Rapper, The Son is out with his latest single, West-Side Baby. The self-produced track is a spin off on 2pac’s famous hit, ‘Westside’. The song in released under Go Get Em Inc Ent / Woven Universe Records.
THE SON is his stage name but known in real life as Francis Ringel,
Even though the stage name suggested a root he is Ghanaian. Born and raised in Ashaiman, THE SON is obviously opened to what is known as Ghetto life in that side of the city. He is however a graduate from the Don Bosco technical training institute Tema/Ashaiman.
He started singing basically in 1988 and finally discovered his talent as a rapper, singer, and song writer in 1995. He has written, recorded and produced songs and directed underground artistes since he ascertained his career as a musician.
In this regards he holds a certificate in sound engineering from the Audio
institute of America.
THE SON has also performed at various music programs till date. His stage name formerly SON OF 2PAC, got numerous fans of the greatest legend 2PAC AMARU SHAKUR in to equivocation. Which means, “where on this earth, could it be possible, for 2PAC AMARU SHAKUR, to have a secret Son in Ghana and not in the U.S.A.?”
The truth of the matter is, he was named by some music fans of 2PAC here in Ghana, after they discovered his style of rap similar to 2PAC SHAKUR’S.
However, THE SON never had any idea or knowledge about any existed great musician named 2PAC SHAKUR until he made thorough research on 2PAC SHAKUR in 1996 to 2000 and found out, 2PAC SHAKUR was one of the reputable and respected legends in worlds musical history.
From then, THE SON never neglected the name he got from his fans initially as SON OF 2PAC. But he quickly took bold step and wise decision to create a unique name for himself as well, which is “THE SON”. Though certain people might not get it right with the elaboration, that’s the truth.
In Ghana, THE SON is identified as one of the incoming artistes who has constituted his style of music as “GHANAIAN HIP-HOP” which is shortened “GH HIPHOP”. He is even on the verge of being the “FOUNDER OF GH. HIPHOP”
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