Erik Rico is an Artist, Producer, Singer songwriter, Multi instrumentalist, remixer and DJ!

He can cover all genres of music including, Soul, Future Soul, Blues, New Jazz, House, Dance Hall / Reggae, Electronic, Afro, Afro Latin, Broken and more. As a Singer songwriter, other for the past 12 years, Erik has been building quite a reputation as an in demand producer and co-writer after stints with Sony music group and Capitol records with credits that include, Tupac Shakur, Qtip (A tribe called quest), Ladybug Mecca (Digable Planets), Carmen Rizzo (Seal, Glen Ballard, Junky XL), Jurassic 5, Planet Asia, Mystic and many more.

Erik has also produced scores for national broadcasting TV programs including PBS, Showtime HBO, ABC, NBC, CBS, MTV, BET networks and others. He has also been the exclusive DJ/sound designer for famed international photographer David LaChapelle and the exclusive DJ/sound designer for established LA based multimedia company Producit inc. His DJ sets cover Hollywood’s A-list celebrity clients ranging from Sir Elton John, Jessica Alba, Gene Simmons, Mariah Carey and Djeeyaing parties for Desperate housewives, Sky vodka, GQ magazine and many more.

Eric has produced various self produced releases via LifeNotes music (launched March 2008, relaunched July 2011), which included collaborations and upcoming releases with some of the greatest and most progressive international producers on the planet: Marc Mac (4 Hero UK), DJ Spinna (USA), house legend Ron Trent (USA), Grooveman Spot (JP), Opolopo (SE), Shafiq Husayn (SA-RA) and others.

 

Erik also works with the U.S. State Department as a Cultural Arts Ambassador traveling the globe teaching music workshops, performing and engaging in panel discussions to help bridge the gap between foreign territories and the U.S. to increase understanding, respect and awareness amongst all people.

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