Big Rich Tha Don has gained national attention and has worked with many artists across the nation some Inde and some Platimun.
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Big Rich Tha Don - A Chicano With Roots, Heritage And Pride
Richard Baca, AKA 'Big Rich Tha Don' grew up on the streets of new Mexico, having been fathered by what he describes as a failure of a father, he was forced to look elsewhere for strength and leadership - His Grandfather would be that man. But this was no ordinary Man.
Henry Campos was a strong role model, booming with self confidence, a strong sense of heritage, morals and was himself, an extremely well respected community leader.
Early on though, Richard was unable to focus and quickly found himself in trouble.
Spending time at a correctional facility, He opened his eyes to the fact and realization that the world was a cold dark place, where he could expect help from no one, especially the system. He also began to understand the very nature of the beast - This is a world where Chicano’s were EXPECTED to fail, and helped along the way by a corrupt system which oppresses minorities.
He realized that if he were going to make it, he would have to CHANGE the game in his favor.
Enrolling in college, he started to bloom with the self confidence and aura of legendary Cesar Chavez's vision of "Si Se Puede!" (Yes, It Can Be Done!). Sadly though, his grandfather passed away, but Richard is confident in knowing that from somewhere up there, His Grandfather is looking down at him smiling.
The lessons learned from his grandfather quickly began to make sense. A new Man began to emerge - A smarter, sharper and stronger one than before. It’s then He realized he could be more and MUCH more.
Not letting anything get in his way, this now Politically aware Chicano is set to launch himself into the stratosphere even further by releasing his first Rap Album, produced by none other than himself under his own recently formed label!
Setting to debut himself to the world in 2005, he has vowed to make his mark on music, showing the world that, not only can Chicano’s overcome adversity and the challenge of living within a society that promotes failure, but that you can excel at what ever you put your mind to, as long as you don’t forget where you came from and who you are.
His album is still in production, but hopes for a mid-2005 release. Listen to Big Rich Tha Don’s First two tracks “Chicano” and “Make That Money”, right here on the Vision Radio Network.
Big Rich Tha Don & Chicano Movement Roots
10/6/04 - LatinRapper.com
Dirty Dawg Recordz artist Richard V. Campos Baca aka Big Rich Tha Don prepares to make his mark in Chicano Rap, but also has his roots in the push for Chicano rights. Big Rich is the grandson of the late Henry V. Campos, founder and former president of the AFL-CIO Local 624 located in the city of Albuquerque New Mexico.
Henry Campos was a respected figure during the Chicano movement for social justice and equality during the 1960's and 1970's labor union reform era.
Henry Campos led his fellow workers into a strike that caused the city of Albuquerque to shut down for several weeks. As a voice of the people, Campos was charged in a local court by the city of Albuquerque state of New Mexico alleging claims of damage to city property at the hands of his organization members. Campos was acquitted in the states court but was charged in the federal court system.
Big Rich Tha Don was raised by his grandfather from the age of 3 months after being abandoned by his mother and father in Colorado. Rich is a self-proclaimed real Chicano, stating that he was taught to love his culture, speak his language and be proud of who he was. "The short time I had with my grandfather Henry will last me a life time," Rich has been quoted as stating, "He taught me so much, to never bow down to another man and to respect others." Rich, who also credits his aunt for looking after him in his youth, also states "I am the new generation of an old movement bred to uphold my grandfather's dream of what it means to be a real Chicano" Be on the lookout for Big Rich's upcoming album and involvement with "Project Chicanismo".
Sample Big Rich's music at: http://www.soundclick.com/bigrich
On the web: http://www.dirtydawgnm.com
Big Rich Tha Don is a Chicano from New Mexico. One of the top Chicano rappers in the Southwest, Big Rich is leading the Chicano Rap movement in a positive direction. His lyrics are full of pride of our culture and street knowledge. When listening to his music, you can tell the man is educated so you pay attention to what he has to say. If you're tired of lame ass rhymes or songs without a purpose, check out what Big Rich Tha Don has to offer.
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|Locked & Loaded
||This song is off of the "Southwest Gangstas Lp", the sick ass beat was produced by the Neptunes.
||Featuring L.O.S & Big Chuco of the Bay Area |
365 of New York Produces the Music Of Big Rich Tha Don
2005 NMMIA Award Winner
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Best Musical Production
Name - Big Rich Tha Don
Title - Sick
Writer - Big Rich Tha Don
Producer - Harry 365 of New York
Engineer - Big Rich Tha Don, Jordan Baca, Lester Zamora
Studio - Dirty Dawg Records
Big Rich Tha Don takes home the best musical production for hip-hop with producer 365 of New York. The track Sick is also featured on the Southwest Gangstas LP
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