Rico is a former United States Marine with roots in New York City. He is a jack of all trades and began his industry journey as a DJ, successfully running many clubs and managing hundreds of events. Rico has brought a diverse array of talent to Black Pearl, including J. Holiday, Tyrese, and dozens of other major artists. In his own words, “Downtown has so much untapped potential, we love it here. We have a real diverse and generous crowd that comes from all over, like central, the northeast, even Santa Teresa and as far away as Las Cruces.” He looks forward to working with motivated, team-driven employees who want to help take Black Pearl to the next level.