“The St. Louis-native emcee is quickly making a name for himself as a versatile Midwest staple, something he attributes to living in the Lou, a middle-point for musical influences from all over the country.”
“Travis Michael, head of Business Development for UrbanWorld says the mixtape features exclusive new music from Snoop,Papoose,Akon, Lloyd Banks and reggae superstar, Sean Paul, while continuing to be a pipeline for emerging new artists, including The Tykunz, Spaide R.I.P.P.E.R., Mikkey, Bralic, Tommy Gunz, Balboa, and Bump J”
“In addition, the mixtape debuts exclusive, original music made available as ringtones from three unsigned emerging artists – Swing from Chicago, Illinois; Spaide R.I.P.P.E.R. from St. Louis, Missouri; Choir Boy of Newark, New Jersey.”
“¨The lead single from the album This Herre City ranked #81 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs Charts¨ ¨”
“¨The lead single from the album This Herre City ranked #40 in sales for week of December 12th-18th.¨”
“¨The lead single from the album This Herre City ranked #4 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop single sales chart and #29 on the Top 100 singles sold charts¨”
"It made me see there ain't really any hope for a nigger other than making these songs. So I had to get serious about that."
“Already having a strong following in Saint Louis, it is only a matter of time before everyone knows Spaide Ripper's music. His first single "Like Always" is a crunk anthem in Saint Louis.”