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Amerado Burner enrols at University of Ghana



Ghanaian rapper,  Derrick Kwabena Sarfo Kantanka, popularly known as Amerado Burner, is officially a student of Ghana’s Premier University, the University of Ghana, Legon.

Taking to his Twitter page on Monday, January 30th 2023, the 2022 3Music Awards Rapper of the Year winner announced his enrolment in the school as a first-year student.

He, however, did not disclose any further details about his new academic journey.

Derrick Sarfo Kantanka known by the stage name Amerado is a Ghanaian rapper from Kumasi who rose to fame for his rap music in Ghana in 2018.

He started his career when he was discovered by Azee Ntwene, a well known radio personality and an artiste manager based in Kumasi in 2015, as he emerged third at the Solid FM Freestyle Show to join fellow rapper Strongman Burner at MicBurnerz Music Record Label as own and managed by Azee Ntwene.

He was summoned to feature on the GH Youth All-Stars hosted by Mix Master Garzy to compose the official peace song for the 2016 general elections held in Ghana.

He released his first EP titled Rapmare under the MicBurnerz Music label in November 2017. He was called up later in 2018 to feature on the most talked about hip hop song ‘Biibi Ba’ by Sarkodie.

The song was nominated for the Best Hiphop Song and Best Edited Video at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

In late 2022, Amerdo released his studio album titled GINA. Prior to the album, he released an EP also titled Patience.