Dazed slow jams are the primary mode of Atlanta-based contemporary R&B/rap artist Ricardo Valentine a singer-slash-MC who goes by the name 6LACK ("black"). The 24-year-old singer is quickly becoming one of the hottest R&B tickets in the country. His confident tales of tempestuous relationships past and brooding greyscale Instagram portraits have captivated the internet. His debut album Free 6LACK, released in November, hit #5 on the Billboard rap charts.