“Rojo” can be found below.

Rico Nasty has a specialized flow, and she has an even more specialized name for it: yinging. The DMV artist born Maria Kelly started putting rhymes to music in high school, when she began rappin’ over chillwave instrumentals. The fever swept her fast, and music took her over. Smart choice. From “iCarly” to “Block List” to her collabo with Lil Yachty on “Hey Arnold,” Rico, who sometimes features another side of her personality under the name Tacobella, is someone that should be on your playlist. With lots of tongues wagging about her right now, we wanted to hear a bit of her story from her point of view. See what she says about blowin’ up, hitting a mil on Spotify, the allure of the clarinet, and Chris Brown pointing at her in the audience at the first concert she ever went to. Oh, you know what her lip tattoo says, right?

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