Ayigbe Edem, the Ghanaian rapper who hails from the Volta region is putting up a strong fight against the stereotyping of his ethnic group, Ewe.
The rapper who is seen as the one who publicized Ewe rap music, has for the past few weeks, being fighting tribal bigots on his social media platforms.
Since the ousting of the former Auditor General, Daniel Yao Domelovo from office and labelling him as a Togolese, he started a campaign to stop the long held myths about his tribe.
He has taken his latest fight to the author of the Ghana Education Service approved “Golden English” textbook for Basic 4 learners.
In the book, there’s a part where the author wrote something that is considered derogatory by a section of Ewes including Edem.
The rapper took shots of the book and shared on his twitter handle whiles advising the author, Okyere Baafi to revise his book before publishing.
Read his plea below.
Okyere Baafi….It would be good to put respect on my people and revise your book….All narratives like this,make us deepen the crack on issues surrounding us….#Gbevunation #Gogetem pic.twitter.com/65tmWxvWCB
— Goget’em (@iamedem) March 9, 2021