Raashan Ahmad was born in Trenton New Jersey. His earliest memories are of his dad programming and playing mix tapes his friend from New Jersey would send, as well as his records, and acting like a radio announcer. Marvin Gaye, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Miles, Anita Baker and lots of good jazz, funk, and soul. This would set the foundation and the standard for his own musical taste (and record collection) to flourish. Skip forward for two decades:In 2004 Raashan founded the Crown City Rockers who left their mark on the west coast scene. In 2008 and 2010 Raashan Ahmad released his first two solo album featuring artists such as Aloe Blacc setting the groundwork for continious touring all over the globe during the last two years. During this time he created the songs for his newest album „Ceremony“, meeting producers in France, Poland & Australia.
The album features productions by 20Syl of C2C, Ta-ku & Mr. President. Among the guests on the mic is Stones Throw signee Homeboy Sandman and Ty.
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