Buffalo rapper and producer Pretty Ricky Hyde called into the Nicest Radio Show PeriodT and talked with Ed-Nice.

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On the verge of release his new album, PLATES II, is due to come out on August 20, 2021. Executive Produced by Benny The Butcher, the new project features verses from G Herbo, ASAP Ferg, El Camino, and more. Plates II is the highly anticipated follow-up to Plates I which came out in 2019.

During our discussion, the eOne artist and member of the Black Soprano Family talked about the process he took to create Plates II, how his latest single Alone featuring Benny The Butcher G Herbo came together. We touched on how growing up in Buffalo shaped where he is today, and what DJ Shay meant to him in his life. We also got into some ideas or tips that new and upcoming artists should pay attention to as they begin taking their career in the music business seriously.

You can check out some excerpts from our conversation below:

What Have You Been Up To For The Last Year?

How Did Plates II Come Togehter?

How Did You & The Team Develop Alone?

How Did DJ Shay Influence You?

If An Up & Coming Artist Came To You For Advice, What Would You Tell Them?

You can check out the entire interview on my Instagram.

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