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Sonny Kwaku Bedwei (RHYMESONNY)

Sonny Kwaku Bedwei (RHYMESONNY)
Organiser, Administrator, Performer
Column : Theater, Literature, Poetry / story telling
Ghana
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Rhymesonny is a poet/spoken word artiste and creative entrepreneur, Lead Servant at Rhyme Consult who has been an indefatigable champion of the cause of contemporary poetry in Ghana. He is the founder and president of People Of Equal Thoughts and Spirit, the organizers of ALEWA: the rebirth of spoken and poetry in Ghana.

ALEWA, which has been described, as the most prestigious poetry show in Ghana is the foremost platform for young people with interest in poetry to share their works with other poets and the world at large. He is also the initiator of the creative writing workshop Ministry Of Poetry, Lyrical Dexterity, Big6 poetry show, N'daba Poetry and Acoustic Show, the first weekly poetry event in Accra. 

His incredible artistry has received rave reviews from several major players on Ghana's contemporary art scenes. Some have described him as an art promoter and marketer, lyrical master- always flowing with positive vibes'. Others see his works as 'breathtaking, carefully woven with ease, and straight to the point'. He is a nightmare for his colleagues in the trade and Ghana's answer to poetry promotion.

He is a member of World Poetry Movement , Creative Arts Projects Manager of the Arterial Network (Ghana Chapter), a leading member of Ehalakasa Poetry Movement and the Coordinator of Monday Poets on Y107.9fm.  He has graced many high profile events in Ghana including AU 50th anniversary celebration , Secret of Gh Girls by KSM, African Youth Conference on Governance and many more..

He has written over 300 poems, trained and mentored a number of poets and as well as collaborated with poets and musicians like Okyeame Kwame , Kacey Moore of Big Brother Hotshots fame and many others. Rhymesonny as he is affectionately called enjoys writing articles, short stories and photography
 

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