The rise of the Gh comedy industry has been very impressive these past few years.
Gh comedy has seen lots of patronage from the people who once upon a time doubted them.
The industry has also seen a lot of vibrancy as well, with many monthly comedy clubs and also a one-man show to its credit.
Stand-up comedian, Derrick Kobina Bonney, better known by his stage name as DKB, has said he believes it is time, telecommunication giant Glo brought the “Laffta Fest” to the shores of Ghana.
According to him, comedians in the country have risen to the standard where they have to walk on any international stage and crack ribs.
According to DKB, “We have very good comedians who have come of age and can rub shoulders with Nigerian comedians.”
…Myself as a comedian, I have performed on the same stage with American Comedian Aron Kader, Nigeria top gun Basket Mouth, Uganda’s Salvador and I have hosted my very own one-man show dubbed: “Point of view.” My other colleagues in the industry have also begun dominating the Night of Thousand Laughs and Music.”
He further said “the industry has become vibrant with at least 4 to 5 comedy shows in a month, where the comedians go and better their crafts. We have become top selling performers and I believe it would be fair if Glo brings their Laffta Fest here to give their customers a feel of the most talked about comedy tour in Nigeria.”
Glo Laffta Fest is the biggest comedy event in Nigeria, which brings top rated African comedians to tour the country.
…with Edward Blagogee