Early life and education
She started her basic education at Seven Great Princess Academy in Dansoman, Accra, followed by a high school education at Methodist Girls High School at Mamfe in the Akuapim North District of the Eastern Region, Ghana, though she did not graduate. She quit high school in pursuit of her music career.
Ebony was discovered by musician and entrepreneur Bullet from Ruff n Smooth, and was signed to his Ruff Town record label.
She came out with her first single, “Dancefloor”, in December 2015, with a video and audio release. The song became a radio hit, landing her a nomination for the “unsung” category at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.
In March 2016 Ebony released her major hit single “Kupe”.She was signed to Ruff Town Records and Midas Touch Inc.
In April 2017, she was arrested for “indecent exposure” for exposing her breast while wearing a mini-skirt at a passport office in Accra as she attempted to travel to Tokyo for her concert.
Ebony Reigns died eight days before her 21st birthday, alongside soldier Atsu Vondee and her assistant and longtime friend Franklina Yaa Nkansah Kuri. She was killed in a traffic collision on 8 February 2018 while returning from Sunyani to Accra after a visit to her mother.
AWARDS AND NOMINATION
|Year||Event||Prize||Recipient / nominated work||Result|
|2017||Merit Awards 2017||Most Influential Artiste||Herself||Nominated|
|Bass Awards 2017||Artiste of the Year||Herself||Won|
|People’s Celebrity Awards 2017||Favourite Female Musician||Herself||Won|
|2016||Ghana Music Awards||Unsung Artiste of the Year||Herself||Nominated|
|4syte Music Video Awards||Best Female Video and New Discovery||Kupe||Won|
|Jigwe Awards||Discovery of the Year||Herself||Nominated|
|Bass Awards||Best Dancehall Video||Dance Floor||Won|