Isaiah Kwadwo Ampong is one of the most successful SDA gospel artists in Ghana. He has been in music since 1996 and has come out with a number of hit songs including Jordan, Osofoo Kasa, Hossana. In recent times he has teamed up with some past contestants of Ghana’s hit singing competition, Mentor including Isaac the Showboy, Erico, and Cee to produce mega gospel hits.
Great Ampong Early Life
Great Ampong was born Isaiah Kwadwo Ampong. His father is from Ashanti Bekoe a suburb in the Ashanti Region of Ghana and the mother is a native of Akim Oda. He stayed in Twifo enyasi from his childhood days till he moved to Accra.
Ampong is the 6th born of 9 siblings. He was able to attend school from early age till his father died and he became a dropout after he was done with Junior High.
He came to Accra as a hustler in 1996 to pursue a soccer career. Before then he had engaged in galamsey activities at Tarkwa. In Accra, he did all sorts of jobs including the sale of Daily Graphic while perching in a kiosk at North Kaneshie.
Great Ampong Career
Ampong met a man named Mr. Christopher Quason who engaged him in booking binding and catered for him in his early life in Accra. He was a God-fearing young man who did song ministration at North Kaneshie SDA Church and at other big events. He says he once told his colleagues that it was time they came out with their own music to enhance their work. His colleagues were Cee and Isaac.
He has been in music since 1996 and has come out with a number of hit songs including Jordan, Osofoo Kasa, Hossana.
His first song was Jordan in 2000. It was a typical Adventist song and followed it with David bo ns3ku. He then met with Bandex Production and that made him produce more gospel bangers. From 1996, Great Ampong has 16 albums till date. Hossana was the song that made him more popular.
Great Ampong Wife And Children
Gospel musician Great Ampong is married and blessed with 3 kids.
Great Ampong Awards
He has received several Ghana Music Award nominations and in 2008 won the Best Collaboration of the year alongside.
Great Ampong Contacts
On Instagram @greatampong