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C-zar, a native of Nnaso in the Ashanti Region was born in Kumasi in 1972 to Mr. Paul Owusu and Philomena Serwah.

He had his primary education at the St. Paul’s Preparatory School in Kumasi.

He later entered TI Alhamadiyah Secondary School for his ‘O’ Level in 1993.

He gained admission to Accra Academy Secondary school for his ‘A’ level in 1995.

He later traveled to the USA after school and returned in 1998.

According to him, before he left Ghana, he participated in rap competitions with the likes of Lord Kenya, Okyeame Kwame and Okyeame Quophi.

Upon his return from the US, he found them making it in the music industry and this inspired him to join the band wagon.

As a child growing up, C-zar had always wanted to study medicine and become a doctor but music seems to dominate that desire for now.

C-zar says he becomes sad when talented artistes with good music have to hassle for producers. “My vision is to work so that I can establish a very credible and vibrant record label where I can recruit talented and creative artistes and produce them”, he adds.

The young musician has many fond memories but recalls one concert as his most memorable experience. “That was when I performed with Magic System. It was a good show and it was just cool”.

His latest album, ‘Araba Lawson’ has 8 tracks on cassette and 15 on CD. Songs on the album include the hit song like ‘Araba Lawson’ in which he features Ofori Amponsah, ‘Befi M’ano’, ‘Sokosuo’ and ‘Hip Anago’.

C-zar is married to Anita Mantey, a graphic designer and they have a daughter. In his spare time, he loves to watch movies and to swim.

C-zar describes his kind of musical style as ‘Hip Cont’.