Charts Don't Lie: January 19
This week we welcome a new entry on Charts Don't Lie, Kid Ink. Kid Ink is a prime example of a rapper who took his internet fame way past the internet. The Alumni rapper is now signed to a major label, and was able to successfully release his debut album My Own Lane-- he actually surpassed the sales projections of 40-45k. Ink sold a respectable 50k, which isn't too shabby for an artist who is not quite mainstream yet, although it's only a matter of time until he gets there.
Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 18-24
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, Juicy J and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
Kid Ink To Record With Pharrell And Possibly Alicia Keys
After signing a deal with RCA Records, Kid Ink has been focusing on putting together his first album with his new label, and recently talked about some of the collabos he has, and is trying to get. The Cali rapper mentions an upcoming recording session with producer Pharrell. He also talks about wanting to get some of his
Kid Ink Announces "Spaced Out" Tour Dates
Kid Ink is gearing up for an American "Spaced Out" tour, to run throughout the Fall. The Alumni/RCA Records signee will kick off the tour in September in Waterbury, CT and will continue until October 13th, wrapping up in Seattle, WA. Having already announced an European "Roll Up" tour, Ink isn't stopping just yet. 5-6 more dates are expected to be announced in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.
Kid Ink Talks Christmas, Best & Worst Gifts He's Received
With Christmas arriving tomorrow, we decided it was only appropriate to make our recent interview with Kid Ink Christmas-themed. Ink will no doubt be busy this holiday prepping the release of his debut album My Own Lane for the New Year (January 7th, to be exact), but nonetheless, even rappers have time to celebrate Christmas.
HNHH Exclusive: Kid Ink Reveals Release Date & Artwork For "Almost Home" EP
Kid Ink hit us with a new remix to his track "Bad Ass" last week, and has now revealed the release date and artwork for his upcoming EP, Almost Home. The L.A. rapper will drop his debut project for RCA on May 28th. Check out the official artwork for the EP in the gallery above. Watch Kid Ink's latest video for "Bad Ass" below.
Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept 2-10
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Meek Mill, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
Kid Ink Talks Decision To Sign With Major Label & Working With Meek Mill And Wale
After enjoying a wealth of success as an independent artist, Kid Ink announced early in the new year that he had signed a deal with RCA Records. In a recent interview, the Cali rapper discusses his decision to sign with a major label as he feels it will help elevate his career, outside of following the standard indie artist formula. Kid Ink also discusses how he got big
Win Free Tickets to See Kid Ink in NYC!
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Kid Ink's "Bad Ass" With Meek Mill & Wale
Since singing with RCA Records, Kid Ink has been pushing his major label single, "Bad Ass" featuring Meek Mill and Wale.
Charts Don’t Lie: June 9
This week r'n'b singer and hit-maker extraordinaire, The-Dream, enters the charts with his latest effort, IV Play. The-Dream is an interesting artist to analyze, because while he creates hits on top of hits for tons artists in the game, his own fan-base is much smaller, yet extremely devout to the singer. The-Dream writes (and produces) tracks of all kinds for huge stars like Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, Beyonce etc. It's kind of strange to think that all your favorite female singers get their content from one man.