The young Ghanaian US soldier about whom news broke recently for making Ghana proud through music and philanthropy in the States is soon to hit the screens with his appearance in the popular American TV series titled Hawaii Five-O. The TV series which started in 2010 and have a total of about a 1908 series casts will see the young Ghanaian joining in the 9th season as a police trainee in the Police Academy who is learning what it takes to be a police officer. The season is set to be released in September 2018.
About the Movie
Created by Peter M. Lenkov, Leonard Freeman and Alex Kurtzman, Hawaii Five-O is an American action police procedural television series that premiered on Monday, September 20, 2010, on CBS. The series is the re-imagining of the original series which aired on CBS from 1968 to 1980. Like the original series, the show follows an elite state police task force set up to fight major crimes in the state of Hawaii. The task force answers only to the call of the Governor of the state of Hawaii and is given full immunity and means. The team investigates crimes ranging from terrorism to kidnapping, as well as murder and robberies. The show which won the Favorite New TV Drama at the 37th People’s Choice Awards in 2011 won several other awards over the years. The show was also in the Guinness World Records 2012 for the “Highest-Rated New Show In The U.S” with a record of 19.34 million viewers for its January 23, 2011 episode, Kai e’e. The show had a massive positive effect on Hawaii’s economy as businesses that were featured in the episodes saw rise in sales and there was an increase in visits to Hawaii site by tourists as based on viewing the series.
What this means to Ghana
With a lot of Ghanaians making waves in the international movie scene, Solomon’s appearance in the soon-to-come season 9 of the Hawaii Five-O series becomes a plus and a pride to Ghana. Like the big names such as Peter Mensah, Boris Kodjoe, Joey Ansah, Abraham Attah, Freema Agyemang and the more others, we look forward to see Solomon Ennin who hails from Tarkwa in the Western Region pick up supporting and leading roles in international movies and also stare in more shows. This shows how great young Ghanaians keep working hard to lift the flag of the country higher.
About Solomon Ennin
Solomon Ennin is a young Ghanaian U.S soldier who was born in Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. He is an inspirational speaker, a preacher and a musician. He is the founder of We Can Foundation, a charitable organization that seeks to improve the living condition of those living in deprived rural and peri-urban areas. He has to his credit two music albums and a music video titled “Higher”. He attended the Columbus State Community College and the Ohio School for Phlebotomy.
The saying that “it is only the child that has never travelled that says her mom is the best cook” is very true and evident. Until we make explorations about our own story and worth, we will never discover who we are and what we have. An article recently found on a blog site in the States in profiling the top five young Ghanaians making Ghana proud featured a young Ghanaian in the US Army as number one. Born in Ghana to Mr. Emmanuel Ennin and Mrs. Comfort Afrane Yeboah, young Solomon Ennin is now a Ghanaian US soldier who doubles as a musician. Solomon Ennin is an inspirational speaker, a song writer, a philanthropist and a musician based in the United States of America. We might have seen his likes but not his type because it is so hard and rare to come across a young Ghanaian who doubles as a musician and a soldier in the States.
Solomon was born at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana. He attended the Columbus State Community College and the Ohio School for Phlebotomy. Solomon started music at a very tender age and his first song was a thanksgiving song which came to him one day as he was thinking on what he wants to do in life. Poverty which has shattered so many dreams in our country and the African continent nearly laid its hands on the dreams of Solomon as he went through some financial constraints and lack of good guidance that he had to endure.
After writing twenty five songs but could not record it then due to some financial constraints and guidance, Mr. Ennin started doing two different jobs at a time in other to save up some money to follow his dreams and aspirations. And like the stories of almost all upcoming musicians, Solomon lost his first chance to record after the studio said he couldn’t proceed with no legit reason, he then lost his appointment and the money paid wasn’t refunded back to him. God being so graceful, he recorded his first and second albums which were launched in August 2016. He has to his credit two music albums and a music video with the song titled “Higher” being his favourite of all. His album titled “Nsenku” was widely sold during and after the launch of the album and this got his fame to continue growing over the whole of US.
Mr. Ennin who is also known as Rhema Blessed is industrious and passionate about transforming lives and making impact through his ministry; the Rhema Ministry. The Rhema Blessed Ministries is geared toward “impacting the world with good, quality and Spirit-filled songs” which America is already witnessing. Having joined the US Army last year, Solomon hopes to extend more help to the less privileged in his home country through his ministry and through his partnership with Marcus Anafu “The Youngest CEO and Philanthropist in Ghana”.
Solomon is on a course to reach out to people in rural areas, peri-urban and the less privileged ones in Ghana through his “WE CAN” campaign. Rhema Blessed believes that a simple act of kindness can cause a great impact and change in people’s lives. A young military man who is making waves in music in United States of America being a Ghanaian is in fact a blessing and a pride for Ghana as a country. Ghana has indeed found a young and talented young man who will carry up the mantle and change the face of music and ministry in Ghana and in other parts of the world. He is indeed our new artist and our new discovery.