Media personality Lucas Candid Mensah, popularly known as Candyman has found a new home after resigning from Angel Broadcasting Network’s Darling 90.9 FM in Cape Coast a few weeks ago.
He will be hosting the after-drive programme dubbed ‘Asaase Nitro Avenue’ on Asaase 100.3 FM in Cape Coast.
Jimmy Kutin, former Business Manager of Darling FM, is now the General Manager of Asaase FM – Cape Coast.
Others are Nyanis Addo (from Kingdom FM), Nana Ama Egyirba, DJ Index (Cape FM), DJ Konya (Darling FM), Kofi Owusu (Darling FM), Raza Swaggy (ATL FM), among others.
At Darling FM (formerly Sompa FM), Candyman was the drive-time host and the station’s events manager.
Candyman has professionally worked in the media and events space in the Central Region for over 10 years.
Candyman has worked at Radio Valco, Dr. Nduom’s Elmina-based Ahomka 99.5FM, Sompa FM, and holds a diploma in Mass Media and Communication from Cambridge International College in the United Kingdom.
The versatile presenter once a sports broadcaster was listed and rewarded among 60 young Ghanaians by Coca Cola in 2017 when Ghana was celebrating its 60th independence anniversary.
He also won an RTP as the Best Radio Personality (Central Region) in 2019.
In his quest to offer endless support to these determined musicians, he started the only regional-based music awards scheme; Obama City Music Awards now Central Music Awards in 2011 in the studios of Sompa 90.9FM.
The concept of the awards has been replicated across almost all the regions in Ghana.
With determination, the power to do, and hard work, Candymann has successfully carved a niche for himself as the go-to person as far as entertainment is concerned in Cape Coast.