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Rockstone, born Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei ( referred to as the Godfather of Hiplife in Ghana) is a Ghanaian rapper and dancer.

He was born on the 11th of April, 1964 in the United Kingdom.

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Rockstone is the son of famous Ghanaian fashion designer Ricky “Ricci” Ossei known as Saint Ossei.

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Let’s take a look at his biography below.

Rockstone Real Name

He was born Reginald Yaw Asante Ossei but goes by the stage name Rockstone.

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Rockstone Age

He was born on the 11th of April, 1964 in the United Kingdom. He is 56 years old as of the year 2020.

Rockstone Hometown

He hails from Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana but was born in the UK.

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Rockstone Parents

He was born to the late fashion designer Ricky ‘Ricci’ Osei. There is little or no knowledge of the mother of Rockstone.

Rockstone Early Life and Education

Reggie, born in the United Kingdom on April 11th, 1964. He lived in the UK for a number of years and moved to Ghana.

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He attended Soul Clinic International School after moving from London at a young age.

He acquired his high school education at Achimota School and moved back to London to finish a drama school.

Reggie Rockstone Personal Life

Reggie got married to Zilla Limann, a trained medical practitioner and the sixth child of the third president of Ghana, Dr. Hilla Limann.

Reggie Rockstone 

Reggie and his wife Zilla attended the same primary education at Soul clinic international school and had secondary education at Achimota School as well.

They both have a lot in common, especially in physical looks as they both love dreadlocks. Their love for art and music is also immeasurable.

Reggie Rockstone and Son

Reggie has a son and two daughters with his wife Zilla. However, he also has an older daughter as a result of a previous relationship.

Reggie Rockstone Career

Rock stone career began when he joined the hip hop movement early 80’s as a dancer.

This made him stand out, and in 1990 he got engaged with a fascinating group; the PLZ who were known for their parables, lingua, and slangs.

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Building his career in London was challenging. This made him decide to test the grounds of his hometown, Accra.

Getting back, he was overwhelmed to see a large audience flowing with the African American rhythm. They couldn’t help but enjoy the hip hop that was trending on the streets of Accra.

When he started the hiplife movement later that year in Accra, he thought of a way to spice things up, to add creativity to the existing. That was when he decided to create a combination of Hip hop beats and authentic African dialect.

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In the early 1990s after the release of groundbreaking Makaa Makaa album, he grew in the industry and made several other records, some of which include; “Me Na Me Kae,” “Last Show “and so on.

In 2012, he was selected to be a judge in the fifth edition of the Malta Guinness Street dance Competition and also a judge of the maiden edition of the Glo X-Factor Africa.

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In 2009, he was made Ambassador for Globacom to endorse their brand in Ghana.

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He introduced Rockstone Condoms, which is his own brand of the contraceptive to the Ghanaian market in August 2013.

He did this to combat the plague of HIV and AIDS in the world.

Reggie has joined the legendary group VIP currently known as VVIP.

Reggie Rockstone

Their first single “Selfie” with the group was an exceptional hit which won lots of awards.

Reggie’s excellence and style led to the release of their latest album called “Skolom,”

He won the “Best African Video” at Kora Awards 2004. He has also won numerous awards as a member of hip life group, VVIP.

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The group has so far won over 10 local and international awards including three “Best Group of the Year” awards at the VGMA.

Reggie Rock stone owns an ultra-modern lounge, nouveau style pub and convertible club.

This establishment is popularly known as “Django bar,” located in cantonment behind the Ghana police headquarters in Accra.

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Reggie Rockstone Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

His official Instagram username is @reggierockstone711. He is known on Twitter as @ReggieRockstone. His Facebook account is simply Reggie Rockstone.

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source: www.wikipedia.org; www.ghanaweb.com; www.ghanabase.com

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