BIOGRAPHY OF GHANAIAN TV/RADIO BROADCASTER RAS GENERAL
Emmanuel Amoah (born 1989) known as Ras General is a multiple nominated Radio/Tv Personality, Events/ Music Promoter, Content Creator, Entertainment Pundit, and Brand Strategist for over decade experience to his credit.
Early Life and Education
Ras General was born on 14th September,1989 at Nkusukum Opem, a small village in the Nkusukum Traditional Area in the Central Region, Ghana. He started his basic education at Victory International School, moved to Saltpond Roman Catholic Boys Primary/JSS and later to Saltpond Methodist Senior High School (MEHISCO).
Growing up, he had the innermost passion and always dreamt of two prestigious careers, either to become a military soldier with diligent to serve his country, or to become a world known Broadcast Journalist whose topmost priority is to speak for the speechless.
His enthusiasm to become a soldier was stronger so he tried several times to get recruited in the Ghana Armed Force but all failed. He decided to pursue his second career journalism.
Before completing senior high school, He was already in understudy with a former well-known criminal investigation print media named “JURYNEWSPAPER GHANA” in 2009, which exposed him to learn and researched a lot on how to report about criminal investigative issues.
As an aspired research reporter, he had the opportunity to attend court sections with his senior journalists at Supreme Court, High Court, Coco Affairs, and others, anytime he was on vacation.
With this exposure, General after senior high school pursued a professional course in Broadcast Journalism at Focus World Institute where he graduated with First Class Upper Diploma student and majored in TV/Radio Presentation, Media Law and Ethics, News-casting, Reporting, Disc Jockeying(Djing) and Marketing/Advertising.
His focus and determination made him a favorite of his lecturer which later ended him becoming a teaching assistant in the media studies department of his institution after graduation.
MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE
Ras General’s journalism career became very interesting and demanding when he moved to Golden Star Fm at Agona Swedru in the Central Region for his internship in 2012. He played as DJ, doubled as producer to various on-air programs consistently for six (6) months and then moved to Kantinka FM where he produced “REGGAE HOUR SHOW” with Ras Disko.
He moved to First Class Media College in 2013, as an Administrator and a junior Lecturer where he trained students to become professional journalists.
In 2014, He was officially called to join Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndum’s Group Ndum(Enyidado FM) where he started his own reggae/dancehall show dubbed “LESSON TYM” to finally explore his all-time Study and love for Rastafari, Black Liberation, and Reggae music.
His vibration and Education on his program trooped in huge audience and fanbase to the radio station and also increased his listenership.
Ras General’s hobby of listening to reggae music every second of his life did not just make him a great reggae presenter but also motivated him to write overwhelming and life-touching quotes to inspire others.
With this experience, Ras increased his credentials as Junior Lecturer for Positive Media College, Great Oak Professional Institute, Programs Director/Presenter at Great Oak Radio, Writer/PR for Mboxghana, General Manager/Presenter at Markk Radio, General Manager/Presenter at Supreme Africa Radio, Events/Record Label/ Artiste Brand Manager at Supreme Africa, Presenter at AG Radio/Tv, Promotion Manager(Reggae/dancehall Department) at Apprisemusic, Host of Rasta’s Circles Show on ITV and currently Administrator for Landco Global Enterprise and CEO of RG TV EXCLUSIVE.
The first Ghanaian to be featured in Jus’Jah Magazine London : (2019/2020 Spring)
Nominated for Central Media Awards ‘Best Reggae Show Host of the Year’ (Rastas’ Circles) : (2019/2020)
Nominated for Africa Youth Showbiz Awards’ Best African Radio /TV Personality of the Year: (2020/2021)
Nominated for 1st African Awards ‘Best TV host of the Year’ and ‘Best Social Media Influencer of the Year’ : (2021/2022)
Nominated for Africa Youth Showbiz Awards ‘Best TV host of the Year’ and ‘Best Social Media Influencer of the Year’ : (2021/2022)
With his mark as one of Ghana’s best reggae/dancehall promoters, Ras General has worked with Blakk Rasta(Ghana), REdfyah(Ghana), Knii Lante(Ghana), Kahpun(Ghana), Empress Massina(Zimbabwe), King Lorde(UK) ,Neko Xcellent (USA) MMG FOUNDATION(Ghana), Elis Koina(Ghana), etc.
Social Media Handles:
Facebook: Real Ras General
YouTube: RG TV EXCLUSIVE