Ricky Robert is a musician and comedy podcast host hailing from Los Angeles,
Ricky Robert grew up in a suburb of Los Angeles. He was exposed to several different
cultures (from California surf punk to urban hip-hop to Hollywood rock), and formed his musical ideologies through these experiences. In high school, Ricky formed a band called Area 51.
Enjoying local popularity, the band played several venues in and around Los Angeles. When Ricky enrolled at UCLA, he was determined to keep the band together. However, soon thereafter, the band
was defunct. He began writing music reviews for several national and international publications, as well as scouting talent for labels such as Capitol Records. He soon became a staple of the Sunset
Strip. Later, Ricky started a new band called Superificial Christian. The band played several local gigs and enjoyed moderate success, but broke up after failing to achieve
Today, Ricky is hard at work in the studio recording his sophomore solo album. During
this process, he has met and collaborated with several of today's most respected artists, including Kellie Pickler, Dierks Bentley, Carlie Rae Jepsen, Robin Thicke, Pink, and Sum 41 (inset left to
Ricky has also recently launched a new comedy podcast called 'Hot Air
Vent.' This podcast features him complaining and venting about the news headlines of the day. As Ricky scours the pages of USA Today online, he provides critique and social commentary on the
stories affecting our lives. Every episode concludes with the send off, "Until next time... please don't be stupid." The podcast has quickly gained in popularity, and is currently available on iTunes and Google Play, as well as other online venues. New music and podcasts can also be found here in the 'Music & Podcast'
section, with an album and tour dates to follow.
Also, don't forget to follow him on Twitter for daily jokes and light-hearted critiques & complaints: