Michael Blackson Sells Peanuts On The Streets Of Accra, Bemoans Low Profits

Michael Blackson Sells Peanuts On The Streets Of Accra, Bemoans Low Profits

  • Popular Ghana-born American comedian, Michael Blackson, has tasked himself to experience what street hawkers go through on a daily basis to make means
  • He decided to try to sell some peanuts on the streets of Accra in order to make some profit at the end of the day
  • Many people upon seeing the video laughed at the comedian with some sharing in his struggle of trying to make it on Accra's streets

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Popular American-Ghanaian-Liberian actor and comedian, Michael Blackson, has been caught selling peanuts on the streets of Accra.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Twitter page of Michael Blackson, he was seen carrying on his head a pan filled with peanuts.

Michael Blackson
Michael Blackson. Photo Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

He wore a simple all-black outfit while trying to experience what it takes hawkers to make their daily bread in the capital city. Michael Blackson is known for wearing fur coats and lavish clothes. However for the sake of this task, he wore a black shirt and a black shorts with a pair of black slides.

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He wasn't able to make enough sales from selling the peanuts and thus captioned the post:

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In these Accra streets literally making just peanuts

People react to Michael Blackson selling peanuts on the street of Accra


Streets are hard Mardasurker


Lmao this man out here shouting nkatie


When you get money, someone's serious job becomes your hobby eei


Lmfaoooooooo I'd laugh so much if I saw this


Been meaning to try this one day.


Really praying he doesn't get frustrated by the system and leave. Could tell he really love the country but I know my people. They can frustrate you until you quit n move back to where you came from with all your plans

Ghanaian-American Comedian Michael Blackson Makes Bitter Complaint About Cost Of Living In Ghana

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Ghana-born American comedian Michael Blackson has been in Ghana for a while now. He seems to be enjoying his stay, doing some charity work and trying to have a positive impact on the lives of people in the motherland.

However, it seems the high cost of living in the country has finally got to him. Blackson, who is a millionaire in dollars, could not believe how high the cost of goods was in the country. In a Twitter post, he said:

C’mon Ghana why are things so damn expensive? I just tried to buy furniture and appliances and they are over twice the price of what they cost me in the U.S.

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Geraldine Amoah (Entertainment editor) Geraldine Amoah is an Entertainment Editor at YEN.com.gh. She pursued Business Administration at Ashesi University and graduated in 2020. She has over 3 years of experience in journalism. Geraldine's professional career in journalism started at Myjoyonline at Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. You can reach out to her at geraldine.amoah@yen.com.gh.

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