Ambitious. Unstoppable. Undeniably Talented. Mr. Who U Wit? Reec’s entertaining style of hosting is an indisputable reflection of the many characteristics he embodies. Early on Reec struggled for balance and stability as far back as he can remember. Moving from state to state and attending eight schools in seven years, Reec finally found a solid base in 1996; under his father’s roof in none other than the “illest of towns”, East Orange, New Jersey. When thinking back on the move that ultimately inspired him to be where he is today, REEC says Under his tutelage I learned to challenge myself & believe that anything is possible through persistence, consistency and planning.”
Rigorous individual practices honed REEC’s skills causing him to accelerate on the inner-city basketball courts of New York and New Jersey. He eventually landed a scholarship at Atlanta’s Southern Polytechnic State University which is where his undiscovered gift – the gift of rhyme was recognized. Stepping up from performing for his teammates on long bus rides, Reec began to enter talent shows around Atlanta, eventually releasing two singles that gained national success. “Get to the Money” & “Let’s Go” were definite fan favorites generating single sales that placed Reec in the top ten on the world renowned Billboard Charts for over 40 weeks with 92 separate chart appearances!
Meet the Entertainer
Never being the one to play one position, Reec has progressed from hip hop artist to the voice of Middays (10am -2pm Monday – Saturday) on Radio One’s hip hop based station, Hot 107.9 FM. Reec also travels with Redbull as the Host for various campaigns and is the spokesman for United Healthcare’s Get Fit Campaign in the Greater Atlanta area.
REEC’s work with Positive American Youth and has received the coveted NAACP “Unsung Hero Award and Community Service Award from Mayor Kasim Reed. REEC’s signature program (Lunch On REEC) allows him to see 24 different underprivileged youth weekly and serve them a gourmet meal and bring in celebrity and professional guests to give words of inspiration and hope to the young audiences. REEC has recently authored a children’s book series based on Positive American Youth’s anti bullying mascot “Ice The Bully.” Through a free literacy tour, Reec and “Ice” push concepts that each of these books promote including fitness, nutrition, saving money & more.
Reec’s deep commitment and service has helped to gain him a list of honors and awards, indicating his community’s appreciation for his sacrifices and hard work. He has been featured on Oprah’s Angel Network website for his work with PAYUSA’s Ball 4 Books 3 on 3 program; Voted by Boys and Girls Club members to speak at the BGCMA’s Passport to Manhood; Hot Block Magazine Hip Hop Community Service Award; Featured in Flyer Promo City Guide for community commitment; Inducted into the Atlanta Metro College Athletics Hall of Fame, Host of the Community report on Open Vision Network TV; Featured on People TV, and named a member of United Athletes Foundation (UAF) alongside Ray Lewis, and Jim Brown.
It’s no surprise why when he ask crowds “Who U With? They gladly respond REEC!