Saturday, 3 August 2013

SPOTLIGHT: Richie - Singer, Song writer, composer, Hundred Percent!

RICHY RICH’S PROFILE….Music Artiste,song writer and composer,writer, and counting!!!!
Born on 7th of May and hails from Delta state and raised for the most part in Benin city southern Nigeria, studies sociology at the university of Abuja, started singing on stage as a teenager in his local church in Asaba Delta state. At an early time, Richy Rich gave much attention to honing and developing his song writing ability and skill, of which, he is currently appreciated as a gifted song writer among his pears and friends in the music industry. Richy Rich co-wrote T.Kross ‘My love is true’, which features Tuface Idibia, song and video released late 2010 and has also partnered in song writing with same artiste in so many other un-released songs.

Also, Richy Rich has written for one of Nigeria’s foremost gospel music icon Samsong, in his ‘Church Boy Reloaded album, Richy Rich wrote the song “winner Man’, which features Nigeria’s number one gospel reggae sensation Buchi, Richy Rich is currently partnering with samsong in song writing and concept development for samsong’s next album still in the making, in the Boogie down studios in Abuja, he has already written several songs including a worship sensation called ‘Holy’ which is proposed to be performed by Samsong featuring Joe Praize.

Further back in memory lane, he co-wrote and was featured in a song ‘Best Friend’ by the late Isaac Rowland, an Abuja-based singer and producer. ‘Best Friend’ latter topped as number one on Hot 98.3fm Abuja’s Radio countdown for more than 8 weeks in a roll. One of the crowning moments of his song writing works was when he co-wrote with the late Isaac Rowland the song ‘Pride of Africa’, more popularly known as ‘I believe in Nigeria’….Which is probably one of Nigeria’s biggest campaign songs as it is used as the theme song for Believers loveworld’s  Rhapsody of reality campaign every October 1st to mark Nigeria’s independence celebration, called ‘Reachout Nigeria’, which was later performed by loveworld All stars. He says ‘One of my dreams is to write songs for the biggest names in music around the world and the up-coming as well.

Richy Rich released Black is Beautiful song and was warmly embraced everywhere he performed it and on Radio, and has plans for a remix version coming soon…And in 2013 established ‘Black is Beautiful Media World’ which also birthed his ‘Black is Beautiful Magazine’, as he has been a writer for a very seasoned Magazine for the past 5 years owned by his sister Sharoneeze. He speaks of himself as been blessed with a coat of many colors…’I was born to do things, and I feel now is the time to bring out all the creativity I sense inside me, because, if it wasn’t meant to be released to be a blessing, God wouldn't put these ideas in my heart in the first place, for no impossible dream gets into this world’.

He just released a single called ‘Hundred Percent’ which is been well appreciated, which is part of promotions for his next album. Richy Rich is also known for his Rich, energetic and breath-taking stage presence as he commands a fantastic music delivery…He is also currently working on a new book on love and relationships.


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