Yaw Sarpong-Kumankuma is a committed, spirited and dynamic executive with vast music industry, events production, sales experience and knowledge. He holds a proven track record with a substantial network of A-list talents and
Yaw loves music; a passion which grew at a tender age when he was introduced to African melodies and music from Baba Mal, Youssou N’dour, Salif Keita,
Angelique Kidjoe, Ladysmith Black Mombazo, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba and Osibisa. His strong ability to appreciate music was due to the fact that he
could appreciate music in languages he couldn’t speak.
He holds a BA in Industrial Art with a major in Management and Enterpreneural
skills from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST),
Yaw gathered extensive skills in sales after working with Delta Air Lines and Metro TV as a salesman. Yaw loves networking with talented people in the music and entertainment industry to pave his own path of success. He has a passion for finding, developing and managing exceptional music artists; an attribute that has been of benefit to many artists and performers in Ghana and beyond. With his background as a creative, He also has a special interest in Art direction and Production, an additional strength that adds to his great taste and sense of detail.
Yaw’s major influences include Attukwei Okai, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, Sean Combs and Idris Elba.
His vision is to become an instrument of change in the music and A&R business
in Africa and at large, the world.