Unqle Kross born Quansah Otabil hails from Agona Swedru but was born and raised in a small town called “Newnsuta” in the Ashanti region. He was inspired by his Mother’s life and this has always reflected in his songs.
The hiplife crooner’s mum was once a singer at Pentecost church in Brahabebome and they later moved to agona Swedru
He started writing his songs and performing at age 13 at festivals and other talent haunt competitions and was populary known by then in his community.
When asked about why he couldn’t further his education, he said, “I wanted to school and further my education but mum died and things started getting worse”….she was the man and woman at that time and was my only happiness and my rock, gave me money for my ever first recording 2007 and it was after I’ve completed my junior only GH¢30.00 currently Elback Studio.”
“In 2010, I couldn’t complete snr high school, and got a job working as a house help for one of these india man. With low level of interest for the job, I stopped and i intended to take music serious and more personal. I worked with the man for one year and later gave up because of the stress and the treatment.”
“I left to the Obuasi, during the illegal mining times. I worked as a loko boy during that time…..life was very tough and crazy, things always get hard to seek for the dream. I had to come swedru (home) and later moved to Accra,”
“ I met a producer called (mixmanrecords ) in Awoshie and I recorded my second demo and the same time as a barber before i met a friend called Luvaranking and he linked me up to ebo kobina a singer Rapper and a producer as well, they later introduced me to (it’s PAQ DO IT)and ( JAYNIM)”
“I titled my debut EP “I GOT IT” because of the struggle and things I’ve been through as a young determine man on a mission.”
UNQLE Kross debut EP contains six solid songs and four featured artistes.
1. Just believe featuring Di Ancient
2. Life Is War
3. Lemme Love You featuring Ebo Kobina
4. One By One featuring Kojo Vypa
5. Skip It ft Zamani
6. The Journey
Producers Who Worked On The EP Include;
and XL beatz