M.anifest, the son of Tsatsu Tsikata, lawyer for the ruling National Democratic Congress in the ongoing election petition hearing at the Supreme Court, on Sunday bagged two awards at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2013.
M.anifest, after a spectacular performance with Hi life legend Amandezeba on the night, swept the “Best Rapper of the Year” and the “Hip-Hop Song of the Year” awards.
Junior Tsatsu Tsikata as many have decided to call him, was born Kwame Ametepee Tsikata on November 20, 1982.
He had his basic education at the University of Ghana Primary School, then moved to the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St Paul) in 2001 to attend Macalester College where he graduated in 2005 with a BA in economics.
He is a famous Ghanaian rapper and songwriter who is eventually going up the ladder in the music industry.
He has worked with the likes of Damon Albarn, Flea, Tony Allen, Erykah Badu, and is featured on five songs on the Rocket Juice and The Moon album.
M.anifest has also worked with some great Ghanaian acts like rapper E.L, songstress Efya and Wanlov the Kubolor in some great hit songs.
In 2012, BBC’s arts program ‘The Strand’ tipped M.anifest as one of four acts to look out for.