Label: ONE MAN PLATOON ENT.
Bio: Young Reef is California’s most exciting up and coming artist. If you’ve never experienced one of his live performances, it’s a must! Young Reef is a man of great humility and focus, although he is no stranger to hard times and adversity. Having experienced prison time, the streets, and a life of...See Full Bio
“Young Reef sums up several problems of the ghetto environment in extremely eloquent fashion (gawd, how much does this sound like, “Oh, he speaks so well”?). What I like is his matter-of-fact–and even empathetic–approach to it. Too often, “political” rappers will pat themselves on the back for being so cotdamn smart. And then they might even shield themselves in cynicism. Reef casually connects politics to the problems of the hood. But instead of coming off bitter about the politics, he focuses on what’s really important which is the plight of the people. Check the anecdote he relates in the second verse and then his third verse which breaks down the loss of direction in gangs but still holds onto hope for them to regain focus on their original mission.”