Artist Biography "Tash" Rico Smith, better known by his stage name Tash, is an American rapper. He is most known for his work as a member of West Coast hip hop group, Tha Alkaholiks alongside J-Ro and E-Swift. He has released two solo album and has worked on five albums with Tha Alkaholiks. His first solo album, Rap Life, was released in 1999 on Loud Records. Ten years later, in 2009, his second album Control Freek comes out on independent label Amalgam Digital.