Alexander James Ritchie Barnes (born July 10, 1992 in Western Australia, Perth), 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.
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 Craig Grainger. After working & attending a multiple of 2PM Entertainments events as a promoter he then met Seattle rapper DT. Who inspired him perform on stage.
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.
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.
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