Kumawood actor, Ras Nene has spoken out about his difficult childhood experiences, claiming that he was introduced to smoking at the age of (8) eight.
The comic actor, Ras Nene who is also known as Dr Likee shared his past in a recent interview with Delay.
He claims that, aside from smoking at a young age, he later matured into a big-time drug dealer.
According to Ras Nene growing up as a child, he lived with his mother’s sister, who ran a bar in Tafo, one of Kumasi’s most popular towns.
He revealed that his aunty would leave her shop, where she sold alcoholic beverages and cigarettes, to run errands.
Ras Nene revealed that he observed the adults drinking and smoking in the shop and began doing 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 several times to counsel me, but I refused, and eventually I was introduced to wee by a friend,” he told Delay.