News, Sellout - posted on July 11, 2013 by

Working on “Making A Sellout” Documentary DVD & “Sellout” Re-Release

A majority of my posts are news related updates or press releases, but I wanted to take a minute out to write to you all personally from the heart. Last October I released my sophomore album “Sellout”. I did a limited hard release and focused majorly on it’s digital release on iTunes (which it is still available on). When I first released it, I knew I was going to re-release it again in the future (via hard copy) with a Documentary and a few bonus tracks (DVD/CD combo pack).

Right now I am in the stages of having the Documentary (“Making a Sellout”) produced. It is off at the writer who is penning it as we speak, and then it will go to a Voice Over artist to narrate the story. Aside from a little more material I need from some family members, a majority of the interviews (family, friends, people I have worked with etc) have been recorded as well. Then it goes to editing. I must admit, I am SUPER geeked to release this project! Like I have been geeking the hell out for real while shopping for Voice over artists….just envisioning someone telling me story to the masses. Yesterday I reached out to Jim Forbes (…he is the guy who narrates VH1’s “Behind The Music”. It would be AWESOME to have someone like him narrate my story. Whether I hear back from him or could even afford him is one thing, but just reaching out to him geeked me out. Like Michael Jordan always says: “I can’t accept not trying”.

I have also finished one of the bonus tracks for my “Sellout” album re-release. The name of the song is “Must Have Been” and I just released a Music Video for it as well. You can head over to my YouTube page to check it out. I have 1 or 2 more bonus tracks to finish up for the re-release and then everything will be done.

I hope to release the project in a couple months time tops and will have a release date soon!!!

Thanks to all my supporters for sticking with me all these years! I really think you are going to like this next release! Cuz I LOVE working on it!




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Events, Live Performance, Sellout - posted on July 4, 2013 by

Rip to perform at Dane County Fair 7/17/13 (Madison, WI)

93.1 Jamz & Dane County Fair Present:
Rip Live in Concert at Dane County Fair – Wednesday July 17, 2013
Showtime: 7pm
Fair General Admission: $3 before 3pm, $8 after
Address: 1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison, WI 53713

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Music Videos, New Stuff, News, Sellout, Video - posted on June 28, 2013 by


“Must Have Been” is a new single and video released by recording artist Rip, which will be available on the re-release of his “Sellout” album which is coming soon!!! The re-release of the album will come in a CD/DVD combo pack along with Rip’s “Making a Sellout” documentary. “Must Have Been” marks Rip’s 13th music video.

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New Stuff, Sellout, Video - posted on June 5, 2013 by

Coming Soon – “Making A Sellout” DVD Documentary + Sellout Album Re-Release

Coming in 2013, Recording Artist/Producer/DJ Rip will release his Documentary “Making A Sellout” as well as his latest album “Sellout” with exclusive bonus tracks (available on disc only) as a combo pack! The Documentary will follow his upbringing and last 13 years in the Music Industry. The DVD will also include every one of Rip’s Music Videos to date!

Release date TBA

Making A Sellout

Making A Sellout

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Music Videos, New Stuff, Sellout, Video - posted on March 12, 2013 by

Rip releases new Music Video for “Dreamgirl”

Today Recording Artist Rip releases his new Music Video for his latest single “Dreamgirl” off his new album ‘Sellout’. “Dreamgirl” is a single which is produced by Rip himself and features co-production from certified Gold producer DJ Pain 1

The single and Rip’s sophomore album ‘Sellout’ are both available on iTunes from Island Def Jam.

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Live Performance, Sellout, Video - posted on March 2, 2013 by

Rip Live at Whiskey Jacks in Madison, WI (2.28.13)

Some video of my show at Whiskey Jacks in Madison, WI last Thurs. For those who missed out and couldn’t make it, here is some footage of me performing some songs off my new album “Sellout” (sorry the audio isn’t the best, this was filmed with a secondary camera, not the principal one used to film my “Dreamgirl” Music Video”):

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Events, New Stuff, Sellout, Video - posted on February 7, 2013 by

Rip performance & “Dreamgirl” Music Video Shoot!

OPEN THE THE PUBLIC!!! Thursday February 28 from 7-9pm Rip will be performing some of his hits singles (“Hate That I Love You”, “Kissin In The Dark”, “#LML” & More) AS WELL as filming a scene for his new Music Video “Dream Girl” with A.N.T.!!

The scene is set at a performance/show so we need YOU there in the crowd! So not only are we giving you a chance to be seen in the video and experience what it’s like to be at a video shoot…we are also giving you a FREE Rip show/performance before hand too!

It won’t be a full show, probably 4-5 songs at most, so if you have ANY plans on coming…get in your requests on what songs you’d like to see Rip perform!!!

It’s from 7-9pm on Thurs Feb 28. And then afterwards, stick around to party at Whiskey for Ladies night!! Tell your friends!!


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Music Videos, New Stuff, News, Sellout - posted on December 21, 2012 by

Rip releases new Music Video for “Supernatural”

Today Recording Artist ‘Rip’ releases a music video for his new single “Supernatural”. It is Rip’s first music video promoting a song on his new album, “Sellout”, since releasing it on October 16, 2012. It also marks his 10th official Music Video on his YouTube page. The video is the first of his to include a multitude of visual effects which took 5 different visual effects artists to produce. The song is produced by Rip himself and features co-production from certified Gold producer DJ Pain 1.

“Supernatural” is the opening track on Rip’s new album “Sellout” which is available now on iTunes from Island Def Jam

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New Stuff, Sellout - posted on October 23, 2012 by

Rip thanking DJ Pain 1 & Performing “Supernatural” @ ‘Sellout’ Album Release Party

Check out a little preview of what went down at Rip’s “Sellout” album release party last Friday October 19th 2012. DJ Pain 1 (who produced half of the album) stopped out. Also check out Rip performing the intro track to the album “Supernatural”.

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Sellout - posted on October 17, 2012 by

Rip’s “Sellout” album available on CD for LIMITED TIME!

Purchase Rip’s sophomore CD “Sellout” printed on eco-friendly CD Sleeve now. Very limited copies pressed and available. Get your hard copy now while supplies last!!!

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