The Alabama King has recently released his biggest project to date, ELEVN, The Mixtape Album. In addition to the release of ELEVN, Ricko AK has joined the GRM No-Sleep Tour (a nationwide tour). When he isn’t touring Ricko AK can be found gracing the stage at some of the hottest venues in Atlanta.
The highly anticipated mixtape album follows an impressive music catalog that includes his 2007 debut solo project Trademark. The leading single off of Trademark, “V.I. Pimpin Remix” featuring Gotti and Kalako landed in the Top 20 on seven different radio stations in Canada. It also charted on New York’s S.U.R.E. Record Pool’s Hot off the Press” Chart as the No. 1 new single. The 2006 pre-release of the single went on to win Best Bass in Hip Hop as well as other awards. Made in Alabama set the precedent of his legacy of creating classic mixtapes. I Am The Anedote; Chapters 1-7 arrived in late 2007. Ricko AK was featured on the Raw Report: Volume 5, as well as Street and Sheets Volumes 1-3. AK also authored the introductory song “I Love 107.9” for Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 DJ Redd Dredd. His single “I Love Being From Da Souf” featured on DJ Emperor Searcy’s (BME/Hot 107.9) Mix CD. “Bring Another Bottle” was featured on DJ Green Lantern’s Myspace Invasion 5 and Ricko had the opportunity to work with multi-Grammy winning producer Deezle. Ricko also co-hosted a television show Mixtape-TV with DJ Steen and DJ Shadow in which he interviewed some of hip-hop’s royalty such as DJ Khaled, Lil Boosie, Ace Hood, and Trina.
Ricko AK/Alabama King is pure talent, a progressive movement; artistic success. With every song he paints a picture that takes you deeper into his world and into his journey of super stardom.