Rapper and Song-writer, Martin King Arthur popularly known as Kofi Kinaata has been voted the 2019 most influential young Ghanaian in the 5th annual poll organised by leading PR & Rating Firm Avance Media. The ranking which celebrates young people annually features 50 inspiring change makers and leaders making great strides in diverse industries as entrepreneurs, musicians, activists, media personality, public servants, and politicians.
Kofi Kinaata who doubles as UN-IOM Ghana Ambassador, clocked major achievement in 2019 by hosting his annual made in Taadi Concert and Youth Seminar which became the largest concert hosted in the Capital, Accra in December, 2019. The release of his song ,things fall apart was an icing in the cake and it earned him sterling commendations by industry experts and music lovers from his excellent songwriting skills.
In the keenly contested poll, media general Berla Mundi who was first runner-up on the main ranking also voted as the most influential female and the most influential media personality in 2019. Athletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey, Dancehall and Raggae Artist, Stonebwhy and National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress, Sammy Gyamfi, followed up closely to make the top ‘5 Most Influential Young Ghanaian’ for 2019.
The ranking which was launched in 2015 has been won by Annas Aremeyaw Anas (2015-2016), Kwaw Essuman (2017), and Prophet Daniel Amoateng (2018). According to the Managing Director of Avance Media Prince Akpah, Kofi Kinaata, and the winners in the ranking poll will be recognised as the first edition of the Avance Media Dialogue which will be hosted in Accra.