ⓘ 2Rude

                                     

ⓘ 2Rude

2Rude, also known as Richard Rude or Richard Rudimental, is a Canadian hip hop and rhythm and blues record producer. He is most noted as producer of the songs "Thinkin About You", a collaboration with Snow, rapper Smoothe tha Hustler and singers Miranda and Latoya Walsh, which won Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2000, and "Bout Your Love", a collaboration with Glenn Lewis which was nominated in the same category at the Juno Awards of 1999.

Both songs were featured on 2Rudes album Rudimental 2K. The album also included the single "Dissin Us", a collaboration with Grimmi and Jully Black which won the MuchMusic Video Award for Best R&B/Soul Video in 2000.

2Rude has been an independent artist and producer on his label Rudimental Records. The Walsh sisters, the daughters of Eric Walsh of the reggae band Messenjah, went on to join the reunited touring lineup of The Parachute Club.