The Ghanaian power couple, Fella Makafui and Medikal have a beautiful love story; one that has caught the attention of people around West Africa. This is not surprising at all considering the popularity of the couple who both enjoy thriving careers as entertainers in Ghana. Fella Makafui and Medikal are both household names in their own rights and are considered to be one of the highly admired couples from Ghana.
From overseeing their respective careers in the entertainment industry to being able to balance their work with their marriage and romance, Fella Makafui and Medikal’s love story is one you want to read about. The couple has been able to hold it down over the years and it appears that there is no end in sight for their love.
Fella Makafui And Medikal’s First Interaction Was On Social Media
One of the most frequently asked questions about Fella Makafui and Medikal is about how they met and kickstarted their romance. Answering that question in 2019 during an interview on Hitz FM, Makafui explained that she had her first interaction with Medikal on Facebook. She also revealed that it was Medikal who first reached out to her.
They got talking and became close friends. At the time they first started talking, Medikal was in a relationship with Sister Derby, a Ghanaian television presenter, musician, and model. However, Medikal and Sister Derby broke up in 2018 after three years of dating and shortly began dating Fella Makafui afterward.
Did Fella Makafui Snatch Medikal From Sister Derby?
Fella Makafui and Medikal began dating in 2018 shortly after Medikal broke up with his ex-girlfriend, Sister Derby. When news emerged that they were dating, rumors began to fly around that Makafui snatched Medikal away from Sister Derby. The rumors claimed Makafui lured Medikal from Sister Derby to herself.
However, during the interview with Hitz FM, Fella Makafui denied the allegations. She explained that she had never spoken with Sister Derby before and did not influence her breakup with Medikal. According to her, the fallout between Medikal and Sister Derby had nothing to do with her and that she only got romantic with Medikal after he parted ways with Sister Derby.
Makafui Fainted At Her Wedding
After dating for more than a year, Fella Makafui and Medikal decided to take their romance to the next level by tying the knot as husband and wife. Fans first got the hint that the couple was going to tie the knot in February 2020 when Medikal mentioned it MTN Pulse Concert.
In March, a wedding invitation to the couple’s wedding hit the internet, stunning fans. The invitation card showed that the wedding was due to take place on 7th March 2020. Fans were excited for the celebrity couple.
As expected, Fella Makafui and Medikal did get married on March 7, 2020. The couple held their traditional wedding ceremony at the Odehye Gardens in East Legon, Ghana. The ceremony was attended by fellow celebrities who came to support the couple. However, one incident nearly ruined the wedding; Fella Makafui fainted during the ceremony.
Reports show that Fella Makfui fainted after she had danced with Medikal for nearly one hour. The actress had alerted the MC at the wedding to announce they would be leaving the stage when she felt tired and collapsed in the hands of her husband. She was taken away from the wedding venue and guests were worried about what may be wrong with her. However, she later came back to complete the wedding ceremony. This time around, everything went well and the couple was wedded.
Their First Child Is A Girl
Shortly after their wedding, it was revealed that Makafui was pregnant with her first child with Medikal. About six months later in September 2020, Fella Makafui and Medikal welcomed their bundle of joy; a baby girl.
Medikal took to his Instagram page to announce their daughter’s arrival affectionately called her his queen.
Fella Makafui Has Made A Bold Career Statement With Her Acting
Fella Makafui, whose full name is actually Fella Precious Makafui, was born on the 20th of August 1995 in Volta Region, Ghana, Makafui is an actress who has made big strides in the Ghanaian movie industry. Over the years, she has made a bold statement as an actress, winning many fans to her corner.
Before becoming an actress, Makafui started out as a model in her teens. However, she transitioned to acting soon after. The actress shot into widespread fame in 2016 after she was cast to star in the television series, YOLO (You Only Live Once). Makafui’s performance in the series fetched her accolades from critics and earned her awards. She won the City People Entertainment Award for Most Promising Actress of the Year in 2016 and the Golden Movie Award for Golden Most Promising in the same year. YOLO remains her most prominent role.
Apart from YOLO, Fella Makafui has also starred in other movies. In 2018, she starred in Swings and Once Upon a family alongside the Nigerian screen goddess, Mercy Johnson. Makafui has also starred in Chaskele and other projects.
Fella Makafui is not just an actress; she is also a philanthropist and has bagged endorsements to serve in ambassadorial positions for companies.
Medikal Ranks Among The Top Rappers From Ghana
Medikal is a Ghanaian rapper whose real name is Samuel Adu Frimpong. The musician was born on April 4, 1993, in Accra, Ghana. He grew up in Ghana and has since made lots of waves with his music, having developed a love for hip-hop from an early age. Today. he is considered one of the top names in the hip-hop scene in Ghana.
Samuel Adu Frimpong adopted the name Medikal as his stage name when he started out as a rapper. This was because he was quite intrigued by the medical profession and loved rapping about hospitals, doctors, surgeons, and other medical practitioners. Medikal sounded like ‘medical’ so he adopted it.
The Ghanaian rapper hit the ground running because shortly after he burst into the music scene in 2013, and put his name on the lips of hip-hop lovers around West Africa. In 2013, he released his mixtape, Medikation, stunning rap fans with his sound which many said represented a new diverse spirit of Ghana. In 2016, he won the MTN 4Syte Music Video Award with his song Anthem.
In 2017, Medikal released his album Disturbation. The album established him as a force to be reckoned with within the industry and in 2017, he and Ghanaian rap royalty, Sarkodie bagged the highest nominations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards. In 2019, he released The Plug EP. The same year he won Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Best Rapper of the Year and the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Hip Hop Artist of the Year.
In 2020, Medikal released his next album called Island. It is clear that Medikal is one of the biggest names in the Ghanaian hip-hop world.
Fella Makafui and Medikal named their daughter, Island Frimpong and they are very fond of the child who Medikal has vowed to give the best of everything in life.
The proud parents have opened an Instagram page for their daughter and the page has already garnered thousands of followers.