Reggae ambassador award winner, Bass awards most popular reggae song of the year 2013 nominee, Kojo Kurankye aka Ras Kuuku was born on 23 July 1984 in Accra-Ghana, West Africa. He had his junior high school education at Dome j.h.s, he continued his secondary education at Nungua Presec were he was the entertainment Prefect. He performed in almost all inter high school events, after school he merged with his cousin to form a group called SM Bradez the group gave birth to a hit track titled “wo ne me hemaa” which was all over the airwaves in Ghana.
After that highlife album with his cousin Ras kuuku went solo after being exposed to the Rastafarian movement, his music began to take on a more positive tone performing at every reggae/dancehall show. He released his debut full length album Nokre on 2nd Feb 2012 which has become a hit in Ghana, especially the track "Adi3 b3 kyia", which has an accompanying music video. Ras Kuuku was nominated in the VGMA 2015 and 2017. He performed at the industry Awards 2015 and Vgma nominee Jam 2017. Ras Kuuku performance at the last Ghana meet Nigeria was superb.
Ras Kuuku has performed with Artists like Anthony B , Eric Donalson, Jah Mason, Jah Vinci and Popcoon. 2014 Ras Kuuku won Raggae Artist of the year, reggae song of the year, best song writer of the year and music video of the year Bass Awars.Ras Kuuku. Recently,Ras Kuuku won an Award for being positive in his musical journey by Akwaaba African Update International Magazine 2019 .
He is notable for being one of the new wave of contemporary reggae singers who prefer to include positive themes in his lyrics. Many Rastafarians has said Ras Kuuku is Ghana Bob Marley because of his positive lyrics.