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Music Mon, 31 May 2004

Gospel Music And Event Promotions To Spread to Africa

Steve Kelly Kudjoe has been appointed to the Director of Promotions with the International Division of UNDaGround Communications Marketing Group. He will head the promotions team in West Africa and will be responsible for Gospel promotions in the African Continent. While in this position, he will oversee the planning, coordination, and implementation of all initiatives related to Gospel music and ensure an outstanding dialogue and fellowship with the people of Africa and American Gospel music artists, ministries, faith based organizations and businesses, etc.

"Creating the position of Promotions Director for the African Continent is a key step in our progression towards the spreading of the Gospel all over the world, and we are delighted to have Steve Kudjoe in this pivotal role. Steve brings to our team a wealth of experience and expertise in planning for the African continent. The combination of his consulting work in West Africa and his present affiliation with the Ghana Education Project further enriches his abilities to actualize all the wonderful possibilities for making this fellowship between the two countries a celebrated success. We are delighted to welcome him to the UndaGround family," said Jamar Johnson, CEO.

"Steve Kudjoe is a true blessing. Although we are a business, our overall mission is absolutely unfolding. We will have the ability through the business of promotions, to spread the Good News and the Gospel to so many people outside of our home country. We are excited that we will be able to offer the people of Africa as well as our own Gospel artists the opportunity to network and fellowship together. I am absolutely elated to have him on my team. I look forward to the great works he will do in the near future," stated Malika Smith, COO.

A graduate of Asuansi Technical College, West Africa, Steve is currently the Country's Director for the Ghana Education Project which provides community development work in Ghana. He currently formulates and implements policies, work with local leaders in developing strategic plans for HIV/AIDS education and assist volunteers in developing cross cultural dialogue in community relations. He is also an Instructor for the African Drumming Ensemble.

Steve Kudjoe joins Roderick Hutchinson as Promotion Director and will report to Malika Smith, Chief Operating Officer who is in charge of the National/International Promotions Division. UndaGround Communications Marketing Group, Inc. is becoming a highly recognized marketing, promotions and media company. Its operations include: The UndaGround Online, a leading internet destination for the Arts & Entertainment Community located at www.theundaground.net; The Gospel Joint! Online, also a fast growing internet destination for the Gospel Music Community; Club Praize Entertainment, the leading Christian Event Promotions Group that includes Club Praize Christian Club & Cafe; Mo' Praize Music Group, which includes R&P (Rhythm & Praise) Records Music label with a 50% interest in the East Coast based Gospel Music label.

UndaGround Communications Marketing Group prestigious client list includes: BET Gospel Programming, The Apollo Theater, Minister Ralph Lofton, Jr. Gospel Comedian Brenda O, Gospel Comedian E. Denise Peoples, Rev. Joe Clark & The Anointed Sons, The Exciting Stephen Singers, Milan Couture Clothing Design (Paris-New York), Roc-a-Fella Records, MTV and VH1.



Steve Kelly Kudjoe has been appointed to the Director of Promotions with the International Division of UNDaGround Communications Marketing Group. He will head the promotions team in West Africa and will be responsible for Gospel promotions in the African Continent. While in this position, he will oversee the planning, coordination, and implementation of all initiatives related to Gospel music and ensure an outstanding dialogue and fellowship with the people of Africa and American Gospel music artists, ministries, faith based organizations and businesses, etc.

"Creating the position of Promotions Director for the African Continent is a key step in our progression towards the spreading of the Gospel all over the world, and we are delighted to have Steve Kudjoe in this pivotal role. Steve brings to our team a wealth of experience and expertise in planning for the African continent. The combination of his consulting work in West Africa and his present affiliation with the Ghana Education Project further enriches his abilities to actualize all the wonderful possibilities for making this fellowship between the two countries a celebrated success. We are delighted to welcome him to the UndaGround family," said Jamar Johnson, CEO.

"Steve Kudjoe is a true blessing. Although we are a business, our overall mission is absolutely unfolding. We will have the ability through the business of promotions, to spread the Good News and the Gospel to so many people outside of our home country. We are excited that we will be able to offer the people of Africa as well as our own Gospel artists the opportunity to network and fellowship together. I am absolutely elated to have him on my team. I look forward to the great works he will do in the near future," stated Malika Smith, COO.

A graduate of Asuansi Technical College, West Africa, Steve is currently the Country's Director for the Ghana Education Project which provides community development work in Ghana. He currently formulates and implements policies, work with local leaders in developing strategic plans for HIV/AIDS education and assist volunteers in developing cross cultural dialogue in community relations. He is also an Instructor for the African Drumming Ensemble.

Steve Kudjoe joins Roderick Hutchinson as Promotion Director and will report to Malika Smith, Chief Operating Officer who is in charge of the National/International Promotions Division. UndaGround Communications Marketing Group, Inc. is becoming a highly recognized marketing, promotions and media company. Its operations include: The UndaGround Online, a leading internet destination for the Arts & Entertainment Community located at www.theundaground.net; The Gospel Joint! Online, also a fast growing internet destination for the Gospel Music Community; Club Praize Entertainment, the leading Christian Event Promotions Group that includes Club Praize Christian Club & Cafe; Mo' Praize Music Group, which includes R&P (Rhythm & Praise) Records Music label with a 50% interest in the East Coast based Gospel Music label.

UndaGround Communications Marketing Group prestigious client list includes: BET Gospel Programming, The Apollo Theater, Minister Ralph Lofton, Jr. Gospel Comedian Brenda O, Gospel Comedian E. Denise Peoples, Rev. Joe Clark & The Anointed Sons, The Exciting Stephen Singers, Milan Couture Clothing Design (Paris-New York), Roc-a-Fella Records, MTV and VH1.



Source: ghanamusic.com