GROUNDBREAKING DMV RAPPER UNVEILS SPECTACULAR OFFICIAL VIDEO
TO ACCLAIMED SUMMER BANGER
“Magic” is available now at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. The track heralds a new era for Rico, acting both as a bridge for her fans and an assertation that not only is the revolutionary DMV rapper unwilling to be held to one singular genre, she is a master of them all. Hailed by Rolling Stone for its “shimmery, summer-ready production.
Rico’s jam-packed summer heralds the upcoming release of her hugely anticipated new mixtape, Rx, due via Atlantic/Sugar Trap later this year. Rico revealed early details about the project in an exclusive “Up Close & Personal” conversation for the Recording Academy’s GRAMMY U, moderated by DJ/Radio personality Little Bacon Bear and streaming now at the Recording Academy/GRAMMYs® YouTube channel HERE.
Rico recently made headlines by debuting her new single, “Buss,” during an explosive, show-stealing set at Lollapalooza. Produced by Menoh Beats (Lil Skies), the track – which Rolling Stone praised as “a hard-hitting number with Rico Nasty exuding confidence her delivery and in the lyrics” – is available now at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. “Buss” attracted instant attention from the likes of The FADER, Hypebeat, Stereogum, NME, Vulture, Pitchfork, and Complex, which declared it to be “one of the rapper’s most direct tracks in a while…With thumping bass, and an immediately catchy chorus, ‘Buss’ is hopefully a taste of more music to come later down the line.”
Known as an irrepressible and charismatic live performer, Rico also recently lit up Rolling Loud Miami with a stacked set that earned her “Best Hair” on Rolling Stone’s “Rolling Loud Miami 2021: The 10 Best Things We Saw,” writing, “Leave it to Rico Nasty to make a bright red mullet fashionable. The raging rapper’s wild hair, intense makeup, and innovative schoolgirl chic skirt made her look like a rock icon…By her third song, the tent was packed out.” Furthermore, REVOLT noted how Rico’s set prompted a noteworthy outpouring of social media attention, declaring, “Twitter couldn’t get enough of Rico Nasty’s Rolling Loud Miami performance…A lot of performers have rocked the crowd at the Hard Rock Stadium for this year’s Rolling Loud Miami, and one of them is Rico Nasty, who set the stage ablaze with an electrifying set…Impressed with the energy Rico brought to her performance, fans on Twitter gave her props at every turn.”
Rico will continue to conjure her on-stage magic with upcoming live dates including Rolling Loud New York (Thursday, October 28th), San Francisco, CA’s Outside Lands (Saturday, October 30th), Las Vegas, NV’s Day N Vegas (Sunday, November 14th), and Rolling Loud California (Saturday, December 11th). Rico is taking fans along for the ride and capturing her summer shows in vlogs for fans to watch HERE. Additional live dates will be announced soon – for updates, please visit www.riconastymusic.com.
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