Lehlogonolo Ronald Mataboge was born on 27th March 1997, better known by his stage name A-Reece, is a South African hip hop recording artiste, songwriter, and record producer Located In Gauteng. He is one rapper who has changed the rap game since he joined the hip-hop realm.

He made a name for himself back in 2016 with his debut single dubbed ‘Couldn’t’ which features Emtee.

Lehlogonolo 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.

A-Reece got his name from his star sign, aries. Source: @theboydoingthings/Instagram

A-Reece got his name from his star sign, Aries. Source: @theboydoingthings/Instagram


In 2014 A-Reece released “Cassper’s Picture” a song that is inspired by the life of South African rapper and producer Cassper Nyovest. PH Raw, a South African record producer recognized his talent and signed him to “Raw X Productions” imprint at the age of 16.

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 featuring Emtee.

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 ‘Paradise’ was later released on 21 October 2016 by Ambitiouz Entertainment and topped the No.1 spot on iTunes just under 24 hours after its release, to celebrate the anniversary of his debut album he went to release his second studio album “From Me To You And Only You “. A year later on 21 October 2018 he released an ep titled ‘And I’m Only 21’ Which is topping charts and it was number 1 on iTunes on the day of release.

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