Reggie Rockstone Biography, Net Worth

Reggie Rockstone Biography, Net Worth

Reggie Rockstone Biography

Reggie Rockstone (Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei, “the Godfather of Hiplife”) is a Ghanaian rapper . He was born in the United Kingdom but lived his early years in Ghana in Kumasi and Accra. He has been living in Ghana continuously since he pioneered the Hip-Life movement in 1994.
Reggie Rockstone

Reggie Rockstone Net Worth

$5 Million
Nationality: Ghana
Group: VVIP
Profession: Dancer, Actor
Education: Achimota School

1994 became the watershed or turning point in his entertainment career. The rap scene in London was not rewarding enough. He returned to Accra to encounter a whole generation of people grooving to African-American rythms, all heavily influenced by the same elements of Hip Hop that he knew all too well.

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He had an ingenious idea! Use the hip hop beats with authentic phat production and lace it with true African dialect; The Akan language of Twi. It became the tool to make such butter classics as “Sweetie, Sweetie”, “Tsoo Boi”, “Nightlife in Accra” and “Agoo” from his debut album in 1997 entitled “Makaa! Maka!”. Launched on an independent label called KASSA RECORDS that he partly owns, Reggie Rockstone has reached Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians across four continents.

Reggie Rockstone is credited as the pioneer of hiplife or Kasahara music in Ghana and like some masters of the art of hip hop, he has proclaimed his retirement and out of retirement several times. His specialty in Asante Twi and is incredibly well versed in English too. He is internationally acclaimed, with several performances throughout West Africa, the UK, France, USA and Switzerland.

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Since his exciting debut album, Makaa Maka in the early 1990s, he has shown longevity and maintained his grasp on the genre with successive albums such as Me Na Me Kae, Me Ka and Last Show; and has also produced and managed several other young talents. He has won a Kora Award for his video Ah and has performed with international artists like Shaggy and Beenieman. Reggie recently announced that he was switching from hip life to hip-hop with his hit song, Peaches featuring Sway.

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