Kid Ink may be a West Coast native but the East Coast shows him love. The 28-year-old performed tracks off his new album, ‘My Own Lane,’ during his sold-out show at Irving Plaza in New York City last night (April 20).
The West Coast has been producing star talent through the years with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Nipsey Hussle, Kid Ink and Odd Future buzzing in the scene. But of course, we can't forget the greats of the Left Coast including Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Warren G and Snoop Dogg. Ink pays homage to the latter with a cover of the classic rap track 'Gin and Juice'
Beats Music is using ultimate star power for their 2014 Super Bowl commercials. In their latest ad, the Simmons clan, including Reverend Run, fawn over the new Beats Music application with Kid Ink's 'No Miracles' (featuring Elle Varner and Machine Gun Kelly) playing in the background.
Aloe Blacc's anthemic tune 'The Man' became a huge hit after it was featured in a Beats by Dre commercial last year. With the song currently in the Top 10 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart, the soul man has now released the remix featuring in-demand rapper Kid Ink.
Kid Ink's major label debut album, 'My Own Lane,' suffered a delay from its original December release, but that obviously wasn't too much of an issue. The effort still had decent sales numbers and finished at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and Top Digital Albums charts.
Kid Ink spent the better part of 2013 at work on his major label debut, 'My Own Lane.' The project was originally intended to come out in December, but got pushed back slightly to drop today (Jan. 7). Fans can see if the extra weeks paid off by streaming his album.
Before Kid Ink drops his new project 'My Own Lane' next year, the Los Angeles rhymer delivers a n early Christmas gift for his fans -- new music. The rapper has released 'No Option' featuring King Los, which is track No. 7 from his new LP.
Ever since artists like Too Short and N.W.A burst on to the scene in the late 1980s, the West Coast has been recognized as a hotbed for incredible and diverse hip-hop talent. Whether it was the gangsta music of artists like MC Eiht, Snoop Dogg and Above the Law or the decidedly non-gangsta rap stylings of groups like the Pharcyde and Tha Alkaholiks, there's been a plethora of dope MCs throughout t