Fivio Foreign

Maxie Lee Ryles III (born March 29, 1990), known by his stage name Fivio Foreign, is an American rapper and songwriter. He rose to fame in 2019 with his single "Big Drip", which spawned a remix with rappers Lil Baby and Quavo. He is signed to fellow New York rapper Mase's RichFish Records and Columbia Records.[2][3]

Fivio Foreign
Fivio Foreign in 2020
Fivio Foreign in 2020
Background information
Birth nameMaxie Lee Ryles III
Also known asLite Fivio, Fivie
Born (1990-03-29) March 29, 1990 (age 32)[1]
New York City, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
Years active2011–present
Labels

In May 2020, Ryles was featured on Drake's song "Demons", which charted at 34 on the Billboard Hot 100, earning him his first Billboard-charting single. Later that month, he collaborated with Lil Tjay and Pop Smoke on the song "Zoo York", which peaked at 65 on the Hot 100. In August 2021, he reached further recognition through his feature on Kanye West's single "Off the Grid", from West's tenth studio album Donda, which peaked at number 11 on the Hot 100. Fivio Foreign's debut album B.I.B.L.E. was released on April 8, 2022.

Early lifeEdit

Ryles started rapping under the name "Lite Fivio" in 2011. In 2013, he changed his name to Fivio Foreign and formed a music collective with his friends under the name 800 Foreign Side.[4]

CareerEdit

Ryles started gaining traction after the release of his single "Big Drip". The song was featured on his 2019 EPs Pain and Love and 800 B.C. In November, he signed a one million Dollar record deal with Columbia Records, in conjunction with American rapper Mase's record label RichFish Records.[2][4]

In May 2020, Ryles earned his first two Billboard-charting singles, with features on "Demons" by Drake and "Zoo York" by Lil Tjay. The same month, Ryles launched the non-profit organization Foreignside Foundation, "geared towards providing beneficial resources and programs for at-risk youth, the homeless, current and former gang-affiliated individuals, incarcerated individuals".[5]

On August 11, 2020, Ryles was included on XXL's 2020 Freshman Class.[6] Throughout the rest 2020, he appeared on a number of songs by other artists, including Nas' "Spicy", Tory Lanez's "K Lo K", French Montana's "That's a Fact (Remix)", and King Von's "I Am What I Am".[7] In November 2020, he released the single "Trust".[7] He also released the Christmas song "Baddie on My Wish List" on December 3, as part of Apple Music's holiday project Carols Covered.[7]

In 2021, He appeared on Kanye West's Donda on the songs "Off the Grid" alongside Playboi Carti and "Ok Ok" alongside Lil Yachty and Rooga.[8] On February 11, 2022, he released the lead single to his debut album B.I.B.L.E., "City of Gods" with Kanye West and Alicia Keys, which was dedicated to his late friend T-Dott Woo.[9] On the same day, the release date for his album B.I.B.L.E. was revealed to be March 25, 2022, but was eventually pushed back to April 8, 2022. [9] On March 18, he released the second single for the album, "Magic City" featuring Quavo. On April 8, B.I.B.L.E. was released and features artists such as A$AP Rocky, Polo G, Lil Yachty, Lil Tjay, and more, as well as the aforementioned West, Keys, and Quavo.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2016, Ryles's mother died from a stroke.[10] Ryles has two kids with his girlfriend.[11][12] Ryles was friends with the late Pop Smoke and King Von who were both murdered in 2020. He was also close friends with T-Dott Woo, who was murdered on February 1, 2022.[13][14]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[15]
US
R&B/HH

[16]
CAN
[17]
NLD
[18]
NZ
[19]
UK
[20]
B.I.B.L.E.[7]
  • Released: April 8, 2022[21]
  • Label: RichFish, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
9 5 8 47 40 65

Extended playsEdit

Title EP details Peak chart positions
US US
Heat.
Pain and Love
  • Released: November 13, 2019
  • Label: RichFish, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
23
800 B.C.
  • Released: April 24, 2020
  • Label: RichFish, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
159 1

SinglesEdit

As lead artistEdit

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[22]
US
R&B/HH

[23]
US
Rap

[24]
CAN
[25]
UK
[20]
"Big Drip"
(solo or remix featuring Quavo and Lil Baby)[26]
2019 Pain and Love and 800 B.C.
"Richer Than Ever"
(with Rich the Kid)
2020 Non-album single
"Spider-Man"
(with Ron Suno)
Swag Like Mike
"Wetty" 800 B.C.
"Move Like a Boss"
(featuring Young M.A)
Non-album single
"13 Going on 30"[28]
"Bop It"[29]
(featuring Polo G)
"Trust"[7]
"Baddie on My Wishlist"[7] 2021 Carols Covered
"Headshot"
(with Lil Tjay and Polo G)
42 21 15 16 40 Destined 2 Win
"Atlanta" Non-album single
"Story Time"
"City of Gods"
(with Kanye West and Alicia Keys)
2022 46 15 10 20 58 B.I.B.L.E.
"Magic City"
(featuring Quavo)
"Top Notch"
(with City Girls)[30]
[A] Non-album single

As featured artistEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[32]
US
R&B/HH

[33]
CAN
[34]
UK
[20]
"K Lo K"
(Tory Lanez featuring Fivio Foreign)
2020 86 Non-album single
"Rounds"[35]
(Calboy featuring Fivio Foreign)
Long Live the Kings
"Ah Ah Ah"[36]
(DreamDoll featuring Fivio Foreign)
Non-album single
"Dominican Mami"
(DaniLeigh featuring Fivio Foreign)
Movie
"Couped Out"
(Famous Dex featuring Fivio Foreign)
Diana
"I Am What I Am"[37]
(King Von featuring Fivio Foreign)
[B] Welcome to O'Block
"Fashion"
(The Plug and M24 featuring Fivio Foreign)
2021 Non-album single
"Body (Remix)"
(Russ Millions and Tion Wayne featuring ArrDee, E1 (3x3), Bugzy Malone, Fivio Foreign, ZT (3x3), Darkoo and Buni)
[C] 46 16 1 Green With Envy and Pier Pressure
"Spin Music"
(with Toosii)
Thank You for Believing (The Manifestation)
"Not in the Mood"[40]
(Lil Tjay featuring Fivio Foreign and Kay Flock)
61 22 35 75 Non-album single
"Panicking"
(with French Montana)
They Got Amnesia
"We Go Up"
(Nicki Minaj featuring Fivio Foreign)
2022 58 15 Non-album single

Other charted songsEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[41]
US
R&B/HH

[42]
US
Rap

[43]
CAN
[44]
FRA NZ
Hot

[45]
UK
[20]
"Demons"
(Drake featuring Fivio Foreign and Sosa Geek)
2020 34 20 16 21 177 Dark Lane Demo Tapes
"Zoo York"
(Lil Tjay featuring Fivio Foreign and Pop Smoke)
65 28 25 38 65 State of Emergency
"Spicy"
(Nas featuring Fivio Foreign and A$AP Ferg)
96 36 King's Disease
"Clueless"
(Polo G featuring Pop Smoke and Fivio Foreign)
2021 79 32 40 Hall of Fame
"Off the Grid"
(Kanye West featuring Playboi Carti and Fivio Foreign)
11 4 4 7 44 15 Donda
"Straight to It"
(King Von featuring Fivio Foreign)
2022 93 34 95 What It Means to Be King
"Through the Fire"
(featuring Quavo)
40 B.I.B.L.E.
"What's My Name"
(with Queen Naija featuring Coi Leray)
[D] 49 31
"Changed on Me"
(featuring Vory and Polo G)
[E] 38 86 25

Guest appearancesEdit

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Sweetheart" 2020 Pop Smoke Meet the Woo 2
"Basic" SimxSantana Trenches2Riches
"Runtz (Remix)" Curly Savv Glocky Szn
"Demons" Drake, Sosa Geek Dark Lane Demo Tapes
"Zoo York" Lil Tjay, Pop Smoke State of Emergency
"Shoot for the Stars" Lil Tjay
"Off Shit" Black Fortune Osshlord
"Baddie Betty Boop" Sleepy Hallow Sleepy Hallow Presents: Sleepy for President
"Showin Off Pt.1" Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon (Deluxe)
"Showin Off Pt.2"
"Spicy" Nas, A$AP Ferg King's Disease
"Aussie Freaks" A$AP Ferg, ONEFOUR Floor Seats II
"Ryder" 2021 DJ Drewski Seat at the Table
"Out the Dirt" Jay Critch Critch Tape
"Hello Baby" Young M.A Off the Yak
"Still Catching Cases" 42 Dugg Free Dem Boyz
"Clueless" Polo G, Pop Smoke Hall of Fame
"Off the Grid" Kanye West, Playboi Carti Donda
"murda one" Roddy Ricch Live Life Fast
"On Top" 2022 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous
"Straight to It" King Von What It Means to Be King
"Mountains" Coi Leray, Young M.A Trendsetter
"To the Moon (Drill Remix)" JNR Choi, G Herbo, Russ Millions, M24, Sam Tompkins Non-single remix

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Top Notch" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 21 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[31]
  2. ^ "I Am What I Am" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number eight on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[38]
  3. ^ "Body" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number five on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[39]
  4. ^ "What's My Name" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 16 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[46]
  5. ^ "Changed on Me" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number one on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[46]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fivio Foreign Arrested for Assault". Archived from the original on October 19, 2020. Retrieved October 13, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Fivio Foreign Sets the Record Straight About His Deal With Mase". Complex. Archived from the original on April 27, 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  3. ^ "50 Cent Accuses Mase of Signing Fivio Foreign to a Predatory Deal". Okayplayer. February 19, 2020. Archived from the original on August 10, 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Fivio Foreign Interview: Always Viral". Complex. Archived from the original on May 1, 2020. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  5. ^ "FIVIO FOREIGN LAUNCHES NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, FOREIGNSIDE FOUNDATION". The Source. May 20, 2020. Archived from the original on September 3, 2020. Retrieved August 18, 2020.
  6. ^ Cline, Georgette (August 11, 2020). "XXL 2020 FRESHMAN CLASS REVEALED". XXL. Archived from the original on August 12, 2020. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Cho, Regina (December 3, 2020). "Fivio Foreign drops new "Baddie On My Wish List" song". Revolt. Archived from the original on April 16, 2021. Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  8. ^ "Soulja Boy Tells Kanye West 'Don't Hit My Phone No More' After Apparently Being Left off 'Donda'". Billboard. August 30, 2021.
  9. ^ a b "First Impressions of Fivio Foreign, Kanye West, and Alicia Keys' "City of Gods"". Complex. Retrieved February 12, 2022.
  10. ^ "Fivio Foreign Wants to Make New York's Rap Scene Fun Again". VICE. Archived from the original on May 25, 2020. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  11. ^ Price, Joe (October 13, 2020). "Fivio Foreign Denies Allegation He Assaulted His Pregnant Girlfriend". Complex. Archived from the original on January 24, 2021. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  12. ^ Fivio Foreign Details Making Of Kanye West 'Donda' Collab & Speaks On Relationship With Pop Smoke, archived from the original on September 12, 2021, retrieved September 12, 2021
  13. ^ "Fivio Foreign on the late Pop Smoke: 'I learned everything from him'". NME. April 24, 2020. Archived from the original on May 20, 2020. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  14. ^ https://youtube.com/PbrLG5ZEV8s
  15. ^ Caulfield, Keith (April 17, 2022). "Lil Durk's '7220' Returns to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2022.
  16. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: Week of April 23, 2022". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  17. ^ "Billboard Canadian Albums: Week of April 23, 2022". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  18. ^ "Discografie Fivio Foreign". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved April 16, 2022.
  19. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. April 18, 2022. Retrieved April 16, 2022.
  20. ^ a b c d "Fivio Foreign | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 15, 2022.
  21. ^ Caldwell, Brandon (March 12, 2022). "Fivio Foreign Pushes B.I.B.L.E. Debut Album Back to April". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 25, 2022.
  22. ^ Peaks on the Hot 100:
  23. ^ Peaks on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart:
  24. ^ Peaks on the Hot Rap Songs chart:
  25. ^ Peaks on the Canadian Hot 100:
  26. ^ "Big Drip (Remix) [feat. Lil Baby & Quavo] – Single by Fivio Foreign on Apple Music". March 13, 2020. Archived from the original on December 15, 2020. Retrieved May 23, 2020 – via Apple Music.
  27. ^ a b c "Gold & Platinum – RIAA". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on September 13, 2021. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  28. ^ XXL [@XXL] (August 20, 2020). "🚨 NEW MUSIC TONIGHT 🚨..." (Tweet). Retrieved August 20, 2020 – via Twitter.
  29. ^ @FivioForeign (September 27, 2020). "Bop it.. Droppin Friday 10/2 🔥 Stay tuned ❗️" (Tweet). Retrieved September 30, 2020 – via Twitter.
  30. ^ Cummings-Grady, Mackenzie (April 1, 2022). "City Girls and Fivio Foreign Link for New Track and Video 'Top Notch'". Complex. Retrieved April 1, 2022.
  31. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100: Week of April 16, 2022". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  32. ^ Peaks on the Hot 100:
  33. ^ Peaks on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart:
  34. ^ Peaks on the Canadian Hot 100:
  35. ^ Lilah, Rose (June 26, 2020). "Calboy Teams With Fivio Foreign On Booming "Rounds"". HotNewHipHop. Archived from the original on June 27, 2020. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  36. ^ "#AhAhAh is out now". July 10, 2020. Archived from the original on July 10, 2020. Retrieved July 12, 2020 – via @Dreamdoll on Twitter.
  37. ^ "King Von Adds Fivio Foreign To Drill-Influenced Single "I Am What I Am"". HotNewHipHop. October 9, 2020. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved May 31, 2021.
  38. ^ "King Von Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  39. ^ "Tion Wayne Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  40. ^ Zidel, Alex (October 22, 2021). "Lil Tjay Drops New Drill Single "Not In The Mood" With Fivio Foreign & Kay Flock". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  41. ^ Peaks on the Hot 100:
  42. ^ Peaks on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart:
  43. ^ Peaks on the Hot Rap Songs chart:
  44. ^ Peaks on the Canadian Hot 100:
  45. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. April 18, 2022. Retrieved April 16, 2022.
  46. ^ a b "Bubbling Under Hot 100: Week of April 23, 2022". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.