Richie Rich (2)

Richie Rich (2)

Real Name:
Richard Serrell
Profile:
Richie Rich is the stage name of Richard Serrel, an Oakland, California-based rapper. He had a minor hit on his own (Let's Ride) in the early 1990s and performed on one version of I Got 5 On It by The Luniz.

He is notable for being an early influence on rapper Snoop Dogg, both in vocal style (they both have a laid-back, drawling delivery), and in the naming of their groups - Snoop has stated that 213 (consisting of Snoop, Nate Dogg and Warren G) was inspired by Rich's 415, named after the area code of Oakland. In Snoop's own words, "The reason I formed 213 with Warren G and Nate Dogg is because Richie Rich had a group called 415. I was lovin' his style and voice which I incorporated into my style when I first started rapping."

Richie Rich was also a good friend of Andre "Mac Dre" Hicks who was gunned down in 2004. Dre mentions his friendship with Rich as far back as on Dre's second tape released in 1990.

He is largely known for his work with friend 2Pac Shakur; the pair regularly collaborated in the mid-1990s.
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Richie Rich (2) Discography

Albums

Richie Rich (2) Don't Do It (Album) Big League Records, Inc. US 1990 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) 1/2 (Half Thang) (Album) Shot Records US 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) Seasoned Veteran (Album) Def Jam Music Group Europe 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) The Game (Album) Ten-Six Records US 2001 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) Nixon Pryor Roundtree (Album) Ten-Six Records US 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Richie Rich (2) Geeks Revenge (Rodney) (EP, Maxi) Big League Records, Inc. US 1990 Sell This Version
J-6767 Richie Rich (2) Don't Do It(12") Big League Records, Inc. J-6767 US 1990 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) & Esera* Richie Rich (2) & Esera* - Stay With Me (Single) Gridiron Records, Castle Records US 1996 Sell This Version
75444-35091-2 T-Boz & Richie Rich (2) T-Boz & Richie Rich (2) - Touch Myself "Remix"(CD, Maxi) Rowdy Records 75444-35091-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) Let's Ride (Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) Do G's Get To Go To Heaven? (Maxi, Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) Ni**as Done Changed / Real Pimp Def Jam Recordings US 1996 Sell This Version
none Richie Rich (2) Taste Like SHH-(12", Smplr, Promo) Def Jam Recordings none US 1996 Sell This Version
Richie Rich (2) If... (Single) Def Jam Recordings US 1998 Sell This Version
none Richie Rich (2) What I Ain't Gonna Do / Playboy(12", Single, Promo) Ten-Six Records none US 2001 Sell This Version
TSX-1203 Richie Rich (2) How I Ride / Still My N%$@(12", Single) Ten-Six Records TSX-1203 US 2002 Sell This Version
none Messy Marv Featuring Dru Down, Keak Da Sneak, Richie Rich (2), Frontline*, The Team (4), Turf Talk, E-40, Guce Messy Marv Featuring Dru Down, Keak Da Sneak, Richie Rich (2), Frontline*, The Team (4), Turf Talk, E-40, Guce - Get On My Hype (The All-Star Remix)(CDr, Single, Promo) Scalen Entertainment, Sumday Entertainment none US 2005 Sell This Version
none Cosmic Slop Shop, Richie Rich (2), Big Lurch Cosmic Slop Shop, Richie Rich (2), Big Lurch - The World Iz Mine / Who Got The Steel(12", W/Lbl) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

BLCD 2000 Richie Rich (2) Greatest Hits(CD, Comp) Big League Records, Inc. BLCD 2000 US 2000 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Dolla Will Featuring Richie Rich (2), Too $hort*, Clyde Carson & V-White* Dolla Will Featuring Richie Rich (2), Too $hort*, Clyde Carson & V-White* - The Bay Remix(4xFile, AAC) Almighty Music none US 2012

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