Formerly known as Xtreme GH, Nuru is a hip-hop artist (rapper), publicist, and entrepreneur from Ghana, West Africa. He rose to prominence after the release of his single Mali Zani in 2015. Nuru raps in the local Dagbani language, English, and Pidgin English. Aside from music, he works as a publicist and owns a host of online publishing enterprises.
Nuru spent most part of his childhood years in Accra, Ghana, and later lived and completed his basic education in Tamale, Ghana; thus, attending three basic schools in total. Sakumono School Complex, Abe Halperin School Complex, and Kanvilli Presbyterian School respectively. He proceeded to Prempeh College for his senior high school education and studied for his BSc in Applied Biology at the University for Development Studies in Tamale.
He has released the singles Born To Win, Hawa, My World, and Mali Zani preceding the release of his debut solo studio album, Lighting, due in November 2016. The reason why Nuru is considered a unique artiste is mainly based on threefold reasons; the Local dialect he raps with, his rhythmic flow and his lyrical inclination. He has been a lot more relevant within the northern parts of Ghana as they commonly speak the local language he raps in.
Since 2013, Nuru has been active in the blogging business, running a host of blogs and developing content for other media houses. Operating under the MAC Media Group incorporation niche, the rapper cum social entrepreneur has had the opportunity to work with Efya, Edem, Kwame Yeboah, Sarkodie, Hammer of The Last Two, M.anifest, among others.
Nuru’s music is being distributed across major digital platforms including Deezer, Spotify, Shazam, iTunes, ReverbNation, and SoundCloud, among others.