Private Funeral Services Announced for Legendary Producer Rico Wade of Organized Noize.

Rico Wade, an architect of Southern Hip Hop and one-third of the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling legendary production team Organized Noize and the de facto leader of The Dungeon Family, will be eulogized privately and by invitation only for family and friends on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, located at 101 Jackson St, NE Atlanta, GA.

Sixty-eight members of Clark Atlanta’s band will perform hits produced by Organized Noize outside the venue as family and friends arrive for the service.

Wade died on April 13 at the age of 52. Wade was a founding member of the Dungeon Family. He also helped produce several iconic albums that helped launch the careers of stars like OutKast, Goodie Mobb and Cee-Lo Green. He also co-wrote TLC’s 1994 hit “Waterfalls.”

After the service, there will be a procession to Wade’s gravesite. The route is as follows:

Start Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW @ Mercedes Benz
Left on Harlan Road SW (Flowers to be laid at 409 Harlon Road SW)
Right on Peyton Road SW
Right on Hayne
Left on Lynhurst Drive SW
Left Cascade Road
Right on Adams Drive (Flowers to be laid at 1590 Adams Drive SW)
Left on Childress Drive SW
Left on Campbellton Road
Right on Delowe Drive
Right on Headland Drive (Flowers to be laid at the corner of Delowe and Headland)