1. What’s your name?
My Name is Derrick Chapman also known as Southside Rico Nocap or BIGCHOPPA
2. Where are you from?
The Southside of Chicago , SouthSide Rico Nocap was raised in the Robert Taylors project, Englewood, The Wild 100’s, Woodlawn, Back of the yards, and Auburn Gresham communities due to his family moving almost every year due to the gun violence.
3. How old are you? I was born July 27th 1993 I’m 28 years old.
4 .When did you start making music
I started making music around the age 11 with my step-cousin Roemello Golden in our grandmother room .
5. How serious are you about your career?
I’m very serious about my music career. I don’t really see me doing nothing else. This is the path I chosen and I plan to stay on it and accomplish all of my goals.
6. Have you ever thought about quitting music?
Of course it’s been plenty of times where I thought about quitting music or never doing it again. My family and my supporters really played a big part in keeping me motivated so I won’t quit. I got alot of people looking up to me right now it’s almost impossible for me to quit.
7. Who inspires you the most?
My family & my supporters. They inspire me to keep going even when it seems pointless. They give me the strength I need to be inspired.
8.What got you into making music?
What actually got me into the music was watching Lil Wayne Go DJ video . It made me feel like I could actually be a Artist. I was always in love with the music before that being that I grew up in a household with people who were musically incline.
9.Who is your favorite producer?
My favorite producer is DJ Khaled. He makes bangers.
10. What is one of your best songs/beats?
All my music is pretty good if I had to only pick one it would probably be Dirty Soda by Southside Rico Nocap Feat. Breadwinner Shaq who is also my younger brother. It’s also featured on a Stack or Starve Approved Mixtape.
11. Are you signed to a record or label?
No I am not signed to a deal I am an independent Artist.
12. Have you ever performed?
Yeah I did a few shows over the summer like Summer Splash Jam Hosted CHi Blizz & I performed at the Lil Booties matter concert Hosted By Bo’Deal & Big Boss Damo.
13. Who would you most likely collaborate with?
I mostly likely would want to collaborate with Lil Baby, Meg thee stallion, lil Wayne, Bump J, Bo deal , G count, moneybagg Yo , money man, and migos .
14. If you could open for any artist who would it be?
15. What’s next for you?
Staying on the grind, working on my upcoming Project which will be me releasing my 1st Ep, along with dropping my upcoming videos. Other than that I’m going wherever the world takes me.