Ghanaian comedians are gaining ground internationally, thanks to their amazing works over the past few years. Some 10 years or so ago, that wasn’t the case.
Their works weren’t appreciated enough by local event organizers, who billed mostly if not always, Nigerians for their shows.
Their argument rests on the fact that Nigerians were more humorous than Ghanaians in terms of comedy and that the Nigerians got them the numbers they need at events.
The new school comedians in Ghana are crossing boundaries with their amazing works and we have taken time to list some top 5 of them in no particular order.
He is the face of the new school comedy in Ghana.
Thanks to his excellent delivery, he’s carved a notch for himself internationally in the world of comedy.
Originally an optometrist, he loves comedy and has made it his notable occupation, rocking stages such as Lord of the Ribs, Easter Comedy show, among others.
DKB has penned his name in comedy and MC-ing in Ghana.
He came to the limelight after an ugly incident in BBA 2012 where he slapped a housemate and was sacked from the house.
That didn’t bring him down as he took advantage of the hype to start making appearances in comedy.
He organized his own campus comedy tour and does a lot of MC-ing gigs too
He is one of the pioneers of the new school comedy. He came second during the stars of the future show where they searched for comedians and has never looked back at doing comedy even when it got tough.
His works have since then been recognized both in and out of Ghana.
He also doubles as a tv presenter, hosting the Late Night Celebrity Show on Etv.
He is mostly known for his comic acting.
He is a graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon.
He started pro bono comedy gigs in 2012.
Nowadays, he is the most sought-after comic actor in Ghana.
She is the only comedienne to make the list. She doubles a Nigerian by nationality and has taken advantage of the culture mix to make a name for herself on both home soils.
She delivers extremely great comedy when she mounts the stage and has had successful international gigs to her name.