Born Prince Kwaku Sarkodie, Rebbel Ashes has been musically active since 2000. His music styles include Afrobeats, hiplife and rap. He describes himself as the realest, who does nothing but good music.
He was born and raised in a Christian home by a single mom in Kumasi, and grew up partially in Accra after his mother left for Germany. He attended Osei Kyeretwie Senior Secondary School (OKESS) before leaving to Germany. In Germany, he also attended Schul Zentrum Neu Stadt in Bremen.
He has been living in Europe since early 2000. Ashes is not new to collaborating with other talents, he was a founding member of The Red Rowz, a rap group back in Okess together with Dr. Bizzy, Hosberga, and Ras Chechez. While in Germany, he was a member of G.O.P. (Generation of Praise), a Gospel hip-hop group in Bremen back in 2003.
He was also a member of Mpese Mpese, a rap group in The Hague (Holland) back in 2006. The singer, rapper, producer and all-round entertainer has also been doing projects with Moni Murd, another talented rapper in Belgium. It is of no wonder that he refers to himself as ‘MUSIC’.