Eugene `U-Gin`Boateng was born the 20th march of 1985 in Duesseldorf ,Germany as son of ghanaian parents. He was raised with his 7 sisters and brothers in a multicultural neighborhood,where he got a lot of creative input,which inspired him to dance. In the age of 19 U Gin started to train in the loft of the parents and won his first battle at the „Checker’s“ a Nightclub in Duesseldorf. After this first success he participated in several battles and performed for important theatre productions all over Germany. This lifepath showed him,that he was going to the right direction and so he decided to continue this road and took the next step.
He won an apartment in Berlin at the Castingshow „ VIVA Dancestar“ and moved to the capital city of Germany. U Gin connected really quick with the dance scene in Berlin and appeared quite fast in videoclips of artists like Kool Savas,MIA,Jan Delay or No Angels. He worked together with the Choreographer and Jury member of „Dancestar“ Detlef „D!“ Soost and the Producer of theater shows Christoph Winkler,where he could improve his acting skills ,too. He toured for Pop Diva Beyonce´and continue to perform as an actor for theater pieces like „ Fhlip Fhlop“, „ a taste of Ra“, or „ Tales of Funky“. He improved his acting skills with lectures of th german performing art academy UDK.
They supported his talents and worked on his acting ,singing and taught him how to be a director. There followed big play rolls in movies like „ Liebe macht sexy“, 2 Robert Zimmermann wundert sich über die Liebe“, „ Becks letzter Sommer“, „ Um Himmels Willen“ and commercial for the product Sennheiser. „ Othello“ became his first self produced play.