Hondred Percent aka Paul Forjoe Jnr is a Ghanaian “Poet Rapper” based in Accra who performs “Purple Shitor“: “hot Ghanaian black pepper (shitor) poetry grooving to sobolo (purple) music.
Purple and shitor are both metaphorical representations of his music and poetry/lyrics. Shitor, a black spicy Ghanaian condiment represents his words. Purple, the color of his favorite drink, sobolo (bissap), a local African and Caribbean drink made from hibiscus symbolizes his music due to the varieties of the drink that exist.
He has dazzled audiences with wordplay and poetry on love, Ghana, Christianity and even the mosquito.
Hondred Percent developed his craft of poetry and rap in the University of Zululand between 2005-2010.
The “Poet Rapper” is a proud Christian and believer of people. He challenges all to stay true and continuously improve themselves.
He is inspired by Biggie Smalls, Jay-Z, Missy Elliot, Reggie Rockstone, Worlasi, Saul Williams, Mos Def, Common, Timbaland, Kanye West and Kevin Hart.
He is the 2014 and 2015, Ehalakasa Slam champion and has an album titled WTF?, a Hip Hop album expressed with rap and poetry released in 2017.
He has been compared to Manifest (Ghana) and Blitz Da Ambassador (Ghana) by some. He however, taps into Hip Hop culture and the essence of his Ghanaian and African influences to create unique sound and art.
He has featured on stages in Kenya and South Africa as well with notable poets and artists in Ghana such as Kwabena Kwabena, Chief Moomen, Nana Asaase, Rhymesonny, Ms Vee, Kwesi Arthur, Manifest, Kwame Write, Poetra and many more.
Hondred Percent is the founder of MiCheck. An organization responsible for spearheading the formation of the Poetry Association of Ghana and seeks to help Ghanaian artists, improve their craft by creating platforms, organizing workshops and having discussions to improve the knowledge of artists and grow the industry.
Hondred Percent is married and blessed with two sons who are constant source of joy to him.
He currently creates all of his work using an iphone and constantly pushes the envelope of what is possible with these smart devices.
He is currently working on a book to be released in 2021 and an album code named BORE, to be released in September 2020