Richard Evans aka Richie Evans, born July 26th in York, PA is one of the most notable recording artists from his city. He is esteemed to be the next big artist out of Arizona.
|Born||July 26, 1981|
|Birth place||York, PA, USA|
|Education||Eastern Arizona College|
|Birth name||Richard Evans|
|Occupation||Recording Artist, Entrepreneur, Music Executive|
Born and rise
Born as the only child to his mother Norma Jean Mitchell and His father Richard Evans Sr. During their 12-year marriage. His father later went on to have his second child after their divorce, named Diante Blue Evans. Due to his father’s heroic service in the United States Air Force, Richie Evans became a world traveler at a young age.
Richie experienced many different cultures nationally as well as overseas. He lived in New Mexico, Germany, Italy, and eventually leading him back to Luke Air Force Base in AZ. Being exposed to the world at a young age attributes to his affluent mindset, and ability to relate to a broad spectrum of people, whether it is through music or his business endeavors.
Richie graduated from Alamogordo High school, in Alamogordo NM class of 1999 Before he was a star on the stage, he was a star player on the court, he played basketball all 4 years of high school on the varsity team, he also went on to play college basketball at Eastern Arizona College.
Richie Evans has always had a vision for his successful life. Since the age of 18 he knew the direction that he wanted to take with his professional career. It started when Richie received a scholarship to play basketball for Eastern Arizona College, which is where he majored in business management.
He used those same skills and applied that knowledge to his musical career, with the intent to take it to higher levels. He understood the groundwork and what it takes to thrive in the music industry.
He worked the streets of Arizona with his mixtapes, it created a buzz and he undoubtedly became one of the most respected and well-known artists in the city. His hard work paid off, resulting in one of the most notable moments in the growth and journey of his career as an artist.
Richie’s demo got into the hands of Rap Superstar, The Game. The Game was signed to Inters cope Records at the time. Soon after The Game listened to Richie’s Music, Evans received a call from him. Richie was on the next flight to Los Angeles, CA. and signed his first record deal in 2009, with Black Wall Street / Interscope. In connection to his roots, he got the opportunity to travel the world again with this label.
Richie Evans has been featured in many reputable sources. You can find articles written about him in magazines such as XXL, The Source, and he has appeared on major television shows. This time was valuable and conducive towards Richie’s development, as not only just an artist anymore. It equipped him with the experience to excel in this business as a music executive, as well as motivating and providing him with the resources to create the blueprint and outline for his own record label, known as The Evans Administration (TEA) established in 2012.
Richie has worked with many household names in the industry. Having heavy ties with some of the greatest rappers from the West Coast, has allowed him the opportunity to work with legends such as Rick Ross, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, Eric Bellinger, and many others, whom can be found in his diverse discography. Richie Evans is responsible for a multitude of chart-topping music, and singles over the last 10 years. After putting out a few more records and singles during that time, Richie went back to the drawing board and created more music and inked a new distribution deal with Ingrooves – Universal Music Group. This collaboration provided the platform for Richie Evans to sign himself to his own label and brand, and to put out his much anticipated official EP which is dropping May 7th 2021 titled “Highly Favored”.
Did You Know…
- Since the age of 18 he knew the direction that he wanted to take with his professional career.
- Richie’s demo got into the hands of Rap Superstar, The Game.