A-Reece Career Timeline 2014-2018 (Oct)


A-Reece came into the main stream with Couldn’t, Featuring ex label mate Emtee. The song was his first biggest song also the first single off his debut album paradise. This song opened all the doors for the young king, also thanks to Emtee for delivering one of his best hooks of all time, of which its gave the song a spark.

Before he signed a deal with Ambitious Entertainment in 2014 he released his first single called Cassper’s picture, the song was dedicated his idol Cassper Nyovest under Raw x studios. Then later in october 2014 he released his first project “Browniez”, which had songs like 100 degreez and suga. Browniez did not give him exposure. So he did not release anything in 2015, until he got a recording deal with Ambitiouz Entertainment later in 2015 then he released Couldn’t. The song really gave him exposure and scored himself a lot of fans, and those who did not know about him went back to listen to his old stuff.

2016 must be the biggest year of his career, as he had about Four hits that year, Zimbali, Mgani, sebenza, paradise and he was also featured on songs like Ameni and Phumelela where his verse was removed on the video version. In October 2016 he then released his debut album Paradise, before that he realeased Cut Aways EP which was the songs that he believed were not good enough for the album. Both his EP and the album won him Best lyricist award on SA Hip Hop Awards 2016 and Paradise scored best Rap album nominees on 2017 Metro Fm Awards and SAMA Awards.

Early in 2017 he was one of the artists who decided to leave Ambitious Entertainment, complaining about the label robbing them from sales to shows/gigs. He decided to start his own thing instead of signing a deal with another label, as a result he started The Wrecking Crew, and took his homies like Flame, Ecco, wordz, Mashbeatz along with him. He then started releasing new music because Ambitiouz removed all his music from youtube, radio stations and adviced promoters to not book him if he is going to perform music that belongs to them. He then released songs like Loyal, Meanwhile in honeydew, feelings which was the leading single off his second album “From me to you & to you only”, that was released in october 2017 it also had songs like Rio Ft. Flame, Pride Ft. Rowlene, On my own, and About The Dough.

A-Reece is one of the hard working rappers in SA and likes to release new music every time. He started 2018 by releasing Sloppy which is cobsidered to be one of his lyrically strong songs. In may he released his three track EP (Gwan Big Up Yourself) which had Rich and Couldn’t have said it better 2. Last month he released his latest EP “And im only 21” whichis accepted verry well, it debuted on number 1 on itunes and apple music Hip hop charts.

By establishing The Wrecking Crew A-reece has given platform to artists like flame, who might be one of the biggest artists in country in one or two years. Flame released his EP last which had songs like Whole new lane and money today. But this year’s Do not Disturb EP which is collab project with producer and rapper Zoocci Coke Dope, Flame outdone and proved himself to be one of best new talent out here. This also helped Mashbeatz prove that he is one of the best producers in the country. Mashbeats produced almost half of A-Reece’s From me to you & to you only album. Besides that he has produced a lot of songs for the camp, he also just released his first album.

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