Chicago-based Ghanaian rapper, Reezon is set to give Ghanaians an exclusive listening of carefully selected tracks via his album, ‘I Am the ReeZon 2.0’ on December 30, at the Rockstone’s Office. Earlier in the year, Reezon released ‘I Am the ReeZon 1.0’ digitally on iTunes, Amazon and Rhapsody, with thousands of downloads already to his credit. ‘I Am the ReeZon 2.0’ is a re-release of that album for promotion in Ghana and it features a mix of hiphop, hiplife and highlife tunes.
The album includes hit songs like ‘Rock Your Body’ ft Moe SBW & Toks, and ‘Drinks on Me’. The launch and the exposure party of ReeZon will also be supported by fellow artistes, Jayso, Rico Verse, Replay, Padlock and more.
Born Richard Sowah in Ghana, Reezon moved to the United States to pursue higher education after graduating from Morning Star School in Accra. Before moving to the States, ReeZon was with NFL (Native Funk Lords) not as a member, but as neighbours who shared common musical ideas. Growing up, he saw the musical trio as his mentors. In the States, he acquired knowledge in Electrical Engineering but still managed to do music intermittently till the completion of his degree
He has been an underground artist for 2 years; this was to enable him work on himself. ReeZon has blended a number of genres to suit his style. He does Afro Pop, Afro Hip Hop, Hip Life and Hip Hop. Aside being an artiste, he also owns a music label, Rych Entertainment. He released his first album ‘I Am The Reason’ on the label in May 2010. The album has tracks like ‘Drinks On Me’, ‘Commort 4 Derr’, ‘Reezon’, ‘Don’t Let Go’, ‘The Struggle’, ‘Good Year 2010’, ‘Korruption’ and ‘Yaa Asantewaa’.
ReeZon raps in Ga, Twi, English and Pidgin. Musically, he is influenced by Reggie Rockstone, NFL, M.anifest, Sway, Blitz, Mr. Max, Obrafour, Jayso, J Town, and Peer Pressure.