Ric Wilson is a community activist and artist based on the Southside of Chicago. Wilson got his start with the legendary Young Chicago Authors, the Chicago-based storytelling and poetry organization which helped launch the likes of Noname, Saba, Jamila Woods, Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Mick Jenkins, and many others. Following a string of singles and EPs, including Negrow Disco (2017), BANBA (2018), and last year’s summer single, “Yellowbrick”, Wilson was named by both Complex and NPR Music as a “Rising Chicago Rapper You Need To Know in 2019.”