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ROB RICO

National Touring Comic & Emcee​

the story SO FAR...

Alright, so straight up. A LOT has happened to get to this point. So if I miss anything, my bad! with that being said...


     It all started in the Antelope Valley, but you've prolly never even heard of that so let's just say, Los Angeles. Rob started taking community college courses at Antelope Valley community college for acting and music but quickly realized it wasn't his speed. That didn't stop him from meeting a lot of unknowingly impactful figures to his career. He met Sam Siege (a writing partner and fellow rapper) and they quickly began recording and performing as/alongside the no-nonsense rap group, "Thee Almighty" at local shows throughout LA County. They produced and wrote tracks like "Eastern", "Vaccine", and "random" to show everyone they pulled no punches, no matter who was on the track. They even had the opportunity to open for Yellawolf (Shoutout Illah & the Sick Calicos!) at the renowned venue, "The Conservatory," in Santa Ana, CA. Working with these groups along with dope artists/friends like, Shiv Singh, Jd McGibney, Daniel Henderson, Ese Ray, and "the Greats", laid the groundwork for his artistic development which led him to enroll and graduate from the "Musician's Institute" in Hollywood, CA where he managed to secure an internship with the world renowned artist management label, Tuff Gong Worldwide.

    All the while Rob was balancing a career in comedy. A regular at local stand-up shows, he was also show producing "The Big 'L' Comedy Show" at the world famous "Ice House Comedy Club" in Pasadena, CA before he could even order a drink there! He auditioned for the Groundlings school but was clearly ahead of its time "har har"(not bitter AT ALL). Rob left Tuff Gong and turned his attention to the warm arms of Westside Comedy Theater in the lovely alleys of Santa Monica (he also enjoyed a brief stint as a writer & performer @ The Second City). At Westside he became a nightly show manager and began writing and producing "Pass The Mic", a freestyle-rap comedy show with EPIC LLOYD (Lloyd Alqhuist, creator of Emmy nominated series, "Epic Rap Battles of History").

    Most recently Rob took a couple years to tour as a
professional comic with the award-winning group, "Mission Improvable" but now resides in LA once again. He is currently show producing and crafting new sounds in the studio to inspire the next generation of musicians...