MC Bravado

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MC Bravado
MC Bravado 2019
MC Bravado 2019
Background information
Birth nameRichard Anthony Croce
Born (1985-09-16) September 16, 1985 (age 35)
White Plains, New York City
OriginWarwick, New York
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • Singer
  • Educator
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2011–present
LabelsLabel Necklace
Associated acts
Websitemcbravado.com


Richard Anthony Croce (born September 16, 1985), known professionally as MC Bravado, is an American rapper, singer, and educator from White Plains, New York.

He is best known for his remix EP "XEMIR" released in 2019. The EP featured New York City rap artist Nitty Scott[1][2]

Career[edit]

Richard Croce was born in White Plains, New York. He released his first album "Dope Perspective" which was a collaborative release featuring fellow rapper C-Nature in 2011.[3]MC Bravado followed up the next year in 2012 by releasing his debut solo album "The Illy-Ad".[4] In 2014 he released his first solo EP "Walk The Line".[5] MC Bravado gained national attention for his first collaborative single "Unfiltered" in 2017.[6][7][8] That same year, MC Bravado followed with the releases of singles "This Is Gold" feat. OnCue & "Go WestBrook".[9][10][11]Both singles were featured on his second album "Hip-Hop*" also released in 2017.[12]In 2018, MC Bravado released his 3rd studio album "Like Water For Hangovers".[13][14] The following year in 2019, MC Bravado released his critically acclaimed XEMIR(Remix EP).[15]In March 2020, MC Bravado released his latest single "Dirty 30".[16]

Outside of his rap career, MC Bravado is also a teacher in Baltimore, Maryland.[17][18][19]

Discography[edit]

Albums and EPs[edit]

List of albums & eps, with selected details
Title Details
Dope Perspective
  • Released: November 22, 2011
  • Label: Cypher Junkies
  • Formats: Digital download
The Illy-Ad
  • Released: February 29, 2012
  • Label: MC Bravado
  • Formats: Digital download
Walk the Line-EP
  • Released: October 13, 2014
  • Label: MC Bravado
  • Formats: Digital download
Hip-Hop*
  • Released: March 3, 2017
  • Label: MC Bravado
  • Formats: Digital download
Like Water For Hangovers
  • Released: June 1, 2018
  • Label: MC Bravado
  • Formats: Digital download
XEMIR (Remix EP)
  • Released: July 12, 2019
  • Label: MC Bravado
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles[edit]

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Unfiltered feat. Nitty Scott, Real Deal, Time Police" 2017 Hip-Hop*
"This Is Gold featuring OnCue"
"Go Westbrook"
"(Im)personal Shit feat. Militant Marxman"
"Brand New Bag" 2018 Like Water For Hangovers
"Tread Lightly feat. SC Static, Statik Selektah"
"Same Old Song"
"This Is Gold (Marat Leon Remix)" 2019 Non-album single
"Dirty 30" 2020

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wallace, Riley (July 12, 2019). "#DXCLUSIVE: MC Bravado Drops "XEMIR" Project Featuring Nitty Scott & More". HipHopDX. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  2. ^ Odutola, Tayo (July 16, 2019). "MC Bravado delivers XEMIR 'A Collection of MC Bravado Remixes'". EarMilk. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  3. ^ "Dope Perspective by C-Nature MC Bravado". Itunes.apple.com. February 22, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  4. ^ "The Illy-Ad MC Bravado". Itunes.apple.com. February 29, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  5. ^ "Walk the Line -EP by MC Bravado". Itunes.apple.com. October 13, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  6. ^ Rosario, Ricky (February 23, 2017). "MC Bravado is "Unfiltered on New Single with Nitty Scott". Respect Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  7. ^ HipHopDX Staff (February 17, 2017). "Nitty Scott Jumps On MC Bravado's "Unfiltered" With Real Deal & Time Police". HipHopDX. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  8. ^ DJ Premier (February 21, 2017). "MC Bravado is "MC Bravado feat. Nitty Scott MC, Real Deal & Time Police-Unfiltered (Produced by EP of the Dopplegangaz". Premier Wuz Here. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  9. ^ HipHopDX Staff (March 30, 2017). "#DXclusive: MC Bravado, OnCue & J57 Discuss "This Is Gold" Video". HipHopDX. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  10. ^ Allah, Sha Be (April 10, 2017). "LISTEN NOW: MC BRAVADO DROPS NEW AUDIO "GO WESTBROOK"". The Source. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  11. ^ Schiff, James (April 7, 2017). "MC Bravado goes hard in the paint with "Go Westbrook"". EarMilk. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  12. ^ M (March 20, 2017). "MC Bravado Drops Visuals From His Superb New Project "Hip-Hop*"". Medium. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  13. ^ Rian, Anthony (June 1, 2018). "MC Bravado – Like Water For Hangovers". The Hype Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  14. ^ Howard, Ashtson (June 15, 2018). "Baltimore Native MC Bravado Returns With New Album, 'Like Water For Hangovers". Respect Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  15. ^ Jahmal, Karlton (July 27, 2019). "MC Bravado Drops Off Remix Project "XEMIR"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  16. ^ Odutola, Tayo (March 25, 2020). "MC Bravado's "Dirty 30" is a introspective loosie for us to rock to". EarMilk. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  17. ^ WBFF (May 25, 2017). "'MC Bravado' the Baltimore City school teacher connecting with students in a unique way". Fox5News. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  18. ^ Wright, Imani (December 14, 2018). "A Sit Down With MC Bravado". The Baltimore Times. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  19. ^ Greenberg, Evan (February 24, 2020). "Baltimore Hip-Hop Artists Lead Music Education Panel at SXSW". Baltimore Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2020.

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