DJ Candy Man
One of Ghana’s popular radio presenters, Alex Kwaku Amoah, aka DJ Candy Man, who many music stakeholders described as a brilliant radio presenter, celebrates his 23 years on radio this month.
Candy Man is a powerful force on radio who likes to be referred to as Music Man because he is an entertainer as well as a radio host.
For the past 22 years, the presenter, who has won the hearts of many radio listeners in Accra and Kumasi with his creative style of play and presentation, has worked diligently as a radio broadcaster.
“It has not been an easy journey, 23 years in the radio industry—I have gone through a lot. I am happy to be counted among the successful radio presenters in Ghana today,” he told BEATWAVES in a chat.
According to him, “Anytime I am on air, I keep listeners enthralled and entertained throughout my show. I always try to create something new anytime I am on radio to satisfy my listeners.”
“I am thanking God for how far He has brought me and I am very grateful to him. I thank my friends who have been there for me all this while. I never had it easy when I started,” he added.
Former Atinka FM’s drive time host, who has worked with a numbers of radio stations such as Radio Lynk 99.5 – Kumasi Polytechnic campus radio, Shalom radio 100.3 – Brekum, Fox FM 97.9 – Kumasi, Hello FM 102.1 – Kumasi and Rainbow radio 87.5 – Accra, expressed his gratitude to God for His protection and guidance in the course of his career as a broadcaster.
He is currently on service with the newly established Accra-based radio station, Asaase radio 99. 5.
DJ Candy Man has over the years proved to be one of Ghana’s untouchable talents and has played in a number of night clubs.
In his entire radio career, spanning over two decades, Candy Man has train many radio presenters and DJ’s who are making a lot of impact on the music scene.
By George Clifford Owusu