Radio and music fans have been watching and listening to host Merqury Quaye, for what seems like forever. At this point, it feels like Merqury is a guy we know really well, even if he doesn’t know us at all.
No matter how much Merqury you’ve listened to, there is plenty of below facts of which you may not be aware. Not anymore, though. Doffachi Africa did some research and dug up several interesting informations from Merqury Quaye’s profiles and interviews.
Let’s take a look at some known and secret facts about the radio God, Merqury Quaye.
1. Merqury Quaye is a Ghanaian MC, music producer, voiceover artiste, DJ, singer and broadcaster.
2. He was awarded best of Funworld organized by the National Theatre in 1999.
3. A native of Prampram, often referred to as Ghana’s finest Hypeman, Merqury has as hypeman shared the same stages with Shaggy, Fat Joe, Nas, D’Banj, 2Face and P Square.
4. He is the first Ghanaian presenter to host a music video chart show in Ghana. The name of the show was Soundcity top 10 Ghana. It was aired on GTV between 2007 and 2009.
5. In 2008 Merqury’s radio broadcast journey started on Choice 102.3fm as the host of the channel’s drive time late afternoon show dubbed Highway 102.
6. He was perhaps made for drivetime radio; he hosted the drive on Choice FM, Atlantis radio and currently hosts the drive on Hitz 103.9fm.
7. He founded the Ghana DJ Awards, Africa’s first and only DJ honors, in 2012. The Ghana DJ Awards highlights contribution DJs have made to development of the entertainment industry.
8. Merqury Quaye produced and recorded rapper Asem’s first demo and also did demo recordings other top Ghanaian singers including Jupitar.
9. His birthday falls on September 16th. An annual event known as Gold Rush Party is organized to celebrate the icon.
10. Merqury Quaye is Ghana’s first radio presenter to create a virtual community. The fandom is known as the Turn Up Army.