NU-Ricks is the highest volume independent live music company in the SF Bay Area.


NU-Ricks enables artists to grow their networks, get on stage and build a performance resume all while making money while performing.


NU-Ricks can drive foot traffic to your venue. This leads to increased bar sales, better notoriety, and repeat customers


Ensure your artists gain the necessary exposure and notoriety they deserve. With our promotional strategies, you can be assured that your artist will be treated and promoted in the most professional of manners.

#NUArtist: Doe the Unknown

Doe the Unknown is one of the hardest working rappers in the business. He does not care about the fame or the money. His main goal is to express himself through rap music. He started rapping and writing his own songs since the 6th grade. He has won  various rap contests and has released several successful albums. He’ll be performing with San Quinn in San Jose! Check out some of Doe the Unknown’s music here:

#NUArtist: Big Melt

Coming straight out of the Bay Area, Big Melt is pursuing his dream of becoming a successful rapper. He has a few new songs out and all are definitely worth the listen! He’ll be performing tomorrow night in Sacramento with San Quinn! Check out his songs below:

#NUArtist: Foreva Young J.P.

This #NUArtist of the week definitely knows how to bring good vibes to any place he goes. His songs “Fame is (Nameless)” and “Turn Shoota” feature a beat that makes you feel like you’re on a road trip with the windows down and have no worries at all.  If you are looking to have a chill day filled with good vibes, listen to Foreva Young J.P.’s Soundcloud below! Also, you can party with Foreva Young J.P. on July 8 in Sacramento. He’ll be performing with San Quinn!

#NUArtist: AJTheKid

AJTheKid always envisioned himself as a rapper. He idolized Eminem and was compared to him so often that he was also called Slim Shady. He grew up in San Francisco and later joined the US Marines. Once he was discharged, he moved to East Oakland and is now a full-time student trying to become a military correspondent for the media. Throughout all of his life, AJTheKid remained faithful to his music and has made amazing albums that reflects his perseverance in life. Check his music out below and come support him when he performs with Nef the Pharoah this weekend in Oakland!

#NUArtist: Du Damage

Du Damage is a veteran of the rap industry. He has performed on hundreds of shows and has songs with Philthy Rich, Thudda Boy, and Tuff da goon. If you have not seen him perform yet, Du Damage knows how to charm a crowd. He can get the crowd singing along to his songs or dancing along with him. Check out his original song “She’s Like Heroin” and his song with Philthy Rich,  “Trip n 4 life”.

#NUArtist: Kaotic

Kaotic’s latest album, titled “Kaotic”, was released in March and it showcases Kaotic’s lyrical talent. Don’t get scared by the album cover, this album is a must have for fans of Bay Area rappers. Our favorite songs on the album are “Reason”, “Want You”, “Uncensored”, and “Curtains Down”. Check out his new album below and you can watch him live when he performs with Clyde Carson on the 23rd!

#NUArtist: ExZuberant

ExZuberant is going to be performing tomorrow night with Mac Mall at the Blue Lamp. His album, The Limit Cannot Be Reached, came out last June, but is a something all of Sacramento should be proud of. ExZuberant raps clearly and with a passionate tone. It is hard not to miss the messages of each of his songs. Our favorites are “401”, “I’m Dope”, and “One Way Ticket”. Check the entire album below:

#NUArtist: Breach

Breach’s latest album captures the rap style that is unique to only the Bay Area. Diamond Neptune by Breach has been in the works for 2 years. Breach collaborated with several other artists such as Drewdontrap, Dork the Ghost, Mar-Lo, Lambo Carlo, and others. Breach is performing tonight, May 26, in San Jose with HBK Skipper. Check out Breach’s album below:

#NUArtist: Vossy V

Vossy V, also known as the NuMob Chief, is originally from Memphis. He moved to San Francisco and is taking the Bay Area music scene by storm. His savage beats and lyrics captures every audience he performs for. Even his album covers are a testament of how he’s a force to be reckon with in the Bay Area music scene. He will be performing with Mac Mall on Sunday, May 21, at the Complex in Oakland. Check out our favorite songs of the NuMob Chief below:

#NUArtist: Ty Astor

Ty Astor is best known for his latest single “Stay the Night” produced by Beat Roc. “Stay the Night” and was introduced by Big Von on 106.1 KMEL’s Home Turf Radio. Ty Astor won their competition for winning the most votes among Bay Area listeners. Ty Astor is a multi-talented artist born in Oakland, CA. He has a long experience of performing at different venues across the Bay Area. Asides from rapping, Ty Astor is also a drummer and a barber! He is also a very proud member of the American Society of Composers and Publishers. Check out some of our favorites below: