Kid Ink News

  • Hip Hop Reacts To The Meek Mill & Drake Controversy
    Hip Hop Reacts To The Meek Mill & Drake Controversy
    Jul 22, 2015 at 01:58pm
    Where to begin? Last night saw people from nearly every corner of hip hop (and even some pop mainstays) engaging in a widespread online conflict, oddly enough kicked off by some tweets exchanged between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.
  • Kid Ink Announces New Album "Full Speed" With Cover Art & Release Date [Update: Tracklist Released]
    Kid Ink Announces New Album "Full Speed" With Cover Art & Release Date [Update: Tracklist Released]
    Jan 8, 2015 at 06:03pm
    Now that Kid Ink's new single featuring Tinashe and Usher, "Body Language," is officially off the ground and taking over the airwaves, the rapper is ready to announce a release date, title and cover art for his upcoming sophomore effort. Keeping in a similar vein as his My Own Lane debut, Ink titled his second album Full Speed. The album is expected to arrive on February 3rd 2015. Peep the cover art in the gallery above, which shows off Ink's tatted hands as he sports a red bandanna. 
  • Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    Jun 17, 2013 at 02:16pm
    HNHH served as sponsors for the Festival Village stage at this year's Summer Jam XX, and as a result we got to hang out with some of the artists and ask them questions.
  • Chris Brown Announces "One Hell Of A Nite" Tour With Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Omarion & Teyana Taylor
    Chris Brown Announces "One Hell Of A Nite" Tour With Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Omarion & Teyana Taylor
    Jun 8, 2015 at 09:27pm
    It looks like Chris Brown is taking his talents on the road yet once again. Coming off his "Between the Sheets" tour & yesterday’s Summer Jam performance, the “New Flame” crooner will be hitting the road late this Summer for the “One Hell Of A Nite” Tour alongside Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Omarion, & Teyana Taylor. Kicking off August 12 in Kansas City, the tour will trek through cities like Chicago, New York, Detroit, Miami, and San Diego before wrapping up September 19 in Concord, California.
  • Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm
    Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.  This year's Cash Princes are: Mike Will Made-It, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Mustard, Young Thug, Nipsey Hussle, Iggy Azalea, Ty Dolla $ign, Hit-Boy, YG, PartyNextDoor, and Kid Ink. 
  • First Week Sales Projections For Kid Ink's "Full Speed" [Update: Official Numbers Are In]
    First Week Sales Projections For Kid Ink's "Full Speed" [Update: Official Numbers Are In]
    Feb 10, 2015 at 09:13pm
    Kid Ink dropped off his sophomore album yesterday, and with the album's release, Ink hit up Best Buy in NYC to say hi to a few fans and pick up a few copies of the album himself; watch us document that below.
  • Top 10 Amber Rose Name-Drops
    Top 10 Amber Rose Name-Drops
    Apr 28, 2015 at 05:36pm
    By now, you all don't need an introduction to Amber Rose. Like it or not, she's a big deal in hip-hop. The former stripper turned video girl first caught the eye of Kanye West in Ludacris' "What Them Girls Like" video, and the two soon began a relationship that lasted almost two years. After 'Ye, she moved on to Wiz Khalifa, whom she married two years later. Somehow between marriage and a kid, Rose continued to cement herself as one of the baddest bitches in hip-hop.
  • Kid Ink Reveals Cover Art For "My Own Lane" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Kid Ink Reveals Cover Art For "My Own Lane" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Dec 12, 2013 at 10:33am
    Kid Ink is prepping his debut album to drop via RCA. He's still been letting go free records for fans leading up to the release, and today he decided to release the cover art for the album My Own Lane on Twitter. The artwork is black and white with Ink covering his mouth with his tatted up hands. Peep it in the gallery above. The LP drops on January 7th 2014. [UPDATE: Tracklist For "My Own Lane" Revealed]
  • Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Kid Ink & More Make Super Bowl XLIX Predictions
    Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Kid Ink & More Make Super Bowl XLIX Predictions
    Jan 30, 2015 at 03:28pm
    The Super Bowl is imminent. With the 49th annual Super Bowl going down this Sunday, February 1st, we decided to get word from various hip-hop artists on who they think will take the cake at the championship game. 
  • Review: Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
    Review: Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
    Jan 13, 2014 at 02:14pm
    Kid Ink may have suddenly rose to popularity with the 2012 catchy hit “Time of Your Life” but the California rapper has been at it longer than that. Releasing his first mixtape in 2010, Kid Ink, real name Brian Collins, gained a slew of fans with his laid-back style and blend of singing and rapping.
  • Kid Ink Reportedly Arrested In Las Vegas
    Kid Ink Reportedly Arrested In Las Vegas
    Aug 16, 2014 at 06:05pm
    Las Vegas isn't exactly the most "peaceful" city in the States, especially in the early hours of the morning. Regardless, Kid Ink was reportedly arrested for disturbing said peace today. Details are scarce, but TMZ has revealed that Ink was taken into custody after a scuffle broke out outside of 1Oak nightclub in Sin City.
  • Kid Ink Is Engaged
    Kid Ink Is Engaged
    Jul 1, 2015 at 01:52pm
    For as long as we've known him, Kid Ink's had his girl Asiah Azante by his side, and now he's ready to make that love eternal. As told by some recent Instagram posts, the Bat Gang rapper put a (very large) ring on it recently.  As early as last November, he was talking about popping the question, but told Hot 97 that he was waiting for the right moment:
  • Exclusive Photos: BTS Of Kid Ink's "Show Me" Featuring Chris Brown
    Exclusive Photos: BTS Of Kid Ink's "Show Me" Featuring Chris Brown
    Nov 5, 2013 at 12:00pm
    Kid Ink's new "Show Me" single is rapidly climbing both the Billboard and radio charts, and an official visual featuring and directed by Chris Brown will be dropping next week. Check out the gallery above for an exclusive first look at the making of the video (courtesy of Born Original), and cop the single on iTunes. It'll be included on Ink's major label debut My Own Lane, which is scheduled to drop on January 7th.
  • Kid Ink Sued After His Dog Attacks Pizza Delivery Man
    Kid Ink Sued After His Dog Attacks Pizza Delivery Man
    Aug 19, 2014 at 03:45am
    According to TMZ, Kid Ink's legal problems may have just taken a turn for the worse. According the gossip reports, Ink is now being sued by a pizza delivery man named Garnik Nazarian after the man was attacked by Ink's dog at the rapper's Granada Hills home.
  • See The Tracklist To Jamie Foxx's "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses"
    See The Tracklist To Jamie Foxx's "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses"
    May 3, 2015 at 02:50pm
    If you didn't get enough of Jamie Foxx's chops on the national anthem before last night's #MayPac fight, the 47-year-old Renaissance man has a new album on the way: Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses." 
  • Review: Kid Ink's "Full Speed"
    Review: Kid Ink's "Full Speed"
    Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22pm
    Last year in March, Kid Ink reached a big milestone for a new artist: his single “Show Me” featuring Chris Brown went double Platinum.
  • First Week Sales For Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
    First Week Sales For Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
    Jan 15, 2014 at 02:40pm
    The numbers have arrived for Kid Ink's RCA debut My Own Lane. The album was projected to move a respectable 40-45k opening week, and he actually surpassed that amount. My Own Lane sold 50,000 copies opening week, making for a debut on the Billboard 200 at #3. On the Rap Albums chart, he's locked in the #1 spot. 
  • Vote On The Song Of The Summer
    Vote On The Song Of The Summer
    May 13, 2015 at 10:25am
    Summer's almost here, and as the weather heats up, so does the music. More than any other season, we define summer by our favorite tunes, which usually coincide with our most memorable (or never to be remembered) moments of revelry. 
  • Kid Ink Announces New Single "Body Language"
    Kid Ink Announces New Single "Body Language"
    Sep 2, 2014 at 06:50pm
    Although Kid Ink just released a tape with his BatGang crew last week, he's already prepared to start promoting his upcoming sophomore album with its first single. "Body Language," the Cashmere Cat and Stargate-produced leadoff single from Ink's yet-to-be-titled 2015 album, arrives on September 9th. 
  • Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour [Update: Ink Pulls Out Of Tour]
    Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour [Update: Ink Pulls Out Of Tour]
    Feb 12, 2015 at 03:18pm
    Popular hip-hop/R&B franchise the Scream Tour is returning this spring with the "Scream Nation: The Reintroduction Tour," a 24-city romp that will feature Jeremih, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf as its headliners. Check out the dates below. 
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