INDIGOCHILDRICK

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INDIGOCHILDRICK
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Background information
Birth nameStewart Broderick Mullings
Also known asFabrick
Born (1996-01-14) January 14, 1996 (age 25)
Plantation, Florida, U.S.
Genres
  • Hip hop
  • R&B
  • Alternative R&B
  • Lo-fi
  • Trap
  • Punk Rap
  • House
  • Emo Rap
  • Cloud rap
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Producer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Director
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Keyboards
  • Drums
Years active2011–present
Labels
  • MODE
  • EMPIRE
Associated acts
  • Skepta
  • Playboi Carti
  • Robb Bank$
  • ICYTWAT
  • ASAP Mob
  • Raider Klan
  • Denzel Curry
Websiteindigochildrick.com

Rick Mullings (Born Stewart Broderick Mullings; January 14, 1996), known by his stage name INDIGOCHILDRICK(formerly stylized IndigoChildRick), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, painter, and director. Born and raised in Broward County, Florida. He gathered a following in the hip-hop scene through singles, artwork, and producing for other artists. He has worked with Skepta, Playboi Carti, ICYTWAT, Robb Banks, Sir Michael Rocks, Denzel Curry and more.[1]

Early life

Stewart Broderick Mullings was born on January 14, 1996, in Plantation, Florida. He is of Jamaican descent through both parents. Mullings grew up mainly listening to Jazz, Soul, R&B & Reggae. Around the age of 9 he began to focus on Hip-Hop & Rock music.

Career

2007-2009: Career Beginnings

Rick began rapping at 11 and sewing clothes at the age of 12. After recording a few songs in his bedroom using the program Audacity, He began learning how to produce.[2]

2010-2013: Fabrick Tapes and INDIGO

At age 14, He attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.[3] During his sophomore year he released 2 fully self-produced House music mixtapes in 2011 under the moniker “Fabrick”.[4][5] He would later adopted the stage name “IndigoChildRick” in 2012. Throughout 2012, he released singles that would later sum into his first Hip-hop project “INDIGO”. Frequenting trips to Miami, he gained the attention of the Florida Hip-hop Collective, Raider Klan. Around this time, he began to work in affiliation with artists such as Robb Banks, Pouya, Denzel Curry and more.[6] In 2013, He released his first and self directed visual “4sho” on Youtube.

2014-2016: Poppin’ Da Trunk, Retribution and Dream Mode

In March 2014, Rick released his second visual “Poppin’ Da Trunk”. In the following months he would go on a statewide tour with Robb Banks and Sir Michael Rocks. Rick began working closely with Banks, and worked tracks for Banks debut album “Year of the Savage”. While working on the project, they would go on to tour in Europe.[7][8] In 2015, Rick released his third visual “Retribution”.[9] Around this time, he met Ian Connor, in which they would begin to work on an art film. Months later, he enlisted on a nationwide tour with Robb Banks & Wifisfuneral.[10] Halfway through the tour, Rick stopped in Los Angeles to network and found his Fashion Label “Dream Mode”. Towards the end of the year, at Miami Art Basel, Connor introduced Rick to the A$AP Mob.[11] In January 2016, Rick released the single “What Did U Say?”. After building buzz with the track and other single releases, He linked up with former “Divine Council” Member ICYTWAT for the record “Back on the Block”. From this point, they began to work on tracks together.[12] In May, he performed at Rolling Loud Miami. After spending much of the year working with production factories, He released his first Dream Mode Collection in November.[13]

2017-Current: Volcano and PSYCHOCIAL

In January 2017, Rick moved to Los Angeles, California. During his first months there, he would focus on sewing and designing his second collection as well as work on his album. In March, He would perform in Austin, Texas at SXSW Fest.[14] Living in a small apartment in Glendale, California, he continued to work on his clothing and music. In August, Rick traveled to New York for 2 months to work closely with Robb Banks on his Sophomore album “Molly World”.[15] In November, Rick traveled to Miami to work with Playboi Carti. He would produce the song “Lean 4 Real”[16] on Carti’s Sophomore Album “Die Lit”.[17] In February 2018, Rick released his second collection “Volcano”.[18] He performed at Rolling Loud Miami in May, and Rolling Loud Bay Area in September.[19][20] In January 2019, Rick performed at the A$AP Mob event “Yams Day”.[21] A month later, Rick began working with Skepta. He would produce the record “Going Through It” on Skepta’s fifth studio Album “Ignorance is Bliss”, released in May of that year.[22] In August, Rick & ICYTWAT released the visual “Grippin’ It” on Youtube.[23] In February 2020, as a “shock-drop”, Rick released an EP titled “PSYCHOCIAL”, as well as another self-directed visual “In The Lobby”.[24][25]

Discography

Studio Albums

  • INDIGO (2012)
  • PSYCHOCIAL (2020)

INDIGOCHILDRICK in the media

                       

External links

References

  1. "BMI - Repertoire Search". repertoire.bmi.com. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  2. "Been sewing since 2008". @IndigoChildRick. 2016-10-20. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  3. "My thoughts are with all students and teachers at Stoneman Douglas HS. It's completely surreal seeing my old school in this predicament". @IndigoChildRick. 2018-02-14. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  4. "The Greenhouse Effect Mixtape by Fabrick Hosted by Landscapers Co". www.datpiff.com. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  5. "The Triangle Mixtape by Fabrick Hosted by Landscapers Co". www.datpiff.com. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  6. "BMI | Repertoire Search". repertoire.bmi.com. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  7. "Robb Bank$ & INDIGOCHILDRICK at Hydrozagadka (21 May 2015)". Songkick. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  8. "Robb Banks - 24/7 (feat. IndigoChildRick) (Live) | NTS". NTS Radio. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  9. "INDIGOCHILDRICK - Retribution". YouTube.
  10. "South Florida's Top Ten Young Rappers Killing the Game in 2015". New Times Broward-Palm Beach. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  11. "ANNOUNCING: Dope Basel 2015". Dope Ent. 2015-11-12. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  12. "IndigoChildRick - Back On The Block". CitrusRap. 2016-08-02. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  13. "Rapper IndigoChildRick on III Points Debut: "I Was Connected With a Different Kind of Fan Base"". Miami New Times. 2016-10-19. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  14. "SXSW Schedule". sxsw.com. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  15. "Robb Bank$ Impresses on Latest Album". respect-mag.com. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  16. "Playboi Carti Starter Pack - The Fader". thefader.com. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  17. "Playboi Carti - Vice - Vice". vice.com. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  18. "My second collection "VOLCANO" available now". @IndigoChildRick. 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  19. "The Top Ten Underrated Acts at Rolling Loud 2018". Miami New Times. 2018-05-10. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  20. "15 Videos to Get You Hyped for Hip-Hop Music Festival 'Rolling Loud Bay Area'". SF Station | San Francisco's City Guide. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  21. "ASAP MOB celebrates fourth annual Yams Day". artistdirect.com. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  22. "Skepta Breaks Down New Album 'Ignorance Is Bliss' | Capital XTRA". Capital XTRA.
  23. "ICYTWAT - Grippin It (Ft. IndigoChildRick) (Official Video)". YouTube.
  24. "IndigoChildRick - PSYCHOCIAL (EP Stream)". ILLROOTS. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  25. "INDIGOCHILDRICK - In The Lobby". YouTube.

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