Biography of A Plus


Born on the 6th March 1977, at Saltpond in the Central Region, Kwame Asare Obeng, commonly known by his stage name, A Plus is a Ghanaian-born singer, hiplife rapper, and political activist. He is also the founder and the leader of The People’s Project (TPP).

He was born to Mr. Daniel Kwasi Obeng and Mrs. Elizabeth Obeng. His father is a proprietor of Gomoaman Preparatory School while his mother is a trader. A Plus is the second born in the family of eight children. He began his studies in Gomoaman Preparatory School.

He later joined three different schools for his high school education. The schools are Nkwatia Secondary School, Swedru Secondary School and Breman Asikuma Secondary School. After his high school education, he joined the music business for a while before going back to school.

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As of 2020, he is studying at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) undertaking a course in Public Administration. Music and political career A Plus gained interest in music while still in high school.

In 1998, he recorded his first demo at Slim Buster studio, and numerous other demos followed this in different studios. In 1999, he became one of the first two artists to be signed by Hush Hush Records

He is best known for his political and controversial hit records. His stage name resulted from the unique composition of his music, which is made of either political or trending affairs within the country.

The social commentator released his first single titled Freedom of Speech in 2000 after the general elections. The song gained popularity. Ever since he has continued to release more songs which primarily speak on politics and other life issues.

A Plus Ghana celeb has also tried his luck in the world of stand-up comedy. He took part in the 2007 night of thousand and one laughs. He has performed on several stages with famous stand-up comedians such as: Michael Blankson from America Basket Mouth from Nigeria Clint the drunk from Nigeria.

The main aim of the organization is to blend in his charitable vision with political advocacy. Through the foundation, he extends a helping hand to solve the issues taking place in the Ghanaian government and affecting the citizens.

Kwame Asare Obeng is one of the most controversial musicians in Ghana. He does not shy away from expressing his opinions on the country’s governance. Even though this has landed him in the arms of the law enforcers, he stands out as one of the courageous people in the country.

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