Reggie Rockstone Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Spouse, Awards, Instagram, Height, Songs, Children, Siblings

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Reginald Yaw Asante Osei, famously known as Reggie Rockstone, is a multi-talented individual from Ghana who has successfully established himself as not only a rapper but also a musician, songwriter, dancer, and actor. 

His immense contribution to the music industry led to him being bestowed with the prestigious title of the “King of Hiplife.” 

Through his pioneering efforts in the early 1990s, the unique Ghanaian hip-hop subgenre, hiplife, gained recognition and popularity.


  • Full Name: Reginald Yaw Asante Osei
  • Stage Name: Reggie Rockstone
  • Born: April 11, 1964
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birthplace: Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghana
  • Occupation: rapper 
  • Height: unknown
  • Parent: Ricci Osei
  • Siblings: Keitta Osei
  • Spouse: Zilla Limann
  • Children: Ricci, Zuzu, and Rehji-Zaida
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $5 million to $15 million

Early Life And Education

 Reggie Rockstone, an exceptionally skilled individual with many talents from Ghana, came into this world on April 11, 1964, in the beautiful United Kingdom. His upbringing was shaped by his parents’ unwavering love and guidance, namely Ricci Osei. 

As he journeyed through life, Reggie had the great fortune of sharing his childhood experiences with a sibling named Keitta Osei. As he pursued his education, Reggie Rockstone found himself within the walls of Achimota School, further shaping and cultivating his young mind.


 Reggie Rockstone significantly impacted Ghanaian music history when he joined the PLZ group, a hip-hop collective based in London, in 1990. The group gained attention for their distinctive fusion of English, Twi, and slang. 

Nevertheless, due to difficulties encountered in the UK hip-hop scene, Rockstone returned to his homeland in Ghana four years later. This choice proved to be a crucial turning point for the development of Ghanaian music.

 Influenced by his exposure to hip-hop culture in the US and UK, Reggie Rockstone aimed to blend Ghanaian music with a contemporary urban flair. By incorporating hip-hop rhythms, rap verses, and English lyrics into traditional Ghanaian highlife melodies, he successfully crafted a unique fusion that deeply connected with the younger generation in Ghana.

 Reggie Rockstone solidified his status as the Godfather of Hiplife with the release of his first album, “Makaa! Maka! “in 1997. This record quickly gained popularity and included notable tracks such as “Sweetie, Sweetie, ” “Tsoo Boi, ” “Nightlife in Accra, ” and “Agoo. ” These songs played a crucial role in establishing Rockstone as a groundbreaking figure in the Hiplife movement.

Other Ghanaian artists could explore Hiplife thanks to Reggie Rockstone’s success. As a result, the genre rapidly gained popularity across the country. Reggie Rockstone continued to release albums such as “Me Na Me Kae” (1999), “Me Ka” (2003), and “Last Show” (2007), solidifying his position as a prominent figure in Ghanaian music.

Awards and Nominations

  • Kora Award for Best African Video 
  • Channel O Music Video Awards for Best Hiplife Video 
  • Ghana Music Awards for Hiplife Artiste of the Year 
  • MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Hip Hop Act 
  • World Music Awards for Best African Artist 

Social Media

  • Instagram: @reggierockstone711
  • Facebook: ReggieRockstoneOfficial
  • Twitter: @reggierockstone711

Personal Life

 Reggie Rockstone, 59, the Ghanaian rapper known for pioneering hip-hop music, is a devoted family man. He has been happily married to Zilla Limann since 2000, who happens to be the sixth child of Dr. Hilla Limann, Ghana’s third president.

 Reggie and Zilla have three children named Ricci, Zuzu, and Rehji-Zaida. Additionally, Reggie has a daughter named Phoebe from a previous relationship.


  • Maka Maka (I Said It Because I Said It) 
  • Me Na Me Kae (I Was The One Who Said It) 
  • Me Ka (I Will Say) 
  • Last Show 
  • Registration

Net Worth

 Reggie Rockstone, a highly influential figure in the music industry, hails from Ghana and is recognized for his exceptional rapper, entrepreneur, and producer skills. 

His immense contribution to the evolution of the dynamic hip-hop genre in Ghana has earned him the well-deserved title of “Grandpapa of Hiplife.”

 Alongside his remarkable artistic talents, Rockstone has also accumulated substantial wealth throughout his career, with estimates placing his net Worth at an impressive $15 million.

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