Bokamoso Kgomotso better known by his stage name Ricky Tyler was born free May 1994 at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, a month after the first democratic elections in South Africa. He was raised by his mother (a single parent) together with his siblings at Spruitview Gardens (East Rand). In 2012, while Ricky was still in high school, he entered talent search auditions conducted by Judges from Orlando Florida (USA) at the Emperors Palace. He was selected to participate at the International Arts Convention “Applause Rising Talent Showcase” which took place in opportunity to be selected for the PLITZ New York Fashion Week in September 2013 to model exclusive clothing range.
Ricky Tyler is a singer, rapper, and songwriter & is currently under the fast-rising production house/indie label Playground Productions and currently signed to Def Jam Africa/Universal Music Group SA.