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Guru

Guru

Maradona Yeboah Adjei known by his stage names Guru and Gurunkz, is a Ghanaian rapper and fashion designer

1987

Born
07 May 1987

Born

Guru was born on May 7, 1987, in Accra, Ghana, and spent his formative years in the small town of Nkoranza, located in the Brong/Ahafo Region.

2000

Early life and Education
20 July 2000

Early life and Education

Guru attended the Reverend John Teye Memorial Institute and later pursued architecture and computer networking at NIIT and IPMC; he then studied marketing at Zenith College in Accra, Ghana, while his passion for music was ignited during school events and radio appearances, leading him to win the WAPPI Talent Discovery Program in 2008.

2008

Music career
20 July 2008

Music career

Guru gained recognition after collaborating with Sarkodie on his first mixtape video in 2009, and later found success with hit songs like "Lapaz Toyota" and "Karaoke"; although he received several award nominations and praise from fellow artists like Jidenna, he has not yet won major music awards, and in 2018, he released his album "Journey of Judah" featuring notable artists.


2023

Humanitarian work
20 July 2023

Humanitarian work

Guru actively engages in matters related to environmental health and, in March 2016, he collaborated with fellow artists to advocate for a clean environment, emphasizing its crucial role in preventing diseases like malaria.

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