Yaa Ledzi

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Nana Yaa Ledzi Ampofo aka Yaa Ledzi is a first generation Ghanaian American residing in a suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois,

Yaa Ledzi (aka Nana Yaa Ledzi Ampofo)  is a media enthusiast looking to break the mold. A 22 year old media powerhouse with a number of talents including video, radio,writing, and production work.

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Her media career started when she hosted the red carpet at the 2012 Afro-Entertainment Awards. In 2013, she joined Legend Media Network in 2013 with her debut mid afternoon show radio talk show ‘The Weekend Word’ and currently serves on the Executive Board. She has interviewed and worked with artists such as Iyanya, Shatta Wale, Naeto C, P Square, Emma Nyra, and more!

Yaa Ledzi is a huge fan of writing and currently produces this website which updates on world news and social events along with her current projects.

For the past three years, Yaa has attended, hosted, and helped organize major events in the city of Chicago; including social rallies, art exhibitions, and major artist concerts including: Iyanya, R2bees, Shatta Wale, P Square, and Naeto C. She has been featured as a Red Carpet host at the Afro-entertainment Awards, Macy’s Glamorama Fashion Show, and had a successful radio show featured on Legend Talk Radio: (the prime African radio station in Chicago). Yaa is known for her unique style of broadcasting information by sharing and depicting real, unbiased, informative issues, stories, people, and situations.

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Her witty sense of humor, along with her real and uncut perspectives, Yaa Ledzi calls attention to the issues that matter most. She is currently in the process of filming “Profile Spotlight: Ghanaians Abroad”; a show that takes a look at what different Ghanaians outside of Ghana are doing in their respective careers.

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“Media tends to be biased and one-sided, world views are greatly underrepresented and skewed in ways that lean toward sterotypes, ignorant assumptions, and incomplete presentations of information. I don’t want to be that. I want to tell the truth, I want to talk about things that matter. I want to ask the questions that make people uncomfortable. Comfort does not elicit change. I want to change the game”