Kumawood actor and skit maker Ras Nene has opened up on his past life as he discloses that he started smoking at age 8.
Ras Nene also known as Dr. Likee shared his past in a recent interview with Delay. According to him, aside from smoking at a tender age, he later matured into peddling drugs as a big-time business.
Ras Nene disclosed that growing up he lived with his mother’s sister who owned a drinking spot at Tafo, one of the popular towns in Kumasi.
He revealed that his aunty used to leave her shop where she sold alcoholic beverages, and cigarettes where she goes out to run errands. Ras Nene disclosed that he noticed how the adults used to drink and smoke in the shop and started practicing the same.
“I worked at a bar when I was young. Sometimes when people come to the bar and they are done smoking, I pick the last piece from the ground and hide to smoke it. That was how it all started.
Later I meet another stubborn kid who was just like me, he introduced me to weed smoking. Dr. Likee (Ras Nene) disclosed to Delay.
“My mother warned and advised me to quit smoking on several occasions but I never paid heed to her,” he added.
“I became stubborn because I was earning some money from my scraps trade and the smoking habit made things worse.
My mother would sit me down severally to advise me but I wouldn’t listen and gradually I was introduced to wee by a friend,” he told Delay.