My name is Ricardo and I am an aspiring R&B/Hip Hop/Soul artist. I am influenced by all types of R&B, Hip-Hop, Soul and gospel music. Growing up I used to listen to and tape hip-hop shows off the radio and listen to them repeatedly. I was also involved in different choirs in school as well as in college. I have also performed at open mic nights in Philadelphia (Warmdaddy's Restaurant & The Five Spot) as well as in New York City at the Cutting Room in Manhattan. In addition I also participated and was a finalist in an Apollo styled talent show hosted by Miss Jones (Hot 97 FM in NYC) when she was a morning radio show host in Philadelphia.
In high school I also was involved in a school choir which performed at Carnegie Hall in New York. Starting in June of 2006, one of my dreams finally came true when I began working for the now former talk radio station 1340 WHAT AM in Philadelphia "The Voice of the African-American Community". I was a show producer/board-opp and an occasional co-host with former midday host Albert Butler. I had a great time working there and I learned a lot about the radio industry.
I am looking for people that I can work with so that I can start an entertainment career of my own. I would like to meet producers, other singers, rappers, managers, actors other songwriters, etc. I guess basically a team of people who are serious about getting into, or who are already into the entertainment industry. I am interested in all facets of the entertainment industry (music, acting, radio, etc.) but music is my first love.
If anyone feels as if they could work with me just let me know. I can also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
as well as through Ourstage.com.