Rico Love: Songwriter and Producer
Love has written and produced hit records which include Usher’s “There Goes My Baby,” Nelly’s “Just a Dream,” Trey Songz “Heart Attack,” Kelly Rowland’s “Motivation” feat Lil’ Wayne and Beyoncé’s “Sweet Dreams,” and has contributed to Grammy Award winning works such as Beyoncé’s 2009 Best Contemporary R&B album “I Am... Sasha Fierce,” Usher’s 2010 Best Contemporary R&B album “Raymond v. Raymond,” and Usher’s 2010 Best Male R&B Vocal Performance “There Goes My Baby.” In addition, Love has written and produced records for artists such as Fergie, Chris Brown, A$AP Rocky, David Guetta, Wiz Khalifa and Mary J Blige.
Rico Love: Recording Artist
Having appeared as a featured artist on records with Usher, T.I., Jermaine Dupri, Jamie Foxx, Rich Boy and Fat Joe, Love released the acclaimed “Discrete Luxury” EP, his first work as a solo recording artist in 2013. The lead single “They Don’t’ Know” was called “one of the hottest songs on the radio right now” by Vibe magazine and reached #4 on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart. His second single “Bitches Be Like” released in early 2014. A “smash hit” according to XXL magazine, the track received heavy rotation by leading digital broadcasters Sirius XM radio and Music Choice. Following summer 2014’s “Honest Tour,” Love released “He Got Money” featuring tour headliner, Future. The track was taken from Love’s forthcoming LP, “I SIN,” released August, 2014.
Rico Love: CEO
Love is the CEO of Division1, a record label formed in partnership with Interscope Records in 2013. Division1’s roster features Love alongside singer, songwriter, and musician Tiara Thomas, celebrated for writing and singing the hook on Wale’s highly acclaimed #1 hit, “Bad”. In 2015, Division1 will release Tiara Thomas’ debut LP, “The Bad Influence” and Love’s follow up LP, “#TTLO.”
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