Evolving around many monickers, "Plaka" became his favourite because of it being derived from his surname. He then added "Jah" to signify his close relation between the creator and himself.
He's the second of 5 kids being born from a musical family. His father a pastor, was an ex-member of the early 70's Ghanaian band " Explosive Confusion" and mom a chorister. Plaka's musical journey began when he started singing songs taught by his mom to his father’s congregation at the age of 6, he fast forward grew the love for break dancing and rap music.
In his early teens, Plaka battle rapped throughout elementary and high school which led him to voice his first Hip Hop single in 2013 titled POUNDCAKE featuring "Carmelo".
Proclaiming Rasta as a spiritual path and influenced by 90's Reggae and Dancehall artist, his revolutionary dancehall style sets him apart from his counterparts, by employing social and spiritual consciousness of roots reggae into dancehall.