He comes from Sowutuom, a town in the suburb or Accra in Ghana. Medikal and Sarkodie had the highest nominations for the 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Awards In 2018, he was on the Tim Westwood Show. Medikal attended his high school at Odorgonno Senior High and is the son of James Frimpong and Portia Lamptey. Samuel adopted the name Medikal because he was fascinated with rapping about doctors, surgeons, medical practitioners and hospitals in general. He has made a name for himself in the music industry through hard work and his numerous collaboration with successful artists. Apart from is nominations in 2017, he won the best discovery video in the MTN 4Syte Video Award in 2016.