Reo Cragun

Session Singer / Rapper

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Need an amazing hook or full song written? I am your guy! Highly experienced Songwriter/ Vocalist who specializes in Electronic music, Rap, and R&b. I have generated over 100 million streams on Spotify and have worked with the likes of Flume, Nipsey Hussle, Kid Ink, and have secured multiple television and Video Game placements (Latest Fifa 21).

I moved to LA in 2015 and shortly after partnered with D2 Entertainment and10k Projects for my debut release “Growing Pains." Spring 2018 I was on tour opening for Billie Eilish on 26 dates of the “Where’s My Mind Tour, and In 2019, my first independent release came as a collaboration between Australian DJ/Producer Flume, on a track titled “Friends” It became “record of the week” on Beats 1 Radio. “Friends” was followed by a 4 track collaborative EP titled, “Quits” by Flume featuring myself that summer. That project has surpassed 50 million streams on Spotify and I have generated over 100 million streams on Spotify alone across R&B, Hip-Hop/Rap, EDM and Alternative genres.

I'm always looking to collaborate and write. I've been writing my own music, engineering, and also frequently producing my own songs for the past 7 years. Furthermore I have a studio at my house, so turnaround time is very fast 3 days max, but usually can be done within one or two days depending on the project.

**I do NOT want to be listed as a primary or featured artist unless a feat price is negotiated.*

Services provided are as follows:
◆Topline
◆ Lyrics
◆ Melodies
◆ Backing vocals
◆ Vocals
◆ Mixing
◆ Vocal comps
◆ Song Starters
◆ Acapella Ideas
◆ Arrangement

‣  Publishing: Discussed per project (Generally 50% solo writing and 25% co written)
‣  Buyouts: To be discussed

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

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13 Reviews - 4 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Zach Steele
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    Working with Reo was really great! One of my favorite people to work with. He knew exactly what he wanted and communicated it clearly! I can't wait to work with him again!

  2. Review by Mary S.
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    I truly believe Reo can’t write a bad song even if he wanted to. I’m blown away by the uniqueness of his voice and his vocal delivery, i’d absolutely work with him over and over again. He is also insanely fast and communicates throughout the entire process, which is a producer’s dream! Would recommend him in a heartbeat

  3. Review by ProdbyDahm
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    Reo has an amazing sound and great ear for melody. Nailed the vocal sound we needed for a track on pretty much the first go-around. Really amazed at the quality and speed of Reo's work! Super collaborative and open to ideas and feedback as well. Great person and hope to work with Reo again soon!

  4. Review by Jake (SSOAL)
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    Highly recommend for quick turn around and amazing vocals

  5. Review by Two Can
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    Working with Reo was an absolute pleasure. He is INSANELY talented (deserves the capital letters) and works extremely quickly, and efficiently. Not only did we come up with some incredible music, but also had fun in the process! 10/10 recommend him for future work!

  6. Review by Xavier Q.
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    Love working with Reo! Great writing, quick turnaround, and all around awesome guy to collab with. Can't wait to do another.

  7. Review by Ryan D.
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    Second time working with Reo and blown away with how great he is!! Such a cool tone and works extremely quickly - he’s the best!!

  8. Review by Clyde Rivers
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    Another project completed! Always delivering quickly with a great product. Thanks again!

  9. Review by Ryan D.
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    Loved working with Reo - blown away with the result!! Can't wait to work again

  10. Review by Clyde Rivers
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    Just had another successful project completed thanks to the help of Reo. Needed a simple tag line and he had it over to me in minutes.

  11. Review by Xavier Q.
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    Can't say enough about Reo - he's incredible! He was extremely professional and efficient to collaborate with, and his talent is off the charts. I'd recommend him to anybody in a heartbeat.

  12. Review by JuiceBxxx
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    Reo Cragun is nothin less that an absolute pro. he's at the top of his game.

  13. Review by Clyde Rivers
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    Reo Cragun has closely helped me with multiple projects and is truly a pioneer of the best new music on the market. From vocals, to production and songwriting, he will effortlessly help excel in taking your project to the next level. If you're looking for inspiration on a new tune, this is the guy to take it full circle. Reo carries extreme professionalism into his craft and has a very fast response time. 10/10 would recommend for any beginners or veteran artists. Looking forward to what this guy brings to my future projects!!

Interview with Reo Cragun

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Lots of music! I have written nearly 3 albums since we've been quarantined and now i'm excited to start branching out and working with more and more new people! :)

  3. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  4. A: Mickey Shiloh!

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Both! It definitely depends on the song.

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: Reliability and a song they will love.

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: That it's easy to write a good song haha

  11. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  12. A: What are your goals for the project Are you packaging the songs into a project or is it Single driven What are your interests What does the rest of your catalogue look like What are you striving for in terms of growth as an artist Who inspires you

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Do your research and go with your gut! There are a lot of very talented people on Sound Better, but it's all about who fits the desired sound you're looking for!

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: MacBook Pro Microphone Apollo Keyboard Pair of Headphones

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: Moved to LA when I was 21 signed to D2 ENT Signed to 10k Projects and did a venture with Virgin Records. From there I have been independent ever since. This path has been a 6 year stretch as of now.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Versatile, but punctual.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: I would like to work with many artists because I feel like collaborating makes every song better, but to specify: Drake Kanye Local Natives Just to name a few.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Simplifying a song will do wonders. The least amount of pieces that a song needs to feel complete generally will make a song turn out better.

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: I usually work on R&B / Hip hop or electronic.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Melody creativity.

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: I bring creativity and easily digestible sonics that will be pleasant to any listener.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: Usually I start with the beat and build melodies and lyrics around that. From there I add or subtract things in the vocals or beat to make a complete Idea. I sit with that for a bit and return for a last pass to add finishing touches and bring the song full circle.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: I have a home studio setup with anything you could ever need to track vocals and or live instruments. Also I have a mobile studio setup that I can take with me on the road.

  35. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  36. A: Kid Cudi Local Natives Beach House Gorillaz

  37. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  38. A: 90% is writing melodies and lyrics

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On My Way by Reo Cragun

I was the Writer/ Performer as well as partial engineer and producer in this production

Terms Of Service

Generally speaking and negotiable ownership/publishing: ◆ 50% Full Top Line (melody + lyrics) ◆ 25% Hooks or co-write

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Gear Highlights
  • UA Apollo w plugin package
  • Yamaha HS8
  • Neumann TLM 49
  • Neumann TLM 103
  • A plethora of VSTs and plugins
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