Atumpan

Atumpan

Atumpan

Atumpan is the stage name of Frank Elinam Cobbinah (born 24 December 1983), a Ghanaian afrobeat and dancehall singer. In October 2008, he gained admission to the University of Education, Winneba, where he read for a bachelor’s degree course in Linguistics, majoring in English Language. Cobbinah began performing as Atumpan (meaning Talking Drum in the Akan language) in 2011, when he released a major hit called the “The Thing”. “The Thing” gained him nominations for Best New Artiste of the year, Best Afropop Song of the Year, and Best Collaboration of the year in the 2012 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

In 2013, he was nominated for Best African Act in the 2013 MOBO Awards and also won the Best International Afrobeats Act in the 2013 BEFFTA Awards. Cobbinah in 2014 received nomination in the Urban Music Awards for the Best African/Afrobeat Act along with Sarkodie and Fuse ODG