The Ghana Education Service in the Upper Region has honoured rapper Raz Wormz for his contributions towards creating a better society. At a short ceremony at the GES Regional Directorate in Bolgatanga, the musician who works in the non-teaching division of the service received a citation of honour from the region’s education director.
Born Michael Asampana Abembila but known by his stage name Raz Wormz, the Bongo-born rapper has been a huge player in the art and entertainment industry in the Upper East Region and northern Ghana at large.
And despite his busy schedule as a musician, his commitment to his work with the Ghana Education Service is unmatched. Such dedication and passionate contribution to creating a better world through education have now earned him his second major recognition from the GES in the space of two years.
In 2020, Raz Wormz won the 1st runner-up position in the Non-Teaching Category at the Ghana Teacher Prize awards after winning the Upper East edition to represent the region at the nationals.
The talented and versatile poetic rapper who mostly tells stories in his rap songs using proverbs in a poetic manner uses his talent to educate the youth and promote peace and development. In 2019, he was enskinned as the “Development Chief” by the Akulyoo Chief in Bongo with the title “Yelkigila Maaltinga Naba”.
In presenting him the citation, the Upper East Regional Education Director praised him for his positive influence as is seen in the lyrics of his songs, philanthropy and performance at the national level.
After receiving his citation, Raz Wormz expressed his excitement about the honour and also outlined his plans.
“I feel honoured and motivated to do more. I am hoping to file for the global awards next year,” Raz Wormz.
Raz Wormz who hails from Bongo in the Upper East Region has produced a number of hit songs over the years including Tariya Tariya, Asaala, Mama, Valentina, Virgin and La Kan Poe Sem. He has worked with artists such as Collins Sark, Pandy and others.