Born and raised in inner city Baltimore, Maryland. Antwann Carpenter Jr best known for his Stage name, Riece Ransom, began a career in music at an early age. Since the 3rd grade, Riece had an interest in the Arts, particularly the Performing Arts. Whether drawing, crafting, dancing or playing instruments. He always looked up to Justin Timberlake, which was his reason for wanting to sing. Like Justin, Riece became lead singer in a group called “West Ave” where he launched his recording career.
The group performed numerous shows on the east, highlighted by a performance for the Mayor of the city of New Jersey and musical stars such as Boys II Men, Patty Labelle, and many more. The group also traveled to California to perform, appearing on a Def Jam showcase. After being spotted on YouTube b