Genius KDName of Band or Artist
Project Type:Song, Film Score, Other
Genres:AfroFusion, Alternative, MelodicPop
Length:2 minutes 48 seconds
Country of Origin:Ghana
Ahafo Ano South AwardsGhana
May 2, 2021
Artist of the Year
Genius KD is an Afro-fusion artist from Ghana who has made a name for himself as a songwriter, producer, singer, and rapper. His journey into music began during his high school days in 2012 when he started writing his own songs. In 2013, he began recording with some of Ghana's finest producers, including Rayne, Khendibeatz, and Bla Broda.
One of his earliest releases was a hip-hop single titled "Art," which featured Mr. Muffin and was produced by the Netherland-based producer Tantu. Over the years, Genius KD has collaborated with other artists such as Jeniso, Seaman Burner, Big Kenn, and Jay Michael, among others.
In 2018, Genius KD announced his upcoming EP titled "Sweat & Prospect" after releasing his single "Never Let Go," which was produced by Rayne. Later that year, he collaborated with Lifestyle Dynasty Management to create a cover song called "MK Story" that showcased his community, Mankranso.
Throughout his career, Genius KD has worked with various producers, including Larry Lahrey, Jakhan Gravity, Bla Broda, Dani Ralph, Jo Wayne, and DJ Tower. In 2020, he signed a one-year deal with Hills Records, a Nigerian-based record label.
Genius KD's hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed, as he was awarded the Artist of the Year at the first edition of the Ahafo Ano South Awards organized by Lifestyle Dynasty Management in May 2021.
In the rhythmic heartbeat of Ghana emerges Genius KD, a multifaceted Afro-fusion artist whose artistic journey began as a rhythmic pulse in the corridors of high school in 2012. As a songwriter, producer, singer, and rapper, Genius KD has etched his name onto the vibrant canvas of the music scene, weaving tales of passion, resilience, and community.
His sonic odyssey commenced with collaborations with luminaries of the Ghanaian music production realm, including Rayne, Khendibeatz, and Bla Broda, amplifying the richness of his musical tapestry. Notably, the release of the hip-hop single "Art" in 2013, featuring Mr. Muffin and produced by the Netherlands-based Tantu, marked the inception of his artistic manifesto.
Genius KD's artistic evolution has been marked by harmonious collaborations with fellow luminaries such as Jeniso, Seaman Burner, Big Kenn, and Jay Michael. His commitment to the craft manifested in the 2018 announcement of the "Sweat & Prospect" EP, a musical chronicle steeped in the ethos of resilience and aspiration. The poignant single "Never Let Go," produced by Rayne, served as a prelude to this musical journey.
In a harmonious partnership with Lifestyle Dynasty Management, Genius KD unveiled "MK Story" in 2018, a cover song that served as a vibrant canvas showcasing the cultural vibrancy of Mankranso, his cherished community.
Genius KD's sonic alchemy has been enriched by collaborations with a diverse array of producers, including Larry Lahrey, Jakhan Gravity, Bla Broda, Dani Ralph, Jo Wayne, and DJ Tower. The year 2020 witnessed the sealing of a significant chapter in his career as he inked a one-year deal with Hills Records, a reputable Nigerian-based record label.
His dedication and artistic prowess culminated in the prestigious Artist of the Year award at the inaugural Ahafo Ano South Awards organized by Lifestyle Dynasty Management in May 2021, a testament to the profound impact of his musical narrative on the cultural tapestry of Ghana.
Genius KD's artistic odyssey is a testament to the transformative power of music, a rhythmic journey that transcends borders, fusing tradition and innovation to create a melodic legacy that resonates with the collective heartbeat of his audience. Through his Afro-fusion artistry, Genius KD invites listeners into a world where each note is a brushstroke, painting a vivid picture of resilience, community, and the unwavering pursuit of musical excellence.