2012 XXL FreshmanKid Ink reached out exclusively to HotNewHipHop.com to announce the Official Release date and Artwork for his highly anticipated debut Album "Up & Away."

"Up & Away" which will be distributed Independently via Kid Ink's label Tha Alumni Music Group is slated to drop on June 12th.

 The album includes production from the likes of Cardiak, Jahlil Beats & Ned Cameron to name a few.

The lead single off the album "Time Of Your Life" is rapidly rising on the radio charts...currently #37 on the Rhythmic Radio Charts. Quite an accomplishment for the still Independent artist. 

"Up & Away" will be released via iTunes and will be in retailers such as FYE & Hot Topic.

Stay tuned to HotNewHipHop as more info, videos & leaks off the album are revealed.