Georgia, United States
HipHop / Rap / Gospel
Rico Gibson, aka "Bigg Gipp", started playing drums and trombone at the age of 4yrs. old. His talent begins at a church called, "The United House Of Prayer For All People" in Macon,Ga. He learned very early that playing music would be a great part in his destiny. Being a seed of two musically gifted parents, his father, Henry Gibson played all instruments, guitar and piano. He was the best-friend to the late-great Otis Redding Sr. His mother Cora was a singer with "Little Richard" as a little girl.
Rico started playing Trumpet while in 3rd grade and continued playing brass until High School where he migrated through several other brass instruments and eventually landed on Tuba. He sat 1st chair his last (2) years in high school, in the marching band at Southwest. He went to college in South Carolina and continued his love of music as a snare drummer with the Claflin College marching band until 1990. Following in his fathers footsteps as a musician, Rico now plays all brass instruments, piano and drums fluently. His latest credit, adding to his on stage performances, he played drums live, supporting his friend Ricky Bennett Sr., while opening for Donnie McClurkin, playing for up and coming Gospel Singer, "Kita."