It takes something special and unique to be a success in this industry. Rico Santino has proved his mettle in music at a young age and is already taking the music industry by storm. This young musician has revolutionized hip-hop with his own compositions and fiery lyrics. Rico Santino is a master of creative composition. By combining sounds of Boom Bap, Trap, and R&B with personal life struggles Northeast Ohio native Rico Santino is quickly becoming one of The Land’s most vibrant and diverse sounding hip-hop artists. Rico started producing his music at the age of twelve. Having gone through intense struggles, Rico commands a venomous approach to lyric writing, and his attack on the mic is both unrelenting and uncompromising. Continuously producing and consistently writing.
Rico Santino Is a Cleveland-born Hip Hop and RnB artist who is Black Puerto Rican And Italian and Irish. He got into the Music Game when he met Mark Hunter the lead singer of Chimaira a heavy metal band from Cleveland Ohio. He then went to Spider Studios to make his first studio album “As Time Progresses” which features some artists such as Billard, Chxpo, Jmoletemknow, and Lindsxy Mesenburg. Shortly after this release, Rico Dropped his Music Video “See Me Out “ Produced by Nikko Bunkin who has also worked with Juice Wrld and Future. After dropping this body of work Rico became a young rising star in the city and started opening for more popular artists such as Bone Thugs and Harmony, Mopacino, Mark Battle,s and Chip Da Ripper. After this series of shows, Rico made his Second Studio Album “Prince Of Darkness” which features Chip The Ripper, and has Production from Franky Wahoo who made songs for MGK, Wiz Khalifa, Doeboy and, Trippie Redd, and many more. After that during covid Rico Santino Still Dropped Some Music another Project called “Rich Talk”.
Once covid was over and the world opened back up Rico Santino decided to make his own label Serious Sounds and took a trip to Los Angles to work with Dj Flippp and 808 Kartel to make and release a single and video titled “ICHIGO”. Shortly after Rico opened for BFB The Packman in Cleveland and got on the IHeart Radio Stations in Ohio. 2021 Rico Released more music than the years before a handful of singles featuring a lot of local artists and Two Projects one was an ep titled “Because Of You” and a full-length album “Sad Boy Savage” that features 2 out of 3 of his music video drops this year “DRIP” which was produced by Treonthebeat who has worked with artist such as DDG and also was shot by local legend Sceneamatix a very popular music video cinematographer. The other two music videos were “East 2 West” and “Goodguys”. After releasing all these new proof jects and content Rico has done interviews and worked with brands worldwide even got on a podcast out the country in Greece.
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