Andy Dosty Nominated For International Award

Andy Dosty

Following his excellent performance in the showbiz industry in Ghana, DJ Andy Dosty of Hitz FM has been nominated in the Best DJ Africa category of this year’s African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).

Born Andrew Amoh, the celebrated Ghanaian DJ is competing with veterans DJs such as DJ Spinall (Nigeria), DJ Dollar (Senegal), DJ Cuppy (Nigeria) and DJ Malvado (Angola).

Andy Dosty, who is the host of the Hitz on Joy FM, is a professional broadcaster and DJ with several years of experience.

Music stakeholders who have worked with him have tipped him to outshine his colleagues due to his prominence both on radio and on stage.

He has over the years entertained music lovers on radio and at events across the country with his tactical selection of classical music mixes and excellent delivery.

Andy Dosty has also served as a master of ceremonies, having hosted a variety of programs in Ghana and beyond including the launch of ‘The Taste of Afrika’ program.

Also a musician and actor, Andy Dosty started his career as a mobile spinning DJ with a group called Ghetto Boys before moving to Tokyo Sounds and finally to Podium Night Club.

When Andy Dosty started his radio DJ career in 1996, he became very popular within a short time due to his creative style of play and presentation.

In 2003 he was first in the DJ Rothmans Challenge competition in Kumasi and represented the Ashanti Region in the national finals where he took the second position.

He is a member of Rhyme ‘N’ Reason Foundation, a non-governmental organization based in Jackson, Mississippi in the US.

He is also a fellow of the Teaching Arts Institute (TAI) – a teaching organization focused on the art of social transformation.

As an actor, he has featured in many films and TV series such as Wild World, Alicia, Love Comes Back, Neighbours, Afia Schwarzenegger among others.

In 2005 he released an All Star feature album titled Seniors Club Vol 1, which featured the likes of Kunta Kinte, Root Eye, Dilute, Lazy Dog, Okomfour Kwadee, Okyeame Kwame and Kwabena Kwabena.

In 2016 he started the ‘1Ghana Cedi’ project, depositing one cedi into the accounts set up for 100 orphans. He is an ambassador for the “Hope4Life” project.

The project focuses on motivating, grooming, mentoring and creating networking platforms for the young generation.

In 2018, Andy Dosty was incorporated as a board member of the Ghana DJ awards.

In 2019, he released a song featuring Kuami Eugene titled Love You Die.


By George Clifford Owusu