|Pictured in the BMI New York office are (front row): BMI's Erica Tompkins, Pretty Ricky members Slick 'Em, Spectacular, Pleasure and Baby Blue, and manager Rex Zamor. (Back row): BMI's Samantha Cox, manager Damon DeGraff, and BMI's Wardell Malloy and Michael Leon-Rivera. photo by Dana Rodriguez|
Their debut album, Bluestars, effortlessly blends rap and r&b together to produce a fresh new urban sound. With two singles in the top 50 of the Billboard Pop 100 chart -- "Grind with Me" and "Your Body" -- Pretty Ricky is on the fast track to stardom, having already opened for some of hip-hop's heavyweights, including Run-DMC, Lil Jon, Trick Daddy, Trina and Pitbull.