Kid Ink Talks "Full Speed," Dej Loaf, Lil Wayne, Super Bowl, and Video Games
As his big singles have proved, Kid Ink is one of the savviest artists in the hip-hop/R&B sphere. His new album, Full Speed, plays like a greatest hits compilation, and we had the privilege of sitting down with the man himself on release day.
Kid Ink Breaks Down "Round Here" On Sway In The Morning
Kid Ink was in NYC this week to promote his new album, Full Speed. On release day, we accompanied him to Best Buy to buy some deluxe copies, and today, him, DJ Ill Will and Shitty Montana all paid a visit to "Sway In The Morning." Popping up to the Shade 45 offices, Ink talked about the "fun" new album, all of the features therein, and his longtime girlfriend, Asiah Azante.
Kid Ink Visits Best Buy On "Full Speed" Release Day
Yesterday, Kid Ink dropped his sophomore album, Full Speed. Consisting of twelve hot tracks, the album is also available in deluxe format at Best Buy, which is where Ink himself went to get that special edition. Heading to a Manhattan location of the store with DJ Ill Will and Bricc Baby Shitro, the Alumni artist cleaned out the eight remaining deluxe copies of Full Speed.
Kid Ink "Round Here" Video
Kid Ink's new album, Full Speed hits stores today, and he's not going to let us forget. The L.A. rapper has been dropping content since the early hours of the morning, performing on Late Night With Meyers, sharing album highlight "About Mine", and now giving us the visual for "Round Here".
Kid Ink Performs "Hotel" & "Body Language" on Seth Meyers
Kid Ink's third album (and second on a major label) Full Speed hits stores today, and the L.A. rapper made an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to perform a couple of singles from the project.Backed by a band, after teasing the opening riff to "Show Me", Ink launched into the Chris Brown-assisted "Hotel" (which he handled solo), before merging it with "Body Language", at which he was joined by Elle Varner, who filled the absence of Usher and Tinashe.
Kid Ink Breaks Down "Full Speed" Track By Track
To promote his newly-released album, Full Speed, Kid Ink decided to break down each individual record and give fans the rundown of the entire album. Running just north of 12 minutes, Ink gives each record about a minute worth of his time, explaining how each track came about and the meaning behind the records. If you’re at all interested in Full Speed and/or a fan of Kid Ink, then I highly suggest you check out this breakdown of the album.
Kid Ink Talks "Full Speed" & Races With Rob Markman
Kid Ink's sophomore album Full Speed is only a few days away now. With the album release around the corner, the rapper sat down with MTV's Rob Markman to discuss the concept as well as the connection Full Speed has with Ink's debut, My Own Lane. Appropriately, the interview was held at a racing track, with both Ink and Rob taking part in some racing following the interview.
Kid Ink On Hot 97
We just got Kid Ink's interview with Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club earlier this morning, and now Hot 97 follow suit with their Kid Ink interview for Ebro In The Morning.
Kid Ink On Breakfast Club
Kid Ink has been busy promoting his new sophomore album, which drops on February 3rd. With Full Speed right around the corner, the rapper took a trip to the East Coast and visited The Breakfast Club for an interview with Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy. Kid Ink talks about his experiences taking shrooms, his plans for Valentine's Day this year, collaborating with Chris Brown so frequently and more. The rapper also talks about connecting with Xzibit, trying to find a spot for new tattoos and which tatts hurt the most.
Kid Ink Feat. Young Thug & Baby Bricc Shitro "Like A Hott Boyy" Trailer
Kid Ink Feat. Young Thug & Bricc Baby
Earlier this week, Kid Ink blessed us with "Like A Hott Boyy," a Lil Wayne tribute that'll live on his upcoming sophomore album Full Speed. Today, we get a minute long preview of the Metro Boomin and DJ Spinz-produced cut's video.
Kid Ink "On The Road Again" Documentary Pt. 1
As was clear from his Wonders Of The World-themed "Hello World" video that dropped on New Year's Eve, Kid Ink recently got back from a 47 city, 60 day European Tour to promote his My Own Lane album. Today, he's dropped off a lengthy documentary that recaps the entire thing.
Kid Ink "Hello World" Video
As he dropped his debut album, My Own Lane, in the first week of this year, Kid Ink's spent most of 2014 touring and promoting the project. This has taken him all over the world and gained him a ton of new fans, so on the eve of 2015, he shares a video for the album's "Hello World" to recap his crazy ride.
Kid Ink "Blunted" Video
Kid Ink drops off a video for the smoke heavy track, "Blunted". This track will be on Ink's upcoming project, Full Speed, scheduled for a February 3rd release, now available for pre-order on iTunes.
Kid Ink "Cool Back" Video
Kid Ink delivered a new single off his newly-announced Full Speed sophomore album late last night. The minimal and whispered "Cool Back" has Ink flexing his fashion steez on us, and today the rapper has quickly turned around a music video for it. The dark visuals are directed by Dan Centrone.
Kid Ink "Full Speed" Album Trailer
Kid Ink has truly mastered the art of the single. After dominating the charts with "Show Me" and "Main Chick" earlier this year, the L.A. rapper released the first record from his upcoming album, Full Speed -- the slinky, pop-rap banger, "Body Language".
Kid Ink "Tour Documentary" (Trailer)
While Kid Ink spent much of 2014 ruling the radio waves with his hits "Show Me" and "Main Chick", he kept busy with an extensive tour, which took him all over North America and Europe. Of course, the L.A. rapper made sure to document his headlining sprint, the footage of which will arrive in documentary form very soon.Until then, you can get a teaser of what's to come in the trailer for the upcoming doc, which flaunts some stylish shots of Ink's globe-trotting and energetic performances.
Kid Ink On Hot 97
Kid Ink has been making the rounds while in NYC. Having wrapped up his European tour, the rapper hit up New York and not only sat down with us for an interview, but hit up Hot 97 as well for the second time in recent months.
Kid Ink Talks European Tour, Working With DJ Mustard & Upcoming Album
Kid Ink just got off his tour overseas, and so we kicked off our recent interview discussing his time spent in Europe and experiences he had there. Among them, Ink describes going skydiving for his girlfriend's birthday. We also take things back to when Ink nabbed an XXL Freshmen cover, and he speaks on the success of his Freshmen class, as well as his hits off My Own Lane, "Show Me" and "Main Chick." Look out for more DJ Mustard collabos in Kid Ink's future, the rapper says.
Kid Ink Feat. Usher & Tinashe "Body Language" Video
Kid Ink Feat. Usher & Tinashe
Kid Ink has been teasing us heavy with the official music video for his new single "Body Language", and this morning he's finally ready to let fans see the final product. After a few looks behind-the-scenes, the bouncy single has a lot of bouncing ladies in the visual. There's a row of twerking booties while Ursh, Ink and Tinashe do their thing. Check it out above. This is the RCA signee's first single off his upcoming sophomore album. We don't have many details on that just yet so stay tuned. Cop the single on iTunes in the meantime.
Maejor Ali Feat. Trey Songz & Kid Ink "Me And My Team" Video
Maejor Feat. Trey Songz & Kid Ink
After hitting us with a remix to Meghan Trainor’s No. 1 single “All About That Bass” featuring Justin Bieber last week, Maejor Ali comes through tonight and decides to drop off the official video to his Kid Ink & Trey Songz-assisted banger “Me And My Team”.