Nicky da B, aka, Nickesse T. Toney, best known for his 2012 track “Express Yourself,” which has garnered over 8 million plays on Youtube, died today, after what his manager is calling “a brief illness.”
Nicky was 24.
Nicky was a high-energy rapper, dancer and fashion plate who emerged on the scene with the frenetic local club hit “Drop It Hot Potato Style,” in 2011. After performing on bills with veteran local rappers and close friends Big Freedia and Katey Red, he began working with DJ and manager Rusty Lazer, making polished, hyperactive contemporary bounce music and slick, artistic videos. Continue reading