Pappy Kojo Biography: Girlfriend, Net Worth, Age, Songs, Albums, Instagram, Wikipedia, Record Label

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Pappy Kojo is a Ghanaian hip-hop and hiplife artist who rose to fame with his hit single “Realer No” in 2014.

He is known for his style of rap, which blends English, Twi, and Fante languages, and his collaborations with other popular artists such as Sarkodie, Joey B, and Mr Eazi.

He has been nominated for several awards, including the MTV Africa Music Award for Best Hip Hop in 2015. He is also a fashion icon featured in magazines such as GQ and Vogue.


  • Full name: Jason Gaisie
  • Nickname: Pappy Kojo
  • Date of birth: February 13, 1989
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Takoradi, Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
  • Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
  • Parents: Kofi Badu (father) and Rosemond Gaisie (mother)
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Pappy Kojo was born on February 13, 1989, in Takoradi, a coastal city in the Western Region of Ghana.

He is the son of Kofi Badu, a businessman, and Rosemond Gaisie, a nurse. He attended Ridge International School. He moved to Italy at 11, living with his aunt and uncle.

He continued his education at St. Martin College, where he learned Italian and English. He became interested in rap music and listened to artists such as Jay-Z, Nas, and 50 Cent.

He began writing his lyrics and recording songs on his phone. He also joined a rap group called C2C, which consisted of other Ghanaian immigrants in Italy.

Personal Life

Pappy Kojo has been very private about his personal life and has not revealed much about his romantic relationships.

He has been linked to several women, such as actress Yvonne Nelson, model Sandra Ankobiah, and singer Efya, but none of these rumours has been confirmed.

He has also denied being gay after he jokingly said he was in love with actor John Dumelo in an interview.

He has stated that he is single and focused on his career. Pappy Kojo has no children but has expressed his desire to have a family in the future.


Pappy Kojo started his professional music career in 2014 when he returned to Ghana after spending 13 years in Italy.

He met rapper Joey B, a childhood friend of his cousin, and they decided to work together. They released their first collaboration, “Wave“, which became an instant hit and earned them a nomination for the Ghana Music Award for Best Collaboration of the Year.

They followed up with another successful song, “Realer No“, which featured Sarkodie and became Pappy Kojo’s breakthrough single. The song topped the charts in Ghana and beyond and earned him several accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Hip Hop Song of the Year and the MTV Africa Music Award nomination for Best Hip Hop.

Pappy Kojo continued to release more songs and collaborate with other artists, such as EL, M.anifest, Mr Eazi, and Kofi Kinaata. He also performed at various shows and festivals, such as the Ghana Meets Naija, the Tidal Rave, and the Afro Nation.

He released his debut EP, “Idi Amin“, 2015, which featured six tracks and received positive reviews from critics and fans.

He followed up with his second EP, “Logos II”, in 2021, which featured 15 tracks and guest appearances from Kojo Cue, Shaker, Kelvyn Boy, and others. The EP was well-received and showcased his versatility and growth as an artist.


Pappy Kojo has won and been nominated for several awards throughout his career.

Some of them are:

  • Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Hip Hop Song of the Year (2015) – Won
  • MTV Africa Music Award for Best Hip Hop (2015) – Nominated.
  • Ghana Music Award UK for Best Rapper of the Year (2016) – Nominated
  • 3 Music Award for Hip Hop Song of the Year (2018) – Nominated.
  • Ghana Music Award USA for Best Rapper of the Year (2020) – Nominated
  • 3 Music Awards for Hip Hop/Hiplife Act of the Year (2021) – Nominated.


Pappy Kojo has faced controversy and criticism in his career, mostly due to his outspoken and controversial personality.

Some of the issues he has been involved in are:

  • He was accused of being arrogant and disrespectful after allegedly snubbing some fans who wanted to take pictures with him at an event.
  • He was involved in a feud with fellow rapper D-Black after he dissed him on a song called “2 Raw” and called him a “wack rapper”. D-Black responded with a song called “The List”, and the two exchanged insults on social media.
  • He was criticized for his comments on the Ghanaian music industry after he said that most artists were “not serious” and “lacked creativity”. He also said that he did not consider himself a Ghanaian artist but an international one.
  • He sparked a controversy during an interview with TV3. He said he was in love with actor John Dumelo and had a boyfriend in Italy. Many people reacted negatively to his statement and accused him of seeking attention and disrespecting the Ghanaian culture. He later clarified that he was joking and that he was not gay.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @pappykojo
  • Twitter handle: @PAPPYKOJO


  • Idi Amin
  • Logos II
  • Wave
  • Realer No
  • Ay3 Late
  • Awo’a
  • No Way

Net Worth

According to various sources, Pappy Kojo’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000.

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

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