Biography of Rocky Rivera
Rocky Rivera is an accomplished journalist-turned-emcee whose editorials appeared in XXL, The Source and Rolling Stone Magazine before she decided to perfect her own musical craft. Trading her moleskines for microphones, she’s dropped three musical projects since 2008, Married to the Hustle Mixtape, the self-titled album, Rocky Rivera, and the POP KILLER MXTP. Her debut album was released in 2010 and since then, has garnered critical acclaim and press coverage from VIBE,, Refinery29, and numerous music blogs across the web.

In 2012, Rocky became the only female artist at the VIBE HOUSE’s Respect The West Showcase at the SXSW Festival, sharing the stage with West Coast favorites such as Nipsey Hussle, Strong Arm Steady, Snoop Dog and Kendrick Lamar.

In the past, she’s opened up for diverse artists such as Zion-I, Macklemore, Blue Scholars, Pac Div and dead prez.

Rocky continues to headline with her crew (DJ Roza & Irie Eyez) performing her signature blend of thought-provoking lyrics and bass-rattling beats. Make sure to check out all of her videos on YouTube to see more!

Her debut album, “Rocky Rivera” is available NOW on iTunes and CD Baby. 
Download her latest project, “Pop Killer”, for FREE at

Her second full-length album, “Gangster of Love” is AVAILABLE NOW on, iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Spotify.

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