Friyie, also known as David Afriyie Obeng, is a talented Canadian singer, songwriter, and rapper of African descent. He gained recognition for his style of music.
With his unique blend of R&B, hip-hop, and soul, Friyie has managed to allure audiences worldwide. His soulful vocals and powerful lyrics have made him a rising star in the music industry.
- Full Name: David Afriyie Obeng
- Date of Birth: December 3, 1994
- Age: 29 years old
- Gender: Male
- Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Nationality: Canadian
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, rapper
- Height: 1.83m
- Parents: N/A
- Siblings: N/A
- Spouse: N/A
- Children: N/A
- Relationship Status: Single
- Net Worth: $3 million
Early Life & Education
David Afriyie Obeng, popularly known as Friyie, was born on December 3, 1994, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is now 29.
He grew up in the Jane and Finch neighborhood, notorious for gang and crime activities. Despite the challenging environment, Friyie stayed away from street life, thanks to his early interest in music and business.
Friyie’s parents, who are first-generation immigrants of Ghanaian descent, played a significant role in shaping his upbringing.
They instilled in him the values of hard work, perseverance, and a strong connection to his Ghanaian heritage. Friyie also had siblings, although specific information about them is not available.
During his formative years, Friyie attended and graduated from York University, where he honed his musical skills and further developed his passion for the arts.
In terms of his personal life, Friyie has maintained a private romantic relationship. As of 2023, he is single and focused on his career.
While he hasn’t publicly disclosed any details about past relationships, Friyie’s lyrics often delve into themes of love, heartbreak, and personal experiences.
Friyie’s musical journey began in 2016 when his song “Come and Get It” was featured on DJ Charlie B‘s mixtapes.
However, his 2017 single “Money Team” brought him widespread attention. The song became the soundtrack to the Mayweather vs. McGregor press conferences, gaining millions of views and streams internationally.
Following the success of “Money Team,” Friyie had the opportunity to open for Cardi B at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in 2017.
This experience further solidified his presence in the music industry and showcased his talent to a wider audience.
In 2019, Friyie released his debut extended play (EP) titled “ANF: Ain’t Nothing Free.” The EP, released under BONG Ent and Empire, received positive reviews from critics, with Now and Exclaim! Praising its quality and giving it high ratings.
The project featured notable collaborations with artists like Roddy Ricch and Tory Lanez. Other respected artists, including Bun B, Rick Ross, and Dexta Daps, collaborated with Friyie.
Continuing his momentum, Friyie released the EP “Before the Flight” in 2020, followed by a deluxe version three months later. He also featured on Dexta Daps’ “Vent” album, which achieved a top 10 position on the Billboard Reggae Charts.
Friyie’s estimated net worth is around $3 million.
His success in the music industry, growing fanbase, and multiple projects have contributed to his financial success.
- Instagram: @friyieofficial
- Twitter: @friyieofficial
- ANF: Ain’t Nothing Free
- Before the Flight
- Before the Flight (Deluxe)
- Never 2 Late
- Giinchy 5x
- Hottest in the City Vol.1