Richard Lamar "Ricky" Hawk, better known as Silentó or Prince Silentó, is an American rapper and singer. He is known for his debut single "Watch Me", which ranked third on the US Billboard Hot 100. He then released a project called Fresh Outta High School in August 2018 after a delay. He's from Stone Mountain, Georgia. On February 1, 2021, he was arrested in DeKalb County and charged with murder in the shooting of his cousin, Frederick Rooks.
|Birth name||Richard Lamar Hawk|
|Born||January 22, 1998, Stone Mountain, Georgia, U.S.|
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Associated acts||Samuel, Sophia Grace, Marcus & Martinus, Elisakh Hagia|
The singer-dancer quickly made a name for herself after the successful single "Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)", which went viral on Vine and YouTube. The song peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
He first got into music when he was in 8th grade. He exploded on the national stage after releasing his hit song in April 2015.
He signed with Capitol Records in April 2015.
He was born as Ricky Lamar Hawk in Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised by his mother and his aunt.
The "Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)" music video posted on Matt Steffanina's YouTube channel recorded over 12 million views and 100,000 likes in just 2 months.
- Rapper pop music
- Rapper from Atlanta
- Musicians from Georgia (US state)
- Southern hip hop musician
- African-American musician
- Capitol Records artists
Latest information about Silentó updated on May 10 2021.