Charles Kwadwo Fosu, better known as Daddy Lumba, is an established Ghanaian musician who has been active for over three decades.
In his career, Daddy Lumba has racked up a number of records, accolades, and accolades that no Ghanaian musician or performer has achieved.
Aside from consistently releasing successful albums, he is also one of the country’s most popular Highlife singers.
A total of 27 albums have been written and produced by him.
Throughout his career, he has released over 33 albums as a songwriter, singer, or producer.
In light of Daddy Lumba’s impressive career and personal life in the music industry, the following article is intended to shed some light on the artist’s life and career.
Discover more about him as you read on.
Date of Birth
Daddy Lumba was born on 29th September 1964.
Currently, he is 56 years old.
Daddy Lumba attended Juaben Senior High School for his senior high school education.
During his time at Juaben SHS, Lumba founded the Lumba Brothers group with friends Yaw and Kwabena as well as his girlfriend, Theresa Abebrese.
At 16 years old in the year 1980, Daddy Lumba started his music career with a massive hit titled “Yeeye Aka Akwantuo Mu”.
His music career began on the highlife scene with Nana Acheampong.
“Lumba Brothers” was the nickname adopted by Daddy Lumba and Nana Acheampong after they teamed up.
Due to financial constraints, the Lumba Brothers were unable to release their first album in 1986.
However, the album was eventually released in 1989 with the help of Lumba’s wife, Akosua Serwaa, who produced the album.
The album’s name is Yɛɛyɛ Aka Akwantuo Mu.
Yeeye Aka Akwantuo Mu was a hit that gave Daddy Lumba a chance to establish himself as an extremely gifted musician.
After this release, he released a lot of hit albums and has rapidly become one of Ghana’s top singers.
In all, Daddy Lumba has released 33 albums, according to Wikipedia.
Among them are Aben Wɔha, Awosuɔ, Obi Ate Me So Buɔ, Sika Asɛm and Ebi Se Ɛyɛ Aduro.
At the time of writing this article, he is getting ready to release his next album, entitled Nnipa Fon Na Ɛka Nsɛm Fon.
The singer has released multiple hit albums since then and is now known in Ghana as one of the biggest Highlife singers.
He won three awards at the Ghana Music Awards in 1999, including Best Album, Artist of the Year, and Most Popular Song of the Year.
SHE, professionally known as Yvonne Ohene Djan, backed most of his songs.
Maame Akosua Serwaa is Daddy Lumba’s former wife and the producer of his albums.
Maame Broni is the name of his current wife.
The net worth of Charles Kwadwo Fosuh is not clearly specified. However, Daddy Lumba charges ¢80,000 to ¢100,000 for every show.