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WYCE 2016 Jammies Set Live

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WYCE 2016 Jammies Set Live

Our family at WYCE is in the midst of their fund drive. We love them. The Jammies is just one of the many reasons why…Here is a video of the first portion of my set. This video does not include Big Dudee Roo joining the madness. Griff joins for some harmonica on Starving Artists and the crowd provides the beat for one song. A memorable exchange of energy. DONATE TO WYCE....

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Today | Rick Chyme & Nixon | Official Video | Dir. Taylor Bro

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Today | Rick Chyme & Nixon | Official Video | Dir. Taylor Bro

It is with great pleasure that we bring to you the video for the first single from our soon to be released album, Bald Since Birth, “Today”. We filmed this video with my teammate with Taylor Bro of Blind Blind Tiger. We have collaborated hundreds of times in the past as basketball teammates at Rockford High School and Western Michigan University. This project was filmed in one day when I found himself with a day off while touring. Taylor, who is a California based artist, filmed from his longboard and black pick-up truck as Chyme...

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5iveit Creative Workshop | Grandville, Michigan

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5iveit Creative Workshop | Grandville, Michigan

I am currently in the midst of a series of sessions with 6th Graders at East Elementary School in Grandville, MI. Above is a video captured as we performed a song together, below are some words from instructor, Sara Peterman…. “Music lyrics are poetry,” says teacher Sara Peterman at East. She invited hip hop artist Rick Chyme to guide sixth graders through his writing method, and it proved to help all of them overcome writer’s block. They first cleared their minds in a dimly lit room while listening to gentle music....

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Help Us Make a Music Video Using Phones

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Help Us Make a Music Video Using Phones

As you may know already, we released a few new songs last week in form of U.N.I.T.S. 1. One song from the EP, Move My Arms Around featuring Suport seems to have been designated as the “single” by you all. Since you have let us know what your favorite song is, we figured we should all collaborate to create the music video together. It’s only right that I show you couple of the early submissions before explaining how to participate. I now bring to you The Accidentals w/ animals and baby Collins ‘moving their arms...

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Parking Lot (remix) w/ The Accidentals + Marshall Crenshaw, Ralston Bowles & More

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Parking Lot (remix) w/ The Accidentals + Marshall Crenshaw, Ralston Bowles & More

video courtesy of Steve Miles Earlier this week I joined The Accidentals, Marshall Crenshaw, Ralston Bowles, Mark Lavengood, Peter Mulvey and more for a performance at The Fredrick Meijer Gardens Amphitheater. Above is a clip of my collaboration with The Accidentals on their new song, Parking Lot. BONUS: The good folks at Local Spins documented the night with some photos, a video recap including some more collaboration and an interview with Mr. Marshall Crenshaw, HERE. Thank You Ralston for introducing me to such fantastic humans &...

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On The Spot with DJ Head Debiase

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On The Spot with DJ Head Debiase

I ran into my friend DJ Head Debiase at a Curren$y concert and he caught me “On The Spot”. Head consistently shines light on Michigan Hip Hop and beyond. Most known for his work with Willie The Kid, he has also put together projects with several other artist including Cory Gunz and La The Darkman. Shout to MGP for continuing to bring Hip Hop to the Midwest....

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BETTER DAYS | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

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BETTER DAYS | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

A one take video of Better Days from The 5iveit EP. This piece was directed by John Boros Productions. The song is produced by Ryan K. Wilson. This was one of those days that do not go as planned, but turn out great just the same. Stay tuned for a video detailing the making of this clip....

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DJC | Live | Fredrick Meijer Gardens

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DJC | Live | Fredrick Meijer Gardens

A few weeks ago I performed a few songs at Fredrick Meijer Gardens, a great outdoor venue in West Michigan. Ralston Bowles curates the Tuesday Evening Music Club, this video took place on the last night of the summer series. The song was written to my Dad, who died in a plane crash in 1995. The Ladder by Rick Chyme The studio version of this song was recorded in 2007, was produced by produced by Jonny Traxx, co-written by Audiological and features vocals from my friend Karisa Wilson, who isn’t present in the video as I decided to...

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Richardson’s Food & Liquor | Live

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Richardson’s Food & Liquor | Live

Richardson’s Food & Liquor performed last weekend at Billy’s Lounge. There was great energy in the building, the love was overwhelming. To check out the studio version of this song featuring Ryan K. Wilson and produced by Nixon, click HERE. 5iveit LP & 5iveit EP (Limited Edition 2 CD Release) by Rick Chyme What are we going to do about gun violence in the United States? Considering the state of our States,┬áit appears to me that we are far from...

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To The Top | College Insider Tournament Promo

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To The Top | College Insider Tournament Promo

The 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament from CollegeInsider.com 3 on Vimeo. A video for the song,”To The Top” we created in collaboration with collegeinsider.com for their post-season basketball tournament. This clip will air on CBS Sports Network during the semi-finals and finals of the tournament in early April. The song was produced and mixed by Nixon and mastered by Sir Manley. The photo at the beginning of the video was taken by Paul Jendrasiak. Many thanks to the good folks at the CIT and for Coach Steve Hawkins...

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