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Richie Wess Biography

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Published/Updated: 12 Jun 2012, 13:20

Biography: Richie Wess, rapper and CEO of YTC Entertainment. The Queens-born, Tampa-bred artist got an early start in the music industry. Heavily influenced by his father who produced videos for legendary rap group, Richie Wess followed in the family business by linking up with his cousin DJ Spinatik. By the age of ten, Richie Wess was penning his own raps to perform in front of his family before taking part in rap battles and then dropping his first album at the age of 15.

Richie Wess talks about his influences and what rappers he studied from a young age and how it feels to be a part of the industry today.

‘I’m a student of hip hop from as far as I could remember til now and it feels good to be in a place where I’m branded in hip hop,’ says Richie Wess.

More than a rapper, Richie Wess runs his own company, YTC Entertainment Group along with his younger brother Yung Dred. In its first run out of the gate, YTC Entertainment scored a hit with its first single ‘Shawty Is A Freak’ Ft. Sammie & Yung Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.