'We're not underground acts looking for fame' - Reggie Rockstone on VVIP's rumoured split

Reggie Rockstone joined VIP in 2017 to form VVIP but the music group has loudly gone silent for some time now.

VVIP - from left to right [Prodigal, Reggie Rockstone, Zeal]

With no new track from the group, it has been speculated that they have split but not making it public. The legendary Hip Life founder has been quizzed in a recent interview about VVIP not releasing songs and he said "we are embarking on our solo projects".

Talking about the group, he told Graphic Showbiz that “you won’t find two legendary brands coming together as one. Reggie Rockstone is a solid brand on its own and VIP is equally a fantastic brand. These two brands coming together make a perfect combination".

Commenting on why they haven't released any new song in recent times, he said “we are not some underground artistes looking for fame. We do things at our own pace and no one can pressure us on when to release a song".

According to Reggie Rockstone, the group is still in full flight. “Although we are embarking on our solo projects, the group is still very solid and very relevant now. In the space of four years, we gave Ghanaians back to back hits. Songs such as Skolom, Selfie, OMG (Oh My Goodness), Dogo Yaro just to mention a few, which were all hits, and that should tell anyone that when we want to give Ghanaians hit songs, we just do it,” he said.

Sharing his thoughts on the Ghanaian music industry, the 'Plan Ben' rapper said he feels hurt that Ghanaians did not take music seriously.

Music is a serious business and a lot of musicians have made fortunes from it but it is sad that we don’t give it that much importance in Ghana. When I see music being downplayed in Ghana, I feel so hurt. Look at how the Nigerians have been able to brand Afrobeats and are making a lot of money from it,” he said.


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