About Kid Ink
Kid Ink is one of the most visible rappers to emerge from L.A. in recent years, effectively developing his career since singing with DJ Ill Will’s independent imprint Tha Alumni Music Group in 2010 (his YouTube views have exceeded 50 million at this point).
Since releasing his debut mixtape World Tour, the Los Angeles native has worked with Chris Brown, Chris Webby, Bun B, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Drama, ScHoolboy Q, Cory Gunz, Childish Gambino, Bow Wow, Funkmaster Flex, Logic, Trinidad James, Problem, DJ Mustard, B.o.B., Dizzy Wright, Honey Cocaine, A$AP Ferg, French Montana, Machine Gun Kelly, Pusha T, King Los, Tyga, Meek Mill, Wale and more.
Most recently, his track "Money & The Power" was featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks as well as NBA Live 2014, and he released his debut studio album My Own Lane, which has seen generally positive critical and commercial success so far (it was preceded by his Almost Home EP).
- Kid Ink was originally known as Rockstar.
- He started seriously pursuing music at age sixteen.
- Ink has an older brother, two step brothers and two step sisters.
- He's an X-Games and NBA enthusiast.
- Kid Ink started out as a producer before foraying into emceeing.
- He was a 2012 XXL Freshman.
- Ink has produced for Diddy, Nipsey Hussle and more.
- His debut album, Up & Away, peaked at No. 3 on the US R&B charts.
- MTV International chose him as their first PUSH campaign artist of 2014.
- Kid Ink is an Aries.
Top Songsall songs
Time Of Your Life (Remix) (Prod. By Ned Cameron & Kid Ink) Kid Ink Feat. Tyga & Chris Brown496.5K Views260 Comments
Bad Ass (Prod. By Devin Cruise) Kid Ink Feat. Wale & Meek Mill467.1K Views350 Comments
Show Me (Remix) Kid Ink Feat. Juicy J, 2 Chainz, Trey Songz & Chris Brown448.9K Views213 Comments
Show Me (Prod. By DJ Mustard) [CDQ] Kid Ink Feat. Chris Brown434.7K Views276 Comments
Main Chick (Remix) Kid Ink Feat. Tyga & Chris Brown344.2K Views115 Comments
Take It Down (Prod. By Cardiak & Frank Dukes) Kid Ink Feat. Kirko Bangz317.3K Views259 Comments
Recent Videosall videos
My Own Lane 2014
Almost Home (EP) 2013
Up And Away 2012
Top Mixtapesall mixtapes
675K Views 187.9K Downloads 611 Comments
298.1K Views 44.9K Downloads 177 Comments
705.7K Views 266.5K Downloads 682 Comments
Top Storiesall news
- Win Kid Ink Tickets [Irving Plaza, NYC] 948 Views
- Win Kid Ink Tickets, Follow HotNewHipHop On Instagram! [Update: Winner Announced] 4.1K Views
- Kid Ink's "Show Me" Certified Platinum, New Tour Dates Added 8K Views
- Samples Of The Week: March 13 3.1K Views
- Kid Ink Announces "My Own Lane" Tour Dates 8.2K Views
- Charts Don’t Lie: January 26 18.7K Views
- Charts Don't Lie: January 19 10.6K Views
01 Apr 2014Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
02 Apr 2014Neptune Seattle, WA
04 Apr 2014The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
06 Apr 2014House Of Blues Sunset Hollywood, CA
07 Apr 2014House Of Blues San Diego, CA
08 Apr 2014Riverside Municipal Auditorium Riverside, CA
13 Apr 2014House Of Blues New Orleans New Orleans, LA
16 Apr 2014The Fillmore Charlotte, NC
18 Apr 2014The Fillmore Silver Spring Silver Spring, MD
19 Apr 2014House of Blues Boston, MA
20 Apr 2014Irving Plaza New York, NY