Derrick Ashong On Creating ‘The Mic: Africa,’ A Music Competition To Highlight The African Diaspora

Derrick N. Ashong is founder and host of “The Mic: Africa.”


Derrick N. Ashong, born in Accra, Ghana, and raised  in the United States, is the content creator and businessman behind AMP Global Technologies and the Take Back the Mic app, a platform that rewards consumers who discover and share trending  content with ad-supported mobile data. 

“Our team at AMP Global is committed to expanding internet access and creativity for communities around the world,” says Ashong. During the  global pandemic, he launched and hosted the first season of The Mic: Africa, a

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