KiDi Biography, Networth, Family and Awards
5 November 2019
By Ian Jacob
Dennis Nana Dwamena, better known by his stage name KiDi is a Ghanaian singer-songwriter and was born August 18th 1993. He was born in Accra, Ghana to Gerald and Beatrice Thompson. He is the oldest of two brothers, Philip and Elliot. He went to St. Anthony’s School in Accra and proceeded to Accra Academy for his Senior High School education. He graduated from University of Ghana with a degree in Economics and Information Studies.
Kidi and Mum (Beatrice Thompson)
While at the University of Ghana, KiDi’s music career took it’s first stride with his performances at ‘Moonlight Cafe' platforms (a platform for underground artists). In 2015 he got his big break after winning the MTN Hitmaker competition. This got him a record deal with Lynx Entertainment. He became a household name in Africa after his hit song ‘Say You Love Me'.
In July 2017 ,his ‘Odo' track topped Ghanaian charts. He remixed the song with Nigerian artist Davido and Mayorkun.
KiDi has been on several stages, rapperholic concert 2017 ,Ghana Music Honours 2017 ,S Concert 2017 ,61st Ghana Independence Celebration Show in March 2018 at the Indigo 02 in London. His performed alongside big names in the Music Industry, including Sarkodie,Samini, Shatta Wale, Mzvee, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Efya and Patoranking.
He is a renown song writer in Ghana and has written for award-winning MzVee and Adina.
In 2019 he has collaborated with Mayourkun on 'Cinderella'
In 2017 he won Ghana Music Awards (High life Song of the Year) and In 2018 he won AFRIMA (Best Artiste Duo or Group in Africa Contemporary)
KiDi’s Networth includes album sales , performing shows, endorsement deals and streaming video sites to bring a revenue of 1 million US dollars.