Joe Mettle is the stage name for Joseph Oscar Nii Armah Mettle. He is a gospel artiste from Ghana
Joe Mettle Early Life
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He was born on 5 July to Florence Addo and Emmanuel Mettle and is the eldest of six children.
Joe started his education at the Richard Akwei Memorial School and later moved to Kade 1&2 Primary School (Kade) where he spent about a year before returning to Accra, to the St. Michael’s and All Angels.
He continued to Korle Gonno 3 Junior High School (JHS) and then later to the Accra Academy.
He also attended the Pentecost University College, a private Christian university college located at Sowutuom in Accra.
Mettle started his illustrious career as a backing vocalist for some Ghanaian Gospel greats including Cindy Thompson, late Danny Nettey, and Reverend Tom Bright Davies.
He later became the lead singer for a music group called Soul winners
Joe’s Music ministry began in 2007. He sees his career in music as a calling and not a job. He founded Reverb Studios for rehearsing and recording. The company also provides musical equipment rental and music and marketing consultancy services.
Joe mettle’s career received massive recognition in 2016. He became the very first Gospel artiste to win the Artiste of the year award at the Ghana Music Awards in 2017. He also won the Gospel Artiste of the Year and the Male Vocalist Artiste of the Year.
Joe has featured on the popular South African Broadcasting Corporation’s TV show titled, “Gospel Classics” He won the male Gospel Artiste in Africa at the Trumpet Gospel Awards held in South Africa.
He has many nationwide hit songs including “Nhyira”, “Medo Wo”, “Akokyem Nyame”, “Mensuro”, “Turning Around” and “Yesu Adi Nkunim” to his credit.
Joe Mettle Awards and Nominations
3 Music Awards – Gospel Act of the Year
Ghana Music Awards
Artiste of the Year
Gospel Artiste of the Year
Male Vocalist Artiste of the Year
RIGA Awards -Best Male Artist
Ghana Music Awards
Gospel Artiste of the Year
Vocal Performance of the year
Africa Gospel Music Awards
Artiste of the Year West Africa
CCML Ghana Gospel Awards
Best Praise Song of the year
MTN 4Syte Music Video Awards
Best Gospel Video of the year
Best Alternative Reggae
African Gospel Awards (UK)
Best Artist for West Africa
2012 Bass Awards -Alternate Song of the Year
2011 Gospel industry Awards
Best Male vocalist
Best Song Writer
Best Video of the Year
African Gospel Awards (UK) /Best Artist for West Africa
Kwadwo Safo Kantanka Biography Cars, Net Worth And Companies
Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka is a mysterious but great man to have surfaced on the earth.
He is a preacher, inventor, innovator, Physicist, Chemist, Biologist, agriculturalist, philanthropist and the Star of Africa.
He is the world’s greatest multi-dimensional scientist and technologist of all times and has carried out the greatest philanthropic activity in Ghana.
He funds all these exercises with revenue from his numerous investments.
He is also the founder of the Kristo Asafo church, Great KOSA network of companies and many other institutions. His mission is to redeem Africa from bondage.
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Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo Kantanka was born on 26th August 1948 at Bekwai in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
As a child, he had deep passion for science and technology. After closing from school, he would quickly do his home work and rush to the farm to get sticks for designing cars, helicopters, planes, etc.
He designed machines and automobiles that had never been seen in the town.
The level of wisdom displayed by the young Kwadwo Safo Kantanka through his speech and handicrafts astonished lots of people.
This earned him great respect from the community including the youth and the elderly.
Apart from his deep interest in studying nature, he loved sports. He was a very good footballer, musician and dancer.
It is therefore not surprising that he started manufacturing musical instruments at the early part of his life.
After basic school, he attended the Ghana Technical Works Institute in Kumasi. He thereafter had a three-year stint as a welder at the Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO).
Founding of Kristo Asafo
On the 3rd of February 1971, he founded his church, Kristo Asafo (Christ Reformed Church).
The infant Kristo Asafo faced some economic challenges. To solve these, Apostle Safo Kantanka embarked on preparing soaps that cured skin diseases.
Many were amazed to see a man of God roaming through towns and villages with soap on his head and advertising with his mouth to attract customers.
This made some people to question his legitimacy of being a man of God but Apostle Safo Kantanka was not bordered about this.
He knew he was a great man and had a special mission to accomplish on earth but it was just a matter of time.
He also embarked on selling cooking oil and foodstuff, farming, fishing and many other trades and entrepreneurial ventures.
He did all these alongside the preaching of the gospel.
From this humble beginning, it appeared to lots of people as a shock when they saw him donating the little he had to the poor and needy in society.
He also manually dug wells for villages and communities to aid them obtain good drinking water. All these were done wholeheartedly and free of charge.
Apostle Kwadwo Safo Kantanka and his Kristo Asafo were synonymous to philanthropy.
In 1980, Apostle Kwadwo Safo Kantanka began organising annual charity shows where lots of food stuff from his farms, clothing and other items were distributed to the poor and needed in society.
He also exhibited some of his inventions and innovations on such shows. In the year 2013 he organised the 33rd annual edition of the said show.
Apostle Dr Safo Kantanka and the Kristo Asafo are famous for philanthropy and service to the needy in society.
The Kristo Asafo started as a church in Accra New town without any branch. Today, the Kristo Asafo has 137 branches in Ghana and other international branches in Verona (Italy), London (United Kingdom) and the United States.
The Kristo Asafo (Christ reformed Church), apart from its believe in the trinity, also believe that the infinite intelligence that God has given to mankind is not limited to one race and that by hard work and perseverance through science and technology as demonstrated by its visionary leader, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, Africa will be redeemed.
Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka is a special Man of God. He preaches the gospel and performs miracles within and outside the congregation of his church.
From healing the sick; raising the dead; commanding the ground to split open for water and Tilapia to emerge and form a fish pond (at Adansie in Ashanti Region) and many other wonders beyond the scope of this text, he reminds people that “miracle is not my mission on earth”.
Kwadwo Safo Kantanka Investments
Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo Kantanka is a man of few words and an optimist. As industrious and business minded as he is, he has invested in many businesses including the following:
Great KOSA Company Limited: This is a conglomerate involved in inventions, innovations and other activities.
It has various divisions and sub-divisions such as the Foundry and Pattern Development division, Plant Medicine division, Building and Construction division, Mechanical and Automobile division, Radio and Transmission division, Electricals and electronics division etc.
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