Ricardo Billings a.k.a Rik Billz a Detroit, Michigan native known
for his MOTIVATING, AMPED UP, and BANGING word playing
rap lyrics always leaves a lasting impression on his listeners.
Originally a top rated high school basketball recruit out of
Detroit and runner up for Michigan’s Mr. Basketball, in 2006
Billings attended Ohio State University on a full ride scholarship
as one of the nation’s top rated recruits. During his time at
Ohio State, Billings found his passion for writing rap lyrics and
spending a few hours on and off in the universities recording
studios making songs for his team’s pregame warm up routines.
After a catastrophic and sudden knee injury that almost ended
his career in his sophomore year, Ricardo transferred to
Oakland University for a new start in basketball and to finish
college. After graduating, Ricardo determined that his next
move would be to work as a youth officer where he currently
helps Detroit’s troubled youth.
In the mist of earning an honest living, Billings is now picking up
where he left off in his love for writing music. With his stage
name of “RIK BILLZ”, he has teamed up with TrakWave
Entertainment and is now putting the hard work and dedication
to seeing his dream come true of someday becoming a premier