Nacho Picasso

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Nacho Picasso
Birth name Jesse Robinson[1]
Born (1983-10-30) October 30, 1983 (age 30)[2]
San Francisco, California[3]
Origin Seattle, Washington
Genres Alternative hip hop
Occupations Rapper
Years active 2010-present
Labels Cloud Nice, Alive and Well, M.O.O.R Gang
Associated acts Bad Ass Yellow Boyz, Moor Gang, Blue Sky Black Death, Raised byy Wolves, Eric G, Jarv Dee, Thaddeus David, Deniro Farrar, Skull & Bones, Jake One, Avatar Darko, Gifted Gab, Cam The Mac, Steezie Nasa
Website nachopicasso.bandcamp.com

Jesse Robinson, better known by his stage name Nacho Picasso, is a rapper born in San Francisco, California and raised in Seattle, Washington.[4] The Seattle Times has described him as "our new anti-hero: a party-hardy street-boss misogynist, whose songs are full of dark humor."[5]

Career[edit]

Nacho Picasso released For the Glory in 2011.[6] He released Lord of the Fly in January 2012,[7] which was followed by Exalted in June that year.[8] He released Black Narcissus in November 2012.[9][10] He collaborated with rapper Avatar Darko on Vampsterdam, which was released in June 2013.[11]

In October 2013, Nacho Picasso released the album High & Mighty, which included production from Jake One, Cardiak, and Vitamin D, among others.[12] It was led by the street single "Crime Waves", produced by Swiff-D.[13] In January 2014, he released a 7-track project titled Trances with Wolves, which featured guest appeacences by Avatar Darko and Gifted Gab and included production from Jake One and Raised byy Wolves, among others.[14]

In April 2014, Nacho Picasso released a single titled "David Blowie" produced by Raised byy Wolves, which samples David Bowie's "Within You", a song from the soundtrack for Labyrinth.[15]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Blunt Raps (2010)
  • Ziploc Hip-Hop (2011) with BadAssYellowBoyz
  • For the Glory (2011)
  • Lord of the Fly (2012)
  • Exalted (2012)
  • Black Narcissus (2012)
  • Vampsterdam (2013) with Avatar Darko
  • High & Mighty (2013)
  • Trances with Wolves: The Prixtape (2014)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Radio Edits (2012)

Singles[edit]

  • "Gone till November" (2010)
  • "Numbnuts" (2011)
  • "Sweaters" (2011)
  • "Nacho Man" (2013)
  • "David Blowie" (2014)
  • "Adventure Time" (2014)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Jarv Dee - "The Code", "Status", and "Moor Returns" from Dopamine (2012)
  • Deniro Farrar - "Walkin' Out" from Destiny Altered (2012)
  • Sam Lachow - "Cold" from Avenue Music (2012)
  • Sax G - "E(iluvme)go" from Pootey Brown Is... (2012)
  • Mac Shine - "Keep It Sweet" from Free Lunch (2012)
  • Thaddeus David - "Sir Lancelot" from Trapital Trill (2012)
  • Chief - "Tat My Name" from Been Chiefin (2012)
  • Blue Sky Black Death & Deniro Farrar - "Hold Me Down" from Cliff of Death (2012)
  • Blue Sky Black Death & Skull & Bones- "Feelin' Right" from Skull and Bones (2012)
  • Ayelogics - "Monuments" from Odd Man Out (2013)
  • Th3rdz - "Pushin" from This That & Th3rdz (2013)
  • Mr. MFN Exquire - "Tomorrow's Gone" from Kismet (2013)
  • Jarell Perry - "First Time" from Simple Things (2013)
  • Steezie Nasa - "Art of War" from Moor Militia (2013)
  • Thaddeus David - "Change Your Ways" from None the Less (2013)
  • Blue Sky Black Death - "Keys" (2013)
  • Key Nyata - "My Way Sidewayz" from The Shadowed Diamond (2013)
  • .Cult - "Rose Beds" from #YFB (2014)
  • Gifted Gab - "Pay Me" from Girl Rap (2014)
  • Sadistik - "Witching Hour" from Ultraviolet (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larry Mizell Jr. (July 18, 2012). "Laughing at Life's Dark Shit". The Stranger. 
  2. ^ "Jesse Robinson - About". Facebook. 
  3. ^ Hog Eye Man (March 2012). "Nacho Picasso & Blue Sky Black Death: Interview". Tiny Mix Tapes. 
  4. ^ Friedman, Skinny (December 26, 2013). "Nacho Picasso Probably Has More Tattoos Than You". Vice. 
  5. ^ Matson, Andrew (November 29, 2012). "Album review: 'Black Narcissus' by Seattle's Nacho Picasso". The Seattle Times. 
  6. ^ Weiss, Jeff (November 8, 2011). "Nacho Picasso: For the Glory". Pitchfork Media. 
  7. ^ Galil, Leor (June 20, 2012). "12 O'Clock Track: Nacho Picasso, "Tool Man"". Chicago Reader. 
  8. ^ Soderberg, Brandon (June 8, 2012). "Nacho Picasso, 'Exalted' Review". Spin. 
  9. ^ Tanners, Jon (November 23, 2012). "Mixtape: Nacho Picasso – "Black Narcissus"". Pigeons and Planes. 
  10. ^ Donaldson, Erich (November 23, 2012). "Mixtape: Nacho Picasso "Black Narcissus"". Complex. 
  11. ^ Ryon, Sean (June 10, 2013). "Nacho Picasso & Avatar Darko ‘Vampsterdam’ (Mixtape Stream)". XXL. 
  12. ^ Martin, Andrew (October 31, 2013). "Stream Nacho Picasso's New Album 'High & Mighty'". Potholes in My Blog. 
  13. ^ Martin, Andrew (October 23, 2013). "Nacho Picasso – "Crime Waves" P. Swiff D". Potholes in My Blog. 
  14. ^ Ahmadi, Kevin (January 2, 2014). "New Mixtape: Nacho Picasso – Trances with Wolves". Respect. 
  15. ^ Ahmadi, Kevin (April 7, 2014). "New Music: Nacho Picasso – "David Blowie"". Respect. 

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