You may just call it the new holy city. The rate at which the world converges in December at that spot each year is becoming a little more glaring.
Many foreigners of black heritage and diasporans have made it a pilgrimage to visit Ghana, now the most sought-after destination for revelers.
While some embark on this journey for ancestral reconnection (for Black Americans) while others see it as an opportunity to tour the land of rich heritage.
This year was no different as the yuletide has seen a myriad of familiar on-screen faces in the limelight walk the streets of Accra, Ghana.
The possibilities in this blend, however, cannot be underestimated.
On the back of this, The Culture Joint has compiled a list of internationally-acclaimed celebrities who visited the country from December 2022 through to January 2023.
American rapper, Meek Mill has a time of his life while in Ghana ahead of his show at Afro Nation.
The Basketball Africa League (BAL) held a meet-up at Kozo Restaurant in Accra. There, stakeholders in sports, fashion, showbiz, and creative art from Africa and beyond converged.
That was where American rapper, Jidenna was first sighted.
Bas was spotted enjoying Accra’s nightlife in one of the popular bars in the city.
Olu of EarthGang
🇺🇸Rapper and Dreamville signee, Olu of @EarthGang spotted at Labadi beach in Accra with #BlackPanther superstar, 🇬🇧🇬🇭British-born Ghanaian actress, Michaela Coel.— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 1, 2023
Note that his label-mate, Bas, is also having a time of his life in the same country. pic.twitter.com/COTu0Cjusb
Black Panther actress, Michaela Coel
Jamaican-American musician and singer, Masego, known for incorporating the saxophone into his music has also visited the West African country.
This was special. I listened to “Soweto” my entire flight so it was in my spirit. pic.twitter.com/2d7QtgVo8v— Maségo (@UncleSego) December 31, 2022
US singer and songwriter, Lucky Daye also made a surprise appearance at Polo Beach Club in Accra.
RnB recording artist and actress from Chicago, Kiara Lanier, is also in Ghana.
Kiara has also been featured in Empire, American Idol, and The Chi.
RnB recording artist and actress from 🇺🇸Chicago, Kiara Lanier, is in Ghana 🇬🇭— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 1, 2023
Kiara has also featured in Empire, American Idol, The Chi. pic.twitter.com/YXK37qCL2F
Dotty of Apple Music’s The Dotty Show
I said I wouldn’t be out til 6am for two nights in a row. Ghana laughed at me and said “that’s right, tonight we will make it 6:30 instead.”— Dotty (@TheDottyShow) December 29, 2022
Charlamagne tha God
🇺🇸American rapper, poet, and record producer, No Name (@noname) is in Ghana. She was in the audience at @chancetherapper’s #BlackStarLine summit at the Accra International Conference Centre today. 🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/fqkACz8j78— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 3, 2023
Coodie and Chike
🇺🇸American filmmakers who created Kanye West’s documentary, 🎥‘Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy’, Coodie (@coodierock) and Chike (@ChikeOzah) are in Ghana🇬🇭. The duo are also behind West’s music videos including ‘Jesus Walks’ and ‘Through the Wire’. I spotted them on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/aPXBMiWErC— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 4, 2023
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