- Release Date 2018-03-28
- Label Flex Up
- Catalog FU18082
Born on the musically rich and culturally significant Caribbean island of Jamaica, Richie grew up with music in his mind, body and soul. Well known for vocalizing big EDM tracks for major electronic artist such as Steve Aoki, Hardwell, Henry Fong, and Bad Royale among others, Richie has a diverse portfolio and has been played by top DJ's around the world at some of the biggest shows and events. Richie is also an extremely talented song writer and producer who spends countless hours in the studio writing rhythms and connecting artists and has grown with international music collective Flex Up Crew, a collective of more than 40 producers with members like Walshy Fire from Major Lazer.
Manimal is the culmination of a life time of hard work, inspiration and collaboration! As the first full length Flex Up Records release, Richie Loop and executive producer DJ Moiz along with Manimal project producer and sound engineer Johnny Roxx, has brought together some of the most creative, prolific and experienced producers like Ackeejuice Rockers, DJ Septik, Kalibandulu and also teamed Richie up with young, exciting and talented producers like D'Maduro, Bombocat, and TYGW, just to name a few. Videos and tour dates are expected in 2018 with great praise from music lovers worldwide. The first official single from the new album entitled "Way Up" is produced by Dutch duo Tribal Kush is set for a March 7 2018 release and will be available on all music streaming and buying platforms.