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|Full Name:||Ama serwah Genfi|
|Date of Birth:||July 4, 1994|
|Age:||28 years (2022)|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter and Record Producer|
Ama serwah Genfi, also known as Amaarae, is a Ghanaian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She was born on July 4, 1994.
She gained notoriety after the release of “Fluid,” a popular song from her 6-track debut album, “Passionfruit Summers EP.” Amaarae grew up in New York, US, where she was born.
Early Life and Education
Amaarae was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and Accra, Ghana. She was born in New York to Ghanaian parents Ama Bawuah and Kwadwo Boateng Genfi.
She is the more senior sibling of two. When Amaarae was 13 years old, she composed her first song.
When she was a teenager, she loved to watch music videos, and one of her favorite memories is of watching the video for Kelis’ song, “Young, Fresh n’ New.” Her idea came from the distinctive expression Kelis had.
Amaarae started creating mixtapes while still in high school, and at the age of 17, she began an internship at a recording studio.
She studied English literature at a post-secondary college, took voice lessons, and improved her songwriting abilities.
Before eventually returning to Ghana in June 2017, Amaarae attended a university in the United Kingdom to study English literature.
Amaarae began writing songs at the young age of 13, which launched her music career. She began an internship at a recording studio when she was 17 years old, which helped advance her career.
Amaarae announced her entry into the music industry in November 2017 with the release of her debut EP, “Passionfruit Summers.”
The Angel You Don’t Know, Amaarae’s first studio album, was made available on November 12, 2020.
In April 2018, Amaarae was named one of Apple Music Africa’s Favorite New Artists. Later that year, for her debut album Passionfruit Summers, which she released on November 30, 2017, through her independent record label, Golden Child LLC, Amaarae was named an Apple Music Beats 1 featured artist.
She performed in the Nigerian art fair ART X Lagos in November 2018 alongside Teni, Boj from DRB LasGidi, and Odunsi.
Amaarae is well known for her sense of style and clothing. She was one of Vogue’s Top 100 Style Influencers in 2018 and was featured online in an article on four women with buzz haircuts from around the world.
At the first Boiler Room event in Accra on March 23, 2019, Amaarae was picked to perform alongside La Meme Gang (Nxwrth, RJZ, KwakuBS, Darkovibes, Kiddblack, and $pacely) and rapper Kwesi Arthur.
Amaarae has collaborated with artists including Stonebwoy, Kojey Radical, M3NSA, Santi, Blaqbonez, Buju, Odunsi, and B4bonah since that time.
In 2019, she won a collaboration with Nigerian singer-songwriter Wande Coal on the song Spend Some Time, to which Ghana’s biggest performer gave the expected performance.
The Angel You Don’t Know, Amaarae’s first studio album, was made available on November 12, 2020. According to Owen Myers of Pitchfork, it “crackles with originality, a pacesetter at a moment when industry bigwigs are catching up to the long-held truth that Africa is setting the worldwide tempo for pop music.”
In May 2022, while on tour in Ghana, Amaarae, Black Sherif, Stonebwoy, and Smallgod met Kendrick Lamar and hosted a private listening party for his new album, Mr. Morales & The Big Steppers, in Accra.
- Jumping Ship
- Feel A Way
- Leave ME Alone
- Like It
- Spend Some Time
- Sad Girlz Luv Money
Social Media Handle
- Instagram: @amaarae
Amaarae is not in a relationship and is now single. The singer doesn’t appear to care much about relationships because she is too busy pursuing her music career.
Amaarae Net Worth
Amaarae is a Ghanaian-American singer, songwriter and record producer. She has an estimated net worth of $300,000.