Lehlogonolo Ronald Mataboge was born on 27 March, 1997. He is a South African record producer recognized his talent and signed him to “Raw X Productions” imprint at the age of 16. He is better known by his stage name A-Reece, is a South African hip hop recording artist and songwriter from Pretoria, Gauteng. He is best known for his debut hit single, “Couldn’t” which features former label-mate and award-winning hip hop artist Emtee.
Mataboge originates from Pretoria in the Gauteng Province. He started writing music in Primary School following the footsteps of his older brother Phologo Jody Mataboge, known as P-Jay from the hip hop duo B3nchMarQ. He got his stage name “A-Reece” from his star sign Aries. In 2014 Ronald released “Casper Picture” a song that is inspired by the life of South African rapper and producer Cassper Nyovest. PH Raw.
He released his debut mixtape titled “Forever King” on August 2013 and later on released his second project Browniez EP on October 31, 2014 under Mythron/Raw X Records. In 2015 he was signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment and released his first single “Couldn’t” under the label.
He released Cutaways EP on 29 September 2016 which consists of songs that didn’t make the cut for his debut album Paradise. His debut album was later released on 21 October 2016 and topped the No.1 spot on iTunes just under 24 hours after its release. On February 2017, A-Reece departed from Ambitiouz Entertainment along with Fifi Cooper, Flame and the hip hop duo B3nchMarQ.
Looking into his accomplishments and awards;
2016 South African Hip Hop Awards (Lyricist Of The Year), Himself Won Best Video.