Who Wants to be The King of Cheesy Rap?
Greg Reese Wants To Be The King of Cheesy Rap
He Gets The Story and he Raps Too!
Greg Reese is the Son in Mom and Son Citizen Journalists. I, of course, am the Mom. We run the streets together, some people might say. As Mom and Son we seek out news, the arts and interesting events in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky; then we grab our cameras and take to the streets to capture the story.
Greg's video stories have appeared on CNN.com and aired on the CNN network of news stations, as well as a local Fox affiliate. He's been making a name for himself as a local videographer; but recently Greg Reese has been focusing on his sillier, cheesier side.
Greg's Cheesy Rap History
Since he was a teenager, Greg has been interested in Hip hop music, but never the hardcore, scary stuff. He's more of a corny, silly, funny rapper, a la Fresh Prince during his early rapping days. It's a style Greg likes to call
"Cheesy." He credits Fresh Prince, Will Smith, with being his cheesy inspiration after a chance meeting with the star in an elevator.
He's been gaining online fans with his Cheesy new rap music for a while; and now he wants to be the King of Cheesy Rap. Who else would want that title anyway?
Rapping for Greg is nothing new
As a teenager and young adult, he was involved in talent shows and public performances at local events. At 17 he was hired by the local utility company to do a Hip-Hop music public service video that explained to young children where electricity came from.
aired the Ba-Rock Song, an Obama rap Greg created during the 2008 presidential campaign, they renamed it the
CNN Obama Rap. They also posted his Palin, McCain and Joe Biden Raps on CNN.COM. Of course his political raps were'nt quite as cheesy as the stuff he's doing now, but they were cheesy enough.
Rap on Amazon
Greg Reese's Not so Cheesy Rap Links
- McCain is Okay - A McCain Rap
Greg created this video in response to a request from from King Arthur, a New Jersey Radio talk jock. This became the second of his four political raps.
- CNN Obama Rap on a Japanese Websiste
Greg's Obama video is on websites all over the world.
- Refference.com CNN Obama Rap
Greg has Obama Rap links all over the web
Check Out The McCain Rap
- A Joe Biden Rap Tribute
This Joe Biden Rap is number 4 in Greg's 2008 Political Rap series.
Greg's Wife & Not So Cheesy Wife Background Singer
Wife, Mother, HR Specialist & Background Singer
Greg has help in his Cheesy Rap quest. Despite multiple duties that keep her busy; when called upon, his wife, Dawnyell, contributes her classically trained voice as Greg's favorite background Singer.
Both Dawnyell and their son, Daniel, have made appearances in Greg's videos.
Greg Reese is the "Ghost On A Stick"
Amazon for the Videographer
Cheesy Rap - A Definition
So what exactly is Cheesy Rap?
There is no real definition of Cheesy Rap, so I have taken the liberty of creating one myself.
Cheesy Rap - noun. Pronounce Chee-zee Rap
Cheesy Spoken word songs with chintzy style.
Quirky Rap. Hip-Hop with corny overtones.
Goofy lyrics with cutesy costumes and backgrounds.