Kid Ink has been one of the most celebrated artists on the independent scene for quite some time now, but he’s ready to go for broke by signing with RCA Records.

Kid Ink returns with some eye catching visuals for his Rocketshipshawty track, “Poppin’ Sh-t.” The California rapper takes the party on the road, stretch limo style in the shots. Bad Boy signee Los assists Kid Ink with his turn up efforts on the amped track. The duo mobs out through the Los Angeles streets, hitting everywhere […]

The tatted up Kid Ink is back to drop another free project to the internet courtesy of The Alumni called Rocketshipshawty. 

Chris Webby hit the Atlanta streets, or its green screen substitute, to capture the visuals for his Bars On Me track “Wait A Minute.” Featured artists Kid Ink and the trill O.G. Bun B join the Connecticut MC to share their take on why music is top priority over everything, but primarily women. In other […]

Kid Ink chronicles his journey from “Hell And Back” in this new video off of his album, Up & Away. Walking around abandoned buildings and deserted streets, the tattooed MC talks about his uneasy path to success. This video is directed by Alex Nazari and takes place in Salton City, CA, an hour deep into the desert outside […]

I hope you weren’t sleeping on Jon Connor, because while you were he’s built a strong buzz on the streets and the net. Connor’s new tape, While You Were Sleepin, features guest appearances from Bun B, Mistah Fab, GLC, Kid Ink, Killa Kyleon and many more. The Flint, Michigan native who has received co-signs from everyone to […]

Southern California was the place to be over the weekend, as Power 106 held its PowerHouse 2012 concert, at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday (June 24). Tyga headlined the show, but Kendrick Lamar, Wale, T.I., YG, Kid Ink, J. Cole, and Snoop Dogg were also on the bill. Leading up to the big show […]

Kube 93 held their annual SummerJam concert at the Gorge Ampitheatre this past weekend in the Emerald city. The bill included a collective of established, upcoming, and new artists.

Keeping up with the tradition of XXL Freshman, the publication along with Diddy, T.I. and Dj Whoo Kid, release the official 2012 XXL Freshman Class mixtape. Machine Gun Kelly, Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Future, Roscoe Dash, Hopsin, Macklemore, Don Trip, Iggy Azalea and French Montana all make appearances on this tape that is free 99 […]

Big Sean and Kid Ink hit Club Nokia last night for the  Los Angeles leg of the XXL Freshman tour. The two entertained fans with some of their biggest hits. Big Sean also gave cudos to previous XXL Freshman who are now getting their time to shine. Check it out below.

XXL Magazine revealed its much anticipated Freshman 2012 cover today. Machine Gun Kelly, Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Future, Roscoe Dash, Hopsin, Macklemore, Don Trip, Iggy Azalea and French Montana made the cut for the special issue’s 5th anniversary. Although earning a spot on the cover doesn’t guarantee runaway success (ask Lil B or OJ Da Juiceman), […]

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