Bro. Philemon known in real life as Ishmael Philemon Ackon is a Christian, song writer, singer and composer who was born in Kumasi, but currently lives in China. He however resides in Takoradi whenever he is in Ghana.
Growing up, he had so many influences through church music and had the support of his parents; Mrs. Beatrice Ivy Ackon and the late Rev Emmanuel Eddie E Ackon of the Methodist Church of Ghana.
He holds a music certificate from the University of Education, Winneba aside his Bachelor’s degree in fine Arts from the University Of Ghana, where he majored in Theater Management.
Bro Philemon is also a producer and businessman being the CEO of P&D MPC HK Company Limited based in Hong Kong as well as Philemon’s Supply Management SZ Company Limited based in Shenzhen, China.
His main aim of being in the Gospel Music Industry is to impact lives with the Word of God through this soul inspiring music.
Bro Philemon’s new album timely titled “M’asan Aba” was released under the reputable Ai-Phil Muzik GH which is part of Bro. Philemon’s group of companies. It is made up of some intriguing collaborations from Morris Babyface, George Spartz on guitars, Alexandra, OJ and Senam.
He has travelled to such countries as Hong Kong, Macau, Egypt, Dubai, Ethiopia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, UK, Belgium, Norway, Thailand and the Philippines to fulfill this mission.
Bro Philemon’s maiden album is also a heartfelt dedication to his late father.
He is a worshipper at the Shekou International Fellowship, Shenzhen, China, and married with two daughters.
AFRICA GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS 2014 –NOMINATION: Artist of The year (Middle East/Asia), AFRICA GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS 2013 – Artist of The year (Middle East/Asia), GHANA GOSPEL INDUSTRY AWARDS 2013- Collaboration Of The Year, Song Writer Of The Year (Nominated).
You’ll find more info about him at www.philemonmuzik.com