Ricky Lewis also known by his stage name Ric Rude, is a 4x Grammy Nominated American record producer, songwriter and record executive. He has collaborated with a broad range of popular artists, including, Destiny’s Child, Snoop Dogg, YG, Iggy Azalea, Busta Rhymes, Mary J Blige, The Kardashians, and more. He also produces music for some of today’s hit television shows, including, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” “Kourtney and Khloe,” “Basketball Wives,” “Behind the Behind,” “Love and Hip Hop,” and many others. Ric’s study of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, and Pop lends to his unique talent of creating today’s sound to become timeless tomorrow.
Nicky Moroose also known as NickyBeatz joins SAR from the east coast and brings with him a wealth of artistic ability which stems from a very young age. Nicky began his love for music learning to play the guitar, taking years of lessons and eventually turned that love into beat production. Nicky is currently studying Interactive Design at West Virginia University. He has been up to par with balancing school and beat making full-time. He aims to continue beat production for emerging artists at Stiff Arm Records.
Nicky explodes onto the scene in 2020 and comes to SAR as one of the most sought after young producers in the industry. Nicky brings an expert ability to find just the right compromise between variation and repetition in his artistic creations. His favorite genre of music to make is “Melodic Trap” but he has knowledge and experience in many genres.
Terry Opoku, better known as T-Nyce, is a Canadian music Producer, songwriter and a music Executive who is making prominent strides in North America’s music industry. He’s established himself as a key player early on in the game with a trifecta of talent to match. Discovering his love for music at an early age; it was his dexterity in harmonies, fusion and measure that pushed him into greatness and out of his inner city Toronto neighbourhood. In only a few short years T- Nyce has cultivated a very impressive resume. He is a two time ATL beat battle champion, and has collaborated with prominent artists such as: Sean Kingston, Belly, Tory Lanez, YG, Kid Ink, and most recently Cardi B, Bri Steves, and Motwon records own TheHxliday. T-Nyce just finished his 2 year term as an A&R manager at eOne Entertainment. He’s now an owner of a successful production/ management company called BestKeptSecrete. This company has produced and work with platinum artist like A Boogie, Young Thug, Pop Smoke and many more. He is also the founder of Create Academy, a songwriting incubator based in Toronto, Canada. Create Academy is already the pipeline for Canadian talent. It has already provided great opportunities for Canadian talents. Memorable and organic, his style is instantly recognizable. His attention to detail is what sets him apart from mediocrity, outlining the difference between his originality and numerous imitators. His personal experiences are the motivation behind his compositions. His goals of achieving success on the Billboard charts and becoming one of the greatest producers of his time is merely just beyond his reach; so as his career-defining moments amplify, so will his legacy in the game.