Rye Rye (b. Ryeisha Berrain aka ryerye), is a rapper from Baltimore, MD, USA. She met Blaqstarr, a friend of her sister's, and worked with him on her early material. She met M.I.A. in a studio after M.I.A. overheard one of Rye Rye's songs. She then worked with Diplo to make Wassup Wassup and other songs including: "Gangsta Girl", "Hardcore Girls" (with The Count & Sinden), and "Reasons". She is also working with Zakee. "Hardcore Girls" appears on the Hardcore Girls EP by The Count and Sinden via Domino Records. The Boom Boom Songfacts reports that In 2008 Rye Rye became the first artist signed to M.I.A.'s record label N.E.E.T., imprint of Interscope Records. Her debut album, Go! Pop! Bang!, was originally scheduled for release in 2009, but when Rye Rye became pregnant it set in motion a series o...