This meteoric rising star from The Windy City that is known as Chicago USA has captured the hearts and minds of international audiences over his 25-year span in professional entertainment. His unique versatility, which ranges from vocal and instrumental performance to producing, writing lyrics, dancing, DJ work, and artist & DJ development. Rich has been recognized by many stalwart forces within the global entertainment sector.
Rich has held various sponsorships from William Grant & Sons, Red Bull, Guitar Center and other distinguished liquor brands. He has been featured as an innovator in sound and electronic production for performances at the MCA Chicago, DEMF in Detroit and many of the top spots in Chicago, Los Angles, San Francisco, Miami and other cities across in the US. The group Artispure is now working toward international relations toward Central America and South America in his scopes. His goal is to unite the global online team to meet in person for live performances in the coming future. Rich Robinson aka “Pure” alias handle deep into the underground hip hop & dance music scene co-founded the music group collective efforts with Leon Q Allen. They met while both in college studies at Columbia College Chicago. Here they would see Kanye and Common around the campus. Lupe Fiasco was at the open mic. Later Rich would produce the Wu-Tang Clan 2-night engagement to play the Metro with 2 sold out shows. Rich also put on several parties huge in the hip hop scene with Grand Master Flash and DJ Easy Rock & Rob Base at the Double Door for nearly a sold-out crowd. Rich also helped with an after party featuring the Geto Boys when he a teenager early 90’s era. Another after party would take place short after that with rapper MC Breed & DJ AK 47 also in high school. Rich gave his after parties at his house in high school and became popular for dance parties to his peers. In the US Army he received an Award for his volunteer work playing live music and DJing while in the armed force playing the local club on base and private engagements for military functions. Rich then met Leon in 1999 and they began to write music; this was all done from around year 2000-2004.