Horst Christian Simco, better known by the stage name Riff Raff (often stylized as RiFF RAFF), is a rapper from Houston, Texas. He came on the scene in 2009. Riff Raff was signed to DJ and producer Diplo's record label, Mad Decent, from 2013 through 2015. His debut studio album was released in 2014. Along the way, he also teamed up with Milonakis and Nasty for the project and album Three Loco while 2013 saw him partner with DollaBillGates for the album Jumpin Out the Gym. In 2014, he went back to his solo career with the Mad Decent release Neon Icon. The album featured the singles "How to Be the Man" and "Tip Toe Wing in My Jawwdinz," and in 2015 it was remixed by DJ O.G. Ron C for the release Purple Icon, Chopped not Slopped. Released by the MC's own label, Neon Nation, Peach Panther followed in 2016. The album featured the single "Carlos Slim," the Gucci Mane and Danny Brown collaboration "I Drive By," and plenty of beats from the Atlanta production crew 808 Mafia. Later that year, he and DJ Afterthought released the highly collaborative Balloween, which featured guest spots from Skepta, Quavo, DJ Paul, and many others. Maintaining his prolific run, Riff Raff followed up in early 2017 with the Aquaberry Aquarius mixtape and the full-length LP, The White West. A collaborative album with DJ Afterthought, Cool Blue Jewels, kicked off 2018, with Alcoholic Alligator following just a few months later.