Rich N Famous consists of two members, Chris Webb aka Young Handsly, and Nathan Nimley aka Young Bigz. The group’s name sake comes from their struggle and determination to be successful and the desire that everyone has to be rich and famous. Handsly, (21) was born and raised in Kansas City, Mo, and started creating music at the age of 14. After his first completed song, he knew which direction he wanted to take in life. Bigz, (22) was born in Liberia, West Africa, but came to Kansas City at 18 months old. He recorded his first song in the 6th grade and dropped his first mixtape as a freshman in high school. There was no question that music was the route for these young men.
Their debut mixtape, “Taste of The Fame,” will be coming out in September 2011. The mixtape features their hit single, “Inkd Up, “ a song declaring their love for tattoos on women. Besides making music, Rich N Famous are also scheduled to perform in upcoming shows throughout the United States. “We are happy that our hard work is starting to be recognized, we started our webpage, myspace.com/richnfamouskc, on August 1, 2011 and have been receiving a little over one hundred views daily,” states Bigz. Rich N Famous plans on taking the industry by storm with high energy flows, chart topping hooks, and a team chemistry that every group should possess. This duo is on a mission for success knowing they have a long road ahead of them, they commonly quote, “We wont sleep until we’re living our dreams” .
IAA: What is your music background?
RICH N FAMOUS: We were mostly raised on gospel hip-hop and r&b
IAA: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
RICH N FAMOUS: We want to record and release our own music because we make hits and our music sends a positive message. People need to feel good about themselves these days and our music helps make that happen.
IAA: What are your songs about?
RICH N FAMOUS: Our songs are about everything and anything! We let the songs create themselves. Our music is influenced from everyday life.
IAA: Who is your fan base directed towards?
RICH N FAMOUS: The strugglers, the dreamers, and anyone who appreciates good music.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
RICH N FAMOUS: The great Michael Jackson, Tupac, Biggie, NWA, No Limit Records, Cash Money Records, R. Kelly, Jay-Z, and Nelly just to name a few.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people ?
RICH N FAMOUS: The same way you would describe Michael Jordan’s game, our music is remarkable.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist ?
RICH N FAMOUS: The music itself plus our work ethic. We won’t sleep until we are living our dreams.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on?
RICH N FAMOUS: Our mixtape, “Taste Of The Fame” which features our hit single “Inked Up”.
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
RICH N FAMOUS: Our main goal is to sell a million records and make Rich N Famous a household name. In ten years we see ourselves working just as hard as we are now if not harder.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
RICH N FAMOUS: Fans can hit us up on myspace.com/richnfamouskc
Follow us on twitter @richnfamouskc
And you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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