Reggie Rockstone (Reggie Osei) is referred to as the Godfather of hiplife and the one who is credited with its formation and rise, as well as its international face. His father, the late Ricci Osei, was a famous musician in Ghana. Rockstone was a popular dancer in his youth and also did some hip hop with PLZ (Parables, Linguistics and Zlang) in the UK. Reggie Rockstone burst onto the scene in the 1980's as a dancer performing around Accra, New York and London. He is a trained actor and started rapping in the early 90's.