American singer, Kelly Rowland applauds Ghanaian illustrator Papa Oppong

Just as many people will use social media for fun, so are many others allowing the world know of their worth and works. A typical example is Ghanaian illustrator and fashion designer Papa Oppong.

Papa Oppong-  Phot0 credit- Ofoe Amegavie
Papa Oppong-
Phot0 credit- Ofoe Amegavie

Tweeting one of his numerous works for the kisses down below American singer Kelly Rowland, he became the newest sensation on social media as Kelly Rowland broadcast the news to the world admiring the great work by this young Ghanaian talent.

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Work by Ghanaian Papa Oppong for Kelly Rowland

Not only has works caught the attention of Kelly Rowland, he was once endorsed by wife of rapper Wiz Khalifa  and American model Amber Rose and musician Lana Del Rey for his wonderful works.

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Tweet by American singer, Kelly Rowland appreciating Papa Oppong’s work

In NY DJ Live’s (www.nydjlive.com) quest to highlight the young talents in Ghana, we caught up with Papa Oppong who allowed us into his world. We shall therefore run a special series on the works of Papa Oppong.

Papa Oppong BEDIAKO mostly known by friends as Papa Oppong is a 20 years old, born on the 11th of March 1992 to a family of four (4). Starting his education at Alpha Beta in his really early years that’s from kindergarten to class one, his family then moved to a new location compelling him to be enrolled at Queensland International School in Sakumono, Greater Accra where he got his primary and Junior High education.

From Queensland, he continued to Achimota Senior High (2007) where he studied Visual Art, majoring in textiles, Jewellery and literature. From Achimota School, Papa Oppong moved on to Radford University College in 2011 where he is currently studying for a degree in Fashion Design.

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Paapa Oppong meets American model, Amber Rose

END OF PART 1. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE ON PAPA OPPONG WE HIGHLIGHT MORE OF HIS WORKS AND CHALLENGES AS ILLUSTRATOR IN GHANA.