Electrifying Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Rico Davis has persevered despite hard times. Born and raised in Camden, New Jersey, Rico spent the first four years of his life homeless, with his mother and older sister until his mother was finally able to obtain a stable residence and employment. Rico was frequently bullied in school because of his love of dancing and singing. It was not until Rico was accepted into Creative & Performance Arts High School that he
received the community support and recognition he longed for. He was a member of their exclusive choir, winning the esteemed International Days of Coro Competition in Italy, competing against choirs from 30 participating countries. It was these experiences, and passion that influenced Rico to form Young America Entertainment with several friends. The mission of the multi-media company is to provide creatives and innovators with a platform for self-expression, while empowering them to have a voice not to be defined by social norms. This progressive movement also collaborate in support socially conscious issues, as well as music and arts programs for youth. Rico Davis is now set to release the debut EP ethos in March 2018.
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