I’m not imitating Agya Koo – Actor Justice Hymns
Fast rising Ghanaian actor widely known
among the Akan movie community as
Mmebusem has refuted claims that he
is imitating veteran actor Kofi Adu also
known as Agya Koo.
The actor who has since 2012 gathered
a reasonably large following explained
although he had had reviews from
people which suggested his craft has a
lot of similarities compared to that of
Agya Koo, he never believes imitating
anyone would be beneficial especially
when being real could see him far in
"My brother, why should I be an
imitation when people will always opt
for the original? Would you prefer an
original phone from the UK or America
to an imitation from China? No. I am
staying true to myself as that will pave
greater chances for me.
Agya Koo is a great actor and I would
wish to attain his height and even more
in terms of career but not to be him."
Born Justice Hymns, the actor started
his career in 2007 where he followed
movie producers around and help them
with production works on set. He
however had the chance to make one
scene appearances later until 2012
when he had a major role to play.
He has so far starred in several films
including Nsroma the Shoe Shine boy,
Electricity Power, Evangelist LilWin,
School girl and the latest being Agya
ne Oba , a movie which sees him and
his son try to outwit each other.
Early this year, he had had acted in a
movie "Agya Awieye" which was out
rightly bought by stakeholders from the
movie industry and prevented from
Speaking as to how he got the name
Mmebusem which means Proverbs, the
actor disclosed to www.nydjlive.com
that his regular reference to the book
of Proverbs led most of his friends to
call him Mmebusem.
Asked why he loved to refer to the book
of Proverbs, the actor explained he had
the passion to spread the word of God
to all humanity and therefore it
necessary to push it through the
"At times people think I joke with the
quotations I cite but the very ones who
check on them realize I make such
references to tally with the situation at
hand in the movies…… I do not only
quote from Proverbs as others think
but rather from the entire Bible."
Justice Hymns has promised to make his
fans proud as he takes on major roles.