Rye Rye

Aug
6
Rye Rye Lights Up ‘Leno’ with Robyn [Video]

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Rye Rye made her late-night television debut on Friday’s “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Clad head to toe in denim, the Baltimore MC proved that big things come in small packages while performing her single “Never Will Be Mine” with Swedish singer Robyn.

Rye Rye’s debut album Go! Pop! Bang! is due this fall on M.I.A.’s N.E.E.T. Recordings/Interscope, featuring contributions from her mentor as well as Pharrell, Bangladesh, and Tyga.

L.A. fans can catch her opening for Katy Perry on the pop star’s “California Dreams” tour this weekend. Get to know more about this rising star in her interview with Rap-Up TV.

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Jun
15
Video: Rye Rye f/ Robyn – ‘Never Will Be Mine’

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Rye Rye laments over lost love in the video for “Never Will Be Mine,” her collaboration with pop star Robyn from the Baltimore MC’s debut album Go! Pop! Bang! In the colorful clip, M.I.A.’s protégée shows off her wild style on the Los Angeles streets, bumping into her former lover as Robyn sings a slowed down sample of her 2005 hit.

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Apr
17
Rye Rye Brings Sunshine to Coachella

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Rye Rye got the party started in the desert. M.I.A.’s 20-year-old protégée lit up the Sahara stage at Coachella in a neon-colored top, cutoff shorts adorned with patches, and rainbow army boots as she dove into her lively set. She gave festivalgoers a taste of her debut album Go! Pop! Bang! by performing her single “Bang” and the M.I.A.-assisted “Sunshine.” Pharrell (“Shake, Twist, Drop”), Bangladesh, and Tyga have contributed to the project, due later this year.

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Apr
12
Rye Rye Adds More ‘Bang’ to Debut with Pharrell, Bangladesh

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Rye Rye has kept fans waiting on her debut Go! Pop! Bang! since 2009, but it’s for the right reasons. M.I.A.’s protégée recently headed back into the studio with a gang of big-shot producers to record new material for her spring release.

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Mar
11
Video: Rye Rye – ‘Hardcore Girls’

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Rye Rye stays working on her fitness in the video for “Hardcore Girls,” a collaboration with women’s apparel line Dimepiece Designs. Directed by Liza Minou Morberg, the stylish clip sees M.I.A.’s 19-year-old protégée hitting the streets with bat in hand, working up a sweat as she and fellow ladies dance to the bumping beat. Go bang with the Baltimore MC.

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Feb
9
New Music: Rye Rye – ‘RYEotpowRR’ [Mixtape]

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Rye Rye teams up with DJ Sega to bring you her first mixtape RYEotpowRR, the predecessor to her studio debut Go! Pop! Bang! M.I.A.’s 19-year-old protégée remixes some of today’s biggest pop hits including Ke$ha’s “We R Who We R,” Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the U.S.A.,” Ciara’s “Gimmie Dat,” and Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” for over an hour of non-stop dance music. Bang out to the free tape and watch the video for her “Party in the U.S.A.” remix below.

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Jan
24
New Music Premiere: Rye Rye f/ Ciara – ‘Gimmie Dat (Remix)’

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Rap-Up.com exclusive! Rye Rye demands a piece of that on the first offering from her upcoming mixtape RYEot PowRR. M.I.A.’s protégée remixes Ciara’s “Gimmie Dat,” reconfiguring the booming track into an even more club-friendly banger, complete with frenetic rhythms and spoken-word breakdowns.

“Work it out like pow pow/ I’ma get it like CiCi/ Shakin’ all my goodies/ I’ma break it down now/ Can you give me that sound now?/ I’ma put on my crown now,” chants the 20-year-old Baltimore MC, who also shot a viral video for her DJ Sega-produced remix.

Pump up the volume and look out for Rye Rye’s debut album Go! Pop! Bang!, coming early this year on N.E.E.T./Interscope Records.

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