Fast rising Poetry star Akambo has delivered a riveting and entertaining basketball poem with the piece involving popular Ghanaian Musician and Orator Wanlov the Kubolor.
The poem titled “Bae Ball” had Akambo drop rhymes talking about the different phases and phrases of the popular sport which continues to gain popularity in the West African country. (Click highlighted text to watch video)
The ensuing video was shot and released recently and had familiar faces in the Ghanaian basketball circles featured including members of DUNK Basketball Academy.
Former Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Koforidua Senior High Technical School (KSTS) star Point Guard Emmanuel Ekow Amoako popularly known as “Clock” was captured in the video extensively.
Amoako is the CEO of sports apparel company CLOCKWORK Brand and administrator of the Kumasi Basketball League. CEO of RITE Sports Limited Yaw Sakyi Afari made a cameo appearance in the video towards the end.
RITE Sports is an award winning company responsible for organizing the biggest basketball competitions in Ghana including Sprite Ball Championship and UPAC Basketball Championship.
Akambo’s poems such as Accra My Capital and Christianity Is a Responsibility have touched on several aspects of the Ghanaian society
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter