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December 3, 1982 in New Orleans
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Richard "Rico" Preston Butler, Jr. (born December 3, 1982), better known by his stage name Rico Love, is an American songwriter, record producer and singer. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but split his childhood between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and New York City's Harlem neighborhood. He attended Florida A&M and, while visiting Atlanta, Georgia, worked his way into the music industry through connections with Usher, who would become Love's mentor. The first song Love ever wrote in his career was "Throwback" for which ended up on Usher's 2004 album "Confessions.
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