Touted by Complex as the “Dick Cavett of rap,” Reggie Ossé, aka Combat Jack first rose to prominence in the industry as founding partner of Ossé and Woods where his clients included such legends as Jay-Z, Dame Dash, Roc-a-fella Records and Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Hitmen production team. After closing his practice, Ossé worked briefly as an executive at MTV, after which time he decided to change careers paths and began blogging under the name Combat Jack. Quickly developing a following attracted by his authenticity and riveting tales from the golden age of hip-hop, Osse was named the managing editor of The Source before dedicating himself full time to The Combat Jack Show and The Loudspeakers Network.
Ossé is also the author of Bling: A History Hip-Hop Jewelry and his writing has appeared in The Source, Complex and XXL and Red Bull Music Academy’s The Daily Note. As an active participant in social media, Billboard Magazine has named Ossé one of the “140 Music Writers To Follow On Twitter, Complex Magazine has named him “Top 25 Writers To Follow On Twitter”.
Ossé is also currently host of Complex TV’s The Combat Jack TV Show in which he interviews artists in a television talk show format.
The Combat Jack Show feat. Dallas is weekly online radio show comprised of a diverse array of personalities with an overall love and appreciation for hip hop culture, fashion, music, and current events. The show is helmed by Combat Jack and his co-host Dallas Penn, whose personalities add for an always entertaining show experience for the guests and listeners. With over 60 plus shows, thousands of downloads and online views this is only the beginning. “It don’t ever stop” #Newmanati