Ricco Barrino

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Ricco Barrino
Birth name Kassim Barrino
Also known as Kassim Washington, K.V. Washington, Kassim Vonricco Washington
Born March 20
High Point, North Carolina, United States
Genres R&B, soul, hip hop soul
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004–present
Labels Grand Hustle
Associated acts Fantasia Barrino, T.I.
Website Official website

Kassim Barrino (born March 20),[1] best known by his stage name Ricco Barrino, is an American R&B recording artist and songwriter from High Point, North Carolina. In 2009, Barrino secured a recording contract with American rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records. He is also the brother of American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino and nephew of The Barrino Brothers. He released his debut single "Bubble Gum", in 2006. In 2010, he made appearances on his sister's reality show Fantasia for Real.[2][3]

He has been featured on songs from several high-profile recording artists, including T.I.'s "Porn Star" from Paper Trail (2008), B.o.B's "5th Dimension" from The Adventures of Bobby Ray (2010) and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's "Gone", from their reunion album Uni-5: The World's Enemy (2010).[4] On January 12, 2012 Barrino released a mixtape titled Twenty 12 Play.[5] He released another mixtape on March 28, 2013, which was made available on iTunes.[1]



List of extended-plays, with selected details
Title Details
From the Club to the Crib


List of mixtapes, with selected details
Title Details
Twenty 12 Play
Musical Evolution


List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
"Bubble Gum"[8] 2006 non-album single
"Go Head"[9] 2010 Musical Evolution
(featuring Fantasia)
2012 non-album single
"Drift"[11] 2014 From the Club to the Crib
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles by title, year, peak chart positions, and album
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Futuristic Love (Elroy)"
(Yung L.A. featuring Ricco Barrino)
2009 55 non-album single
(Bone Thugs-n-Harmony featuring Ricco Barrino)
2010 Uni5: The World's Enemy
"I'm Ready"[13]
(Total Kaos featuring Bigga Rankin, Doe B and Ricco Barrino)
2013 Dope Boi Bible
"One Night"[14]
(Yungin featuring Ricco Barrino)
2014 non-album single
(Tigo B featuring Ricco Barrino)
Rise: A Gemini Story
(Colonel Loud featuring T.I., Young Dolph and Ricco Barrino)
2015 non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single songs with guest appearances from Ricco Barrino
Title Year Album Artist(s)
"Long Time Comin'" 2005 Da Vinci Code N/A
"Don't Hate" P-Wonda, Juliani, O-Shabazz, Blu Raspberry
"Wrong Idea" P-Wonda, Juliani, O-Shabazz, Big Sty
"All This Time" Rolling with the Punches Brandon D.
"You Know What It Iz" Othaz Records Presents..... 2.3 P-Wonda
"Bore Me (Yawn)" 2006 Fantasia Fantasia Barrino
"Propane" 2008 N/A T.I.
"Porn Star" Paper Trail
"Soul of a Man" My Turn to Eat Big Kuntry King
"Let Me Hold You" N/A Lil Duval, Cash Camp
"Free" 2009 Unexpected Angie Stone
"Everybody Know Me" Position of Power [Special Edition] Juice, Alfamega, Roccett
"Take It Off" Trench Atlanta 2 (Nard & B Edition) Lil Ru
"Rock wit You (Remix)" N/A Ace Hood, Busta Rhymes, Mistah F.A.B.
"From Nuthin"[17] 2010 Cocaine 2 Big Kuntry King
"5th Dimension" B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray B.o.B
"Ooh Wee" Frontline DJ E. Sudd, Tigo B
"In My Zone" N/A Mica Swain
"She Got It" New Moon
"Grindin'" Ten Toes Down 8Ball & MJG
"Freak U" In the Building Stuey Rock, Alley Boy
"Pay Up"[18] 2011 Bang x3 Killer Mike
"Bananaz (Remix)" 2012 N/A Ray J, Rick Ross
"Chocolate Dream"[19] Fruits of My Labor Brisco
"Ms. Carolina"[20] 2015 N/A Jadon Success
"Paid Like a MF"[21] Plug Talk Colonel Loud, Cap 1
"California"[21] Colonel Loud, Young Dolph
"Hood Gospel"[22] Da Reality Show Young Dro

Music videos[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
(Colonel Loud featuring T.I., Young Dolph and Ricco Barrino)
2015 Iconick[23]


  1. ^ a b "Ricco Barrino Calls In To Talk About New Mixtape « Power 98 WPEG". Power98fm.cbslocal.com. 2013-03-18. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  2. ^ "T.I. Signs Fantasia’s Brother Ricco to Grand Hustle | Sound Off | BET.com". Blogs.bet.com. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  3. ^ "North Cak’s Ricco Barrino Signs with Grand Hustle Records! | On Point Magazine Online". Onpointonline.wordpress.com. 2008-01-21. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  4. ^ Ziegbe, Mawuse. "What Will B.o.B's Next Hit Be? - Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV." New Music Videos, Reality TV Shows, Celebrity News, Top Stories | MTV. 29 June 2010. Web. 18 Oct. 2010. [1]
  5. ^ a b "Twenty 12 Play (Hosted By DJ E. Sudd)". HotNewHipHop. 2012-01-12. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  6. ^ http://indy.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/26757/ricco-barrino-from-the-club-to-the-crib.html
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - Musical Evolution by Ricco Barrino". Itunes.apple.com. 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  8. ^ "iTunes - Music - Bubble Gum - Single by Ricco Barrino". Itunes.apple.com. 2006-08-08. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  9. ^ "iTunes - Music - Go Head by Ricco Barrino". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-09-20. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  10. ^ "iTunes - Music - Hood (feat. Fantasia) - Single by Ricco Barrino". Itunes.apple.com. 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  11. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/drift-single/id847761957
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - Gone (feat. Ricco Barrino) - Single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  13. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/im-ready-feat.-bigga-rankin/id678726480
  14. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/one-night-feat.-ricco-barrino/id820993861
  15. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/69-feat.-ricco-barrino-single/id897230791
  16. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/california-feat.-t.i.-young/id1028718403
  17. ^ http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/11310/big_kuntry_king_cocaine_2.html
  18. ^ http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/13752/killer_mike_bang_x3.html
  19. ^ Brisco Follow @BriscoOpaLocka  . "Brisco ft. Ricco Barrino - Chocolate Dream | Listen & Download". Djbooth.net. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  20. ^ https://soundcloud.com/jadonsuccess/jadon-success-ft-ricco-barrino-ms-carolina
  21. ^ a b https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/plug-talk/id1032130371
  22. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/da-reality-show/id1031704299
  23. ^ http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/colonel-loud-feat-ti-young-dolph-ricco-barrino-california-video-new-video.36111.html

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