Exploring the Life and Music of Rapper Areece
If you’re looking for a fresh, new artist to add to your playlist, look no further than South African rapper and songwriter Areece. With his unique sound and insightful lyrics, Areece has quickly risen to become one of South Africa’s most popular hip-hop artists. Let’s take a look at his career and how he got to be where he is today.
Areece Biography Profile
|Real Name||Lehlogonolo Ronald Mataboge|
|Age||24-25 years old|
|Date of Birth||1997|
|State of Origin||Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Occupation||Rapper, record producer, songwriter|
|Brother||Phologo Jody Mataboge|
Early Life & Musical Influences
Areece was born in Johannesburg on October 14th, 1997. Though he spent most of his life living in Gauteng province, it wasn’t until he moved to Pretoria that he discovered his passion for music. He was first drawn to rap music when listening to cassettes of Tupac Shakur as a kid. From there, he began listening to American hip-hop artists like Eminem and 50 Cent, which eventually led him to start writing his own raps at the age of 12. At 14, he joined forces with local rapper Gingerbreadman and recorded their first track together “Gonna Die Tonight” in 2011. The single quickly grew in popularity among local youth and catapulted Areece into the spotlight.
From there, Areece went on to release several more singles such as “Dreams Come True” (2012), “I Get It In” (2013), and “Lies You Tell Me Every Day” (2014) all of which were met with critical acclaim. Later that year, he released his debut studio album All Eyes On Me which featured some of South Africa’s top emcees such as Maraza and Sjava. The album was an instant hit with critics praising its blend of old school boom bap beats mixed with modern trap production styles as well as Areece’s lyrical maturity beyond his years. Since then, Areece has continued releasing music including two follow up albums titled From Me To You & Only (2017) and Boy Meets World (2019). Alongside these projects, Areece has also collaborated with some of South Africa’s biggest stars such as Kwesta, Maggz & Blaklez among others further cementing himself as one of the country’s top artists.
Areece is without a doubt one of South Africa’s most talented rappers today. His innovative style combined with heartfelt lyrics have made him a fan favorite among both hip-hop heads and mainstream listeners alike. Whether it be through his solo work or collaborations with other artists like Maraza or Kwesta , Areece continues to push boundaries while staying true to himself musically proving why he is one the country’s biggest stars right now! So if you’re looking for a fresh new artist or just want something different add to your playlist make sure check out Areeece! You won’t be disappointed!