FULL NAME: Barimah Kwaku Debrah
HOMETOWN: Asante Bekwai
SKILL SET: Stylist, Fashion Designer, Creative Director
BORN: 3rd January 1996
YEARS ACTIVE: 8 years
LABEL: Wae Originals Studios
ASSOCIATED ACTS: 6lack, Tion Wayne, Rema, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Kwesi Arthur, Skales, Ice Prince, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Medikal, Kofi Mole, Joey B, Nana Rogues, Kelvyn Boy
SUMMARY: Barimah Kwaku Debrah (Cymple) is a 24-year-old young man who embodies everything Street style.
From his first gig which was to style a video for Obrafour and Manifest till now, he’s been grown in the fashion industry and is currently an authority in the street style audience in Ghana.
He found his talent and skills in JHS while helping his brother finish up some of his visual art projects.
Currently, he has worked with almost every Ghanaian artiste including Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Obrafour, Manifest, Joey B, Pappy Kojo, Kwesi Arthur, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Medikal, Kofi Mole, Joey B, Nana Rogues, Kelvyn Boy and Nigerian artistes like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Skales, Davido, Ice Prince, Rema. He’s also worked with 6lack, Popcaan and Tion Wayne.
Cymple is the 3rd born of 5 children from his parents. He grew up in both Agbogba and Sowutuom. His Primary Education was at St. Andrews Primary School and after he went to Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC) to study General Science. After gaining admission to the University of Ghana, Cymple decided to study Business Administration, Marketing.
He keeps himself inspired every day and keeps learning from his mistakes. He always smiles through his hard times because he knows everything will be alright soon.
ART SOUL: His environment fuels his art
INFLUENCES: Val Kristopher, Heron Preston, Murderbravado and Virgil Abloh
PUBLIC IMAGE: The general public views his style as different and unique
OTHER BUSINESSES AND VENTURES: He is an artist manager
TRIVIA: Favourite colour: Yellow
Favourite food: Jollof
Favourite clothing: Baggy clothes
Favourite style: Retros
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