Shane Schuller, known better by his stage name RiskyKidd, is a British-Greek rapper and singer. He was born on 17 June 1994 in London, England, to a Jamaican father and a German mother. His musical career gained momentum when he moved to Greece at the age of 13. RiskyKidd’s distinct multicultural background influences his unique music style, blending elements from various genres.
RiskyKidd began his music journey as a rapper, participating in school performances and local shows. His talent caught the attention of music labels, leading to his initial signing. In 2010, he collaborated with the successful Greek hip-hop group NEVMA for the song “Emena Thes,” which increased his recognition in the Greek music industry.
The rapper garnered international attention when he represented Greece alongside the duo Freaky Fortune in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. They performed the song “Rise Up,” which won them a 20th place in the competition. Despite not winning, the contest boosted RiskyKidd’s exposure and led to further opportunities in the music scene. He releases his music independently through Melody Gang, a joint venture with Gio Melody.
RiskyKidd released numerous singles, but his first album came out in 2016: “I am RiskyKidd”. Songs like “Bang” and “Fire in the Night” followed. Two years later the song “Diamonds” came out.