Erik Rico

USA - Los Angeles
Contemporary soul, House

Over the past 2 decades Erik has been building quite a reputation as an in demand producer, co-writer and composer 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, scores for national and international broadcast TV programs and films including PBS, Showtime, HBO, ABC, NBC, CBS, MTV, BET networks, a 2 ½ year stint as the exclusive DJ /

Also sound designer for famed international photographer and film director
David LaChapelle, exclusive DJ / sound designer for established LA based multimedia company Producit inc, DJ sets for Hollywood A-list celebrity crowd with a client list ranging from Sir Elton John, Jessica Alba, Gene Simmons, Mariah Carey, events for Desperate housewives, Sky vodka, GQ magazine and many more, various self produced releases via LifeNotes music (launched March 2008, relaunched July 2011 after being a self contained artist / producer on Sony Music and Capitol Records), collaborations and releases with some of the greatest and most progressive international artists and producers on the planet : Marc Mac (4 Hero UK), DJ Spinna (USA), House music legend Ron Trent (USA), Grooveman Spot (JP), Opolopo (SE), Shafiq Husayn (SA RA, Erykah Badu, others) Soul Parlor (Tokyo Dawn, Germany)
Recently completed the original score for the short film ‘So Misunderstood’ and produced the title single from the film (to be released commercially this autumn / winter)