Chicago Artist Road Runna Rio Releases ‘Hollywood’ Project Featuring OJ Da Juiceman, Zaytoven and Chopsquad DJ

Road Runna Rio has been building up his name as a rapper since 2014. Despite his brief experience with homelessness, the rising artist has had one thing on his mind; to become one of the biggest rappers in the game.

Road Runna Rio, whose birth name is Mariano Scardine, grew up in Calumet City, IL in the South Chicago metropolitan area. He grew up between the Chicago area and other parts of IL and even spent time in Los Angeles and Atlanta. To him, his influences come mostly from the latter since he’s spent most of his adulthood in the two cities. As a rapper, he’s trying to create his own lane in music and defines his sound as a blend of “Intelligent Trap” with a lazy flow that is full of impactful punchlines.

He’s collaborated with some heavy hitters in music for his newly released project titled ‘Hollywood’ including OJ Da Juiceman, Zaytoven, chasethemoney, Chopsquad DJ, the entire Stinc Team and memes of the Shoreline Mafia since he’s started working on his craft and has been making major connections in Atlanta. While LA is where he got his footing as an artist, it is the Southern home of rap that has him linking with industry elite. For Road Runna Rio, there’s nothing stopping him from pursuing music, not even being homeless for 5 years before 2020.


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