27 Facts About Roddy Ricch


Roddy Ricch rose to fame in 2018 with his single, "Die Young", which peaked at number 98 on the Billboard Hot 100.


In 2019, Roddy Ricch was featured alongside Hit-Boy on Nipsey Hussle's single, "Racks in the Middle", which earned him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, and on Mustard's Grammy-nominated single "Ballin'", which reached 11 on the Hot 100.


Roddy Ricch has won several accolades, including a Grammy Award from nine different nominations, as well as two BET Awards, two BET Hip Hop Awards, and an American Music Award.


Roddy Ricch began making beats in earnest at age 16.


Roddy Ricch had a brief stint in county jail at the time when his second commercial mixtape, Feed Tha Streets II, was released.


On November 22,2017, Roddy Ricch released his debut commercial mixtape, Feed Tha Streets, which is his first project.


In March 2018, Roddy Ricch released his unofficial debut extended play, Be 4 Tha Fame.

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On December 7,2018, Roddy Ricch released a collaboration with American DJ and record producer Marshmello, titled "Project Dreams".


On February 15,2019, Roddy Ricch was featured alongside American record producer Hit-Boy on American rapper Nipsey Hussle's single, "Racks in the Middle".


On October 11,2019, Roddy Ricch released the single, "Big Stepper", which serves the lead single of his debut album, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial.


On January 27,2020, Roddy Ricch was featured on Meek Mill's single, "Letter to Nipsey", an ode to the now-late Nipsey Hussle.


Roddy Ricch was co-featured alongside Gunna and American record producer London on da Track on A Boogie wit da Hoodie's single, "Numbers", from the latter's third studio album, Artist 2.0, which was released on February 14,2020.


Roddy Ricch then appeared on American rapper NLE Choppa's single, "Walk Em Down", which was released on March 19,2020, and appeared on the latter's debut studio album, Top Shotta.


Roddy Ricch became the first artist to achieve his first two number-one singles in the same year since English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran did it in 2017.


Roddy Ricch won Album of the Year at the 2020 BET Awards.


Roddy Ricch has spent eighteen cumulative weeks atop the Hot 100 so far, the most for any artist in 2020.


Roddy Ricch tied with Canadian singer the Weeknd as the most nominated artists at the 2020 American Music Awards, both with eight nominations.


Roddy Ricch received six nominations at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, including for Song of the Year and Record of the Year for "The Box" and "Rockstar", respectively.


Roddy Ricch was ranked third on the Billboard Year-End chart for Top Artists.


On March 14,2021, Roddy Ricch officially released a live performance of an unreleased song called "Heartless", which he debuted at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.


Roddy Ricch used the album title again on social media posts a couple days later.


On May 12,2022, Roddy Ricch was featured on Post Malone's single, "Cooped Up", which appeared on the latter's fourth studio album, Twelve Carat Toothache.


On June 11,2022, Roddy Ricch was arrested on weapons charges after him and members of his crew were stopped at a security checkpoint near Citi Field, where law enforcement found a loaded firearm, additional ammunition, and a large-capacity magazine.


Roddy Ricch has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, and unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device.


Roddy Ricch has been recognized for his raspy voice "that works wonders with vocal filters".

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Roddy Ricch has cited Kendrick Lamar, who is from his hometown of Compton, as a musical influence.


Roddy Ricch has stated that rapper Speaker Knockerz is his biggest influence, along with the "basis" of his music coming from him.