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Tue, Sep

Meet Atinka FM’s Candyman

Popular highlife presenter and radio personality, DJ Candyman of Atinka FM turned 43 on Thursday August 24, 2017.

Candyman started radio work 20 years ago from Radio Lynk at the Kumasi Polytechnic and then moved to Shalom Radio in Berekum, Fox FM in Kumasi, Hello FM also in Kumasi, Rainbow Radio international and now Atinka FM in Accra.

DJ Candyman who hails from Adansi Fomena in the Ashanti region aside radio is an entrepreneur, a peer educator and an entertainment pundit.

He has served as volunteer in many non-governmental health projects like Malaria and cholera awareness programmes, polio immunizations, HIV/ AIDS peer education.

He is referred to as the music historian due to his vast knowledge in music and the history of musicians from 1960’s to the millennium. The rich collection of songs in his music library and song bank has earned him a lot of respect amongst his peers.

He recently celebrated his 20th anniversary as a radio disk jockey and a lot of friends, colleagues, admirers and well-wishers thronged the studios of Atinka FM as he hosted his popular music show; Akwaaba show which airs on weekdays at 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

DJ Candyman is a single parent and has a beautiful 7-year-old daughter he loves so much.

His favorite quote is one from a local chief in hometown which says “Position is not Possession.”