In 2001 M.anifest relocated to the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St Paul) in the United States to attend college, graduating in 2005. He released his debut album "Manifestations in 2007, which he funded from royalties he had collected from a U.S. national Pepsi radio commercial which he recorded.
In 2011 he released his sophomore album "Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America". The album featured singles "Suffer," "Asa," and "Blue (Chale What Dey Happen). It marked a decade of his life in the U.S. and the beginning of his transition back to Ghana. In 2013 he won both the "Best Rapper of the year" and "Hip-Hop Song of the Year" awards, at the Ghana Music Awards. He also produced and co-wrote an independence mini Hip-Hop opera for Channel O in South Africa. He is also a member of the African Rebel Movement, together with Krukid and Budo.