Barnes performing at BRKLYN in 2015

Born Alexander James Ritchie Barnes

July 10, 1992 (age 23)

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Residence Perth, Western Austrlaia
Occupation Rapper
Years active 2009-present
Home town Perth, Western Australia
Genres Hip hop
Labels Dough Related Productions

Alexander James Ritchie Barnes (born July 10, 1992), better known by his stage name B-Nasty, is an Australian hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Dough Related Productions.

Early LifeEdit

Alexander James Ritchie Barnes was born on July 10, 1992 in Perth, Western Australia. Barnes was raised in a middle-class background, attending Perth Modern High School in suburban Subiaco, Western Australia after living in Perth.


2009 - 2011: Early work and breakdancingEdit

B-Nasty began his early hip hop career in the late 2000's. Breakdancing primarily at local Perth events, eventually coming across 2PM Entertainment's event Perth's Biggest Under age where he competed in the Breakdancing competition subsequently he was invited to the after party. There he met Perth R&B singer BSYDE who introduced him to 2PM Entertainment's owner. After working & attending a multiple of 2PM Entertainments events as a promoter he then met Seattle rapper DT. Who inspired him perform on stage.

2012 - 2013: The Beginning EPEdit

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Freestyle rapping from his home computer, Barnes started to craft his unique flow with heavy influences from American and East Cost Rap. He recorded each song of his EP one at a time also releasing them one at a time. Whilst in the process of recording at 2PM Records he met Perth sound engineer Erban Terra who recorded, mixed and mastered all of the EP.

2014 - 2015: Dough Related ProductionsEdit

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After a heitus of a few months Barnes went out to Karaoke with fellow breakdancer Adel Ali, he then met Jayson Brown who would become the second half of Dough Related Productions, after sometime the two decided to take the venture serious. B-Nasty did his first performance at The Civic Hotel with fellow rapper Skopn. addicted to live performances he did another performance at The Flying Scotsman with rapper Bangz and then The Claremont Hotel.

2015 - 2016: The End Of The BeginningEdit


Personal LifeEdit

Details about B-Nasty's personal life are mostly unknown. His best friends are Brandon Allmark and Adam Spragg. He graduated at Perth Modern High School in 2009 and also finished his Certificate IV (Networking) at Polytechnic West Midland College. He has one half-sister, Dani, who was born in 2002 (aged 16).


Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Awards Category
2014 ReverbNation Local Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap
2015 ReverbNation National Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap

References Edit

  1. B-Nasty - MTV USA Retrieved 2016-04-14
  2. Meet B-Nasty 2015-10-10 Retrieved 2016-04-14
  3. B-Nasty "300C" - Clear dictation, rapid fire delivery and clever lyrics 2015-10-22 Retrieved 2016-04-14
  4. iTunes - Music - 300C - Single by B-Nasty Retrieved 2016-04-14
  5. B-Nasty "Stunt Like Me" - Mind bogglingly dense articulation 2015-12-31 Retrieved 2016-04-14
  6. iTunes - Music - Stunt Like Me - Single by B-Nasty Retrieved 2016-04-15
  7. iTunes - Music - Choppa (Feat. B-Nasty) - Single by Esha Retrieved 2016-04-15

External linksEdit

Studio albums The End Of The Beginning
EPs The Beginning EP
Singles "300C" "Stunt Like Me" "Top Floor" "Fresh"
Featured singles "WE ARE WA" "Choppa"
Dough Related Productions
Founder(s) B-Nasty Breezy
Singles "Studio"
Subsidaries BRKLYN