Essay on RiFF RAFF aka JODY HiGHROLLER

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Riff Raff
Horst Christian Simco also known as Riff Raff or JODY HiGHROLLER was born on January 29, 1982 in Houston Texas. He is currently signed to Mad Decent Ent. Riff Raff is the second of four children. He grew up on a farm 2 minutes outside of Houston, Texas. When he was young he envisioned himself as a professional basketball player; that was until he figured his passion for music. He then moved to Los Angeles to jump start his music career. Riff Raff started rapping in 2005, making homemade CDs of his rapping over other artists' beats, and passing them out at various malls in Houston. He credited his early influences being Texas veteran rappers Devin the Dude and Paul Wall. He was very driven, very ambitious. You couldn't deny his work ethic. Riff Raff is known for his large amount of tattoos, which include the logos for WorldStarHipHop, MTV, NBA and BET. He is a huge fan of The Simpsons, even getting a Bart Simpson chain and a tattoo of Bart holding test tubes that reads "The Freestyle Scientist" on his chest. He also has a large gothic cross below his left shoulder, framed by a prayer rendered in cursive that reads, "Dear Jesus, Please Let Me In. Your Child, Horst Simco." In an effort to get on television he went on many auditions, including for a part in a peanut butter commercial intended for a teenager. He and his friend also tried out for P. Diddy's Making the Band, to no avail. He was so determined to become famous that he flew to Atlanta to try out for…