Amaarae (born July 4, 1994) is a Ghanaian singer and Songwriter, She rose to prominence after the release of her music single “Sad Girlz Luv Money” which caught the attention of the popular american singer “Kali Uchis”, Amaarae is known for her fashion (mainly the way she looks) and her nice vocal sound, Kali Uchis calls Amaarae for a collab to remix her popular music “Sad Girlz Luv Money”, Uchis And Amaarae collab remix went so viral that it featured on the billboard top 100 songs in 2021.
|Full Name:||Ama Serwah Genfi|
|Date Of Birth:||4 July, 1994|
|Net Worth:||USD $110,000 (₦46,209,720)|
|Genre:||R&B, Soul, Afro-fusion, Alté|
|Record Label:||Interscope, Golden Angel|
Amaarae Biography & Career
Amaarae was born in New York to Ghanaian parents “Ama Bawuah” and “Kwadwo Boateng Genfi” and was raised between Atlanta, United States and Accra, Ghana, She is the eldest of her parent’s children, Amaarae wrote her first song at the age of 13, During her teenage years, she enjoyed watching music videos and said that one of her most vivid memories was watching the music video for the Kelis song “Young, Fresh n’ New”, She recalls Kelis’ unique expression being an inspiration for her.
During high school, she started making mixtapes, By the age of 17, she took up an internship at a music studio, At a tertiary institution, she undertook voice training and honed her songwriting skills while studying English literature, She returned to Ghana in June 2017.
Amaarae released her debut project Passionfruit Summers in 2017. The album features the song “Fluid”, which was complemented by a music video, Amaarae was named one of Apple Music Africa’s Favourite New Artists in April 2018 and later that year became an Apple Music Beats 1 featured artist for her debut project Passionfruit Summers which she released through her independent record label, Golden Child LLC on November 30, 2017, In November 2018, Amaarae performed with Teni, Boj of DRB LasGidi and Odunsi at ART X Lagos, an art fair in Lagos, Nigeria.
Amaarae has also been acknowledged for her style and fashion sense, In 2018, she was featured in Vogue Magazine online in an article on four women across the globe with buzz haircuts and was mentioned as one of Vogue online’s Top 100 Style Influencers of 2018, She was nominated as Artist of the Year at the Glitz Style Awards in Ghana, She has also patronized Ghanaian fashion brand Free The Youth.
On March 23, 2019, Amaarae was chosen to perform at the first Boiler Room event in Accra alongside La Meme Gang (A Collective comprising Nxwrth, RJZ, KwakuBS, Darkovibes, Kiddblack and $pacely) and rapper Kwesi Arthur.
Amaarae has since collaborated with Stonebwoy, Kojey Radical, M3NSA, Santi, Blaqbonez, Buju, Odunsi, B4bonah, In 2019, she collaborated with the Nigerian singer-songwriter Wande Coal.
On November 12, 2020, Amaarae released her debut studio album, The Angel You Don’t Know Owen Myers of Pitchfork wrote that it “crackles with innovation, a pacesetter at a time when industry bigwigs are waking up to the long-held truth that Africa is setting the global tempo for pop music”.
In May 2022, Amaarae, together with Black Sherif, Stonebwoy and Smallgod met Kendrick Lamar when he visited Ghana and held a private album listening party in Accra for his new album, Mr. Morales & The Big Steppers.
Amaarae was born on 4th July, 1994 (27 years old) into the family of Mr/Mrs “Ama Bawuah” and “Kwadwo Boateng Genfi“, she is 27 years old as of year 2022.
Amaarae Net Worth
Amaarae is one of most talented/successful Ghanian Music Artist with an estimate net worth of USD $110,000 as of year 2022.
- Spend Some Time (featuring Wande Coal) (2019)
- Like It
- Leave Me Alone (2020)
- Sad Girlz Luv Money (featuring Moliy, Kali Uchis)