Born Emmanuel Andrews Samini is a singer, songwriter, performer and recording artiste. He stands as one of the most outstanding Ghanaian musicians to have graced the scene in the past decade.  He terms his brand of music as Samini Music which is a mixture of African melodies, dancehall, reggae, hip-hop and R&B.

From 1999 to 2007, he was known as Batman (an acronym for Best of All Time Man). The year 2007 saw a re-birth of his brand and a new stage name Samini, through the release of a self-titled album. Samini recorded his first album at Ashanti International in Ghana and signed a record deal with Lexifri Productions. After a while, he started his own record label – Samini Music, now known as Highgrade Family.