the Year (“Sore” Remix) (Won).
  • Ghana Music Awards 2021: Best Collaboration of the Year (“Sore” Remix) (Nominated).
  • Ghana Music Awards 2021: Best New Artiste of the Year (Nominated).


Kweku Smoke has been involved in some controversies in his career. One of them was his feud with Shatta Wale, another Ghanaian artist. The feud started when Kweku Smoke accused Shatta Wale of stealing his song idea and beat.

He claimed that he had played the song for Shatta Wale in his studio, but Shatta Wale later released a similar song without his permission. He then called out Shatta Wale on social media and demanded an apology.

Shatta Wale denied the allegations and insulted Kweku Smoke and his manager. He also sent some thugs to attack Kweku Smoke and his manager and damage their car.

The incident was captured on video and went viral. Kweku Smoke then reported the matter to the police and sued Shatta Wale for assault and damage. The case was later settled out of court.

Another controversy was his beef with Kofi Mole, another Ghanaian rapper. The beef started when Kofi Mole released a song titled “Makoma“, which featured Sarkodie and Bosom Pyung.

Kweku Smoke felt that the song dissed him and his friend, Yaw Tog. He then released a song titled “Kwekuee“, directly responding to Kofi Mole.

He accused Kofi Mole of being ungrateful to Sarkodie and Bosom Pyung, who helped him in his career.

He also mocked his appearance and his rap skills. Kofi Mole did not reply to Kweku Smoke but said he had no problem with him and was making music.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @kwekusmoke_
  • Twitter handle: @kwekusmoke_
  • YouTube channel: Kweku Smoke


  • Big Shmoke
  • Eye Red
  • Snoop Forever
  • Eye Red 2
  • Yedin
  • On Dem
  • Take Me Somewhere Happy
  • Time No Dey
  • Ku B3
  • Kwekuee
  • Nana Ama

Net Worth

Kweku Smoke’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000.

He makes money from music sales, streaming platforms, shows, endorsements, and merchandise.

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