Both lyrically and musically gifted, Rickaby brings what most lack in hip-hop today. His style contains the truthful rawness of hip-hop blended with up-tempo club music with an agressive energy that wiill ensure to leave hip-hops heads of all kinds entertained.Share
Born in Marquette, MI, Rickaby has been rhyming since 12 and making beats since 16. After just playing around with the thought, he decided to take his talents to the next level by releasing his "By Any Means Necessary" compilation mixtape in early 2006. He followed that up with his debut mixtape "Them Wolves At Your Door" released in 2008. He has since relocated to Madison, WI where he has joined the fast growing movement, "The Midwest Co-Op". He has performed shows throughout WI including bigger cities Madison and Milwaukee. Since his arrival to the stage, he has opened up for national acts such as multi-platinum rapper Nas, Talib Kweli, Jay Elecronica, DJ Green Lantern, Zion I and Mac Lethal. He is continuing to work on new material for mixtapes and his official debut release. He is also placing production with several acts around Madison. Recently, two of his songs off of "Them Wolves At Your Door" have landed on the radio in Madison. "Something Fierce Like" and the regional anthem "M.I.D.W.E.S.T." have been gaining a lot of buzz. His newest song "Fit For A King" has been gaining local attention with radio rotation on Madison's 93.1 Jamz.
2006 - By Any Means Necessary mixtape
2008 - Them Wolves At Your Door mixtape
2009 - Fit For A King ft. Ms. Lust (radio single)
Average set is from 15 to 30 minutes.
Fit For A King, Something Fierce Like, M.I.D.W.E.S.T., The Nightlife, Got 1 Question, Im Addicted to Hip-Hop, Got Me Hypnotized