Reggie N Bollie have ended their relationship with music mogul, Simon Cowell.
The group signed a deal with Cowell’s SyCo Music after placing second at 2015 X Factor UK. They took to Micro blogging site Twitter to announce their freedom writing: WE’RE FINALLY INDEPENDENT N IT FEELS F#CKING RIGHT. #WeCallOurOwnShots#HappyNewMonth2Uall
The duo have recorded and performed with the likes of Fuse ODG, Craig David and Sean Paul. They released their first single ‘New Girl’ in early 2016 and shot a video for it in Ghana.
Before Reggie Zippy and Bollie made it to the world stage as finalists on the reality music show, X Factor UK, they were champions in their own rights, boasting quite a number of hits songs on the Ghanaian music industry.
Early 2015, the two decided to work together and change their musical fortunes after a long break. They auditioned at Britain’s Got Talent but didn’t make the mark.
They decided to give music another shot, this time on X Factor UK. They impressed the judges and made it as one of 12 contestants, ultimately making it to the finale.
Simon Cowell after one of their performances tweeted: I LOVE Reggie and Bollie
Initially known as Menn on Point when they auditioned for the show, they changed their name to Reggie N Bollie. They are made up of Reggie Zippy, who is famous for the song ‘Virgin’ and Bollie of ‘you may kiss the bride’ fame, a song off a compilation project by veteran music producer Hammer.