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Rapper, producer & songwriter Nikko “Neako” Bailey, was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey on April 23, 1986. He started rapping at 13 years old in neighbourhood cyphers and knew right away that rap was what he wanted to pursue.

Along with his rapping ability, Neako flexes profound production ability on his self produced mixtapes, Ess Ess and LOUDpack Tree, as well as his album These Are The Times (T.A.T.T.). Neako has also sporadically produced on songs from his mixtapes and has mentioned Prince and Michael Jackson as his major influences in his production style.

Not only has Neako produced music for himself, but he’s also produced for his former LVLYSL label mates Fresh Moss and Bonnie Blunts. He boasts production credits on Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg’s track, “Dev’s Song”. The song was part of Wiz and Snoop’s collaborative soundtrack to their 2012 stoner film Mac & Devin Go To Highschool. Neako’s collaborated with other big names in Hip Hop such as Juicy J, and Bun B, as well as other Hip-Hop Curren$y, Yelawolf, Derek Wise of 88GLAM, and Playboi Carti