Ashaiman (often wrongly spelt as “Ashiaman”) is a large town in the Greater Accra Region of South Ghana.
The town has a well-known settlement population, estimated to number between some hundred thousand, up to over one million people (298,841 inhabitants).
Ashaiman was founded by Nii Ashai, after he had moved from Tema. Ashaiman is therefore named after him, meaning “Ashai’s town.”
Squatters building Tema and others, who moved in to occupy government land, greatly expanded Ashaiman.
Ashaiman has grown to become one of the viable destinations for business because of the vast population that lives within the Constituency.
The crime rate has declined vastly due to the influence of the current economic activities in the community.
It is indisputably a hub for great talents ranging from music to football. Below are your top 6 stars making a good case for their town.
Abraham Nii Attah is a Ghanaian actor currently living in the United States. He hails from the Ga–Dangme ethnic group in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. He made his feature film debut in Beasts of No Nation.
Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known by his stage name Stonebwoy, is a Ghanaian Afropop, Dancehall, and Reggae musician. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group. He won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2015 BET Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2015 Ghana Music Awards.
Thomas Teye Partey is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the Ghana national team.
Laud Anoo Konadu, known professionally as Dancegod Lloyd, is a Ghanaian dancer, dance coach, and choreographer. He is a co-founder of the dance school, DWP academy. In 2020, he performed in Beyonce’s “Already” music video, which featured Shatta Wale.
Gallaxy is a Ghanaian hiplife and afrobeat duo from Ashaiman, comprising Randsford Ohene and David Adjeiwoda. They were nominated for the ‘Best group’ in the maiden edition of the Ghana Entertainment Awards USA together with R2Bees, Keche and VVIP.
John Kwesi Dosunmu-Mensah better known as M.O.G Beatz, is a Ghanaian record producer who specializes in Afro-pop, Hip hop, Afrobeats, R&B, Hiplife, Fuji and Highlife.