Kitty (rapper)

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Kitty
Birth name Kathryn-Leigh Beckwith
Also known as Kitty Pryde
Born (1993-02-25) February 25, 1993 (age 22)[1]
Origin Daytona Beach, Florida, United States[2]
Genres Cloud rap,[3] hip hop, Dream trance,[4] Synthpop [4]
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2011–present
Associated acts Jokers in Trousers, Lesbian Daddy,[5] Riff Raff, Hot Sugar, Danny Brown, Ryan Hemsworth
Website kittydothedishes.tumblr.com

Kathryn-Leigh Beckwith (born February 25, 1993),[6][7] better known by her stage name Kitty (formerly Kitty Pryde), is an American hip hop recording artist from Daytona Beach, Florida. While serving as a member of Jokers in Trousers, a comedy hip hop group, she received recognition from fellow American rapper Riff Raff. Together the duo collaborated on a single, "Orion's Belt," in June 2012,[8] which became a viral success with over two million views.

She was a clerk at Claire's in Daytona Beach.[9] She started college when she was 16[10] and signed up for classes to attend the University of Central Florida.[11]

Kitty's song "Okay Cupid" was ranked number 17 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the top 50 songs of 2012[12]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Album details
Jokers in Trousers[13]
  • Collaboration with Hamtaro, Mimi-Chan, and HH Slider
  • Released: May 24, 2011
  • Format: Digital download
The Lizzie McGuire Experience[14]
  • Released: January 1, 2012
  • Format: Digital download
Haha, I'm Sorry
  • Released: June 11, 2012
  • Format: Digital download
D.A.I.S.Y. Rage
  • Released: January 30, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
Impatiens
  • Released: May 13, 2014
  • Format: Digital download
Don't Let Me Do This Again[15]
  • Released: June 27, 2014
  • Format: Digital download
Frostbite[16]
  • Released: November 18, 2014
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

List of singles
Title Year Album
"Time Is the Donut of the Heart"[17] 2012 N/A
"Justin Bieber"[18] N/A
"Okay Cupid"[19] Haha, I'm Sorry
"Hittin Lix"[20] D.A.I.S.Y. Rage
"How 2 B a Heartbreaker???"[21] N/A
"Barbie Jeep"[22] 2013 Adult Swim Singles Program 2013
"Second Life"[23] Frostbite
"marijuana"[24] 2014 Flowerviolence

Guest appearances[edit]

List of guest appearances
Title Year Other performer(s) Album
"Implants and Yankee Candles"[citation needed] 2012 Sufjan Stevens Chopped and Scrooged
"Bubblegum"[citation needed] 2013 Chippy Nonstop Finally Verified
"Pocahontas"[citation needed] 2013 Le1f Fly Zone
"56k"[citation needed] 2013 Hot Sugar Made Man
"Day / Night / Sleep System"[citation needed] 2013 Ryan Hemsworth Guilt Trips
"Tap Twice"[25] 2014 Speak! Sex Quest EP

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Title Year Director
"Okay Cupid"[26] 2012 Bryan McKay & Shannen Ortale[27]
"Orion's Belt" (with Riff Raff) Jason Miller[28]
"Dead Island"[citation needed] 2013 Steamclam
"Florida"[29] Kinda Neat
"Ay Shawty 3.0"[30] Peter Wu
"Hittin Lixxx"[31] Jordan Levine
"BrB ( ˘ ³˘)❤" [32] 2014 Kitty
"marijuana"[33] Kitty & Shomi Patwary

References[edit]

  1. ^ "at 12am i can legally drink...". https://twitter.com/kittaveli. February 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Who Is Kitty Pryde?". Globalgrind.com. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ Harwood, Nick. "Interview: Danny Brown Talk Festivals, Kitty Pryde & Cloud Rap @ Bonarroo : RESPECT". Respect. Respect Magazine. Retrieved January 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b http://noisey.vice.com/blog/kitty-pryde-frostbite-ep-premiere-interview
  5. ^ "stop". kittydothedishes.tumblr.com. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ Zafar, Aylin (May 30, 2012). "The New Face of Rap: Young, Female and Ready to Blog". Time. 
  7. ^ "stop". kittydothedishes.tumblr.com. May 11, 2013. Retrieved May 26, 2013. 
  8. ^ Cubarrubia, RJ (June 16, 2012). "Kitty Pryde Makes Live NYC Debut". Rolling Stone. 
  9. ^ McManus, Brian (August 24, 2012). "Rapper Kitty Pryde keeps it real, pleases the faithful". Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  10. ^ Zeichner, Naomi (September 4, 2012). "Home Sweet Home: Kitty Pryde’s Guide to Living With Your Parents". The FADER. 
  11. ^ Eakin, Marah (July 31, 2012). "Kitty Pryde assembles a mixtape about high school". The A.V. Club. 
  12. ^ "50 Best Songs of 2012: 17: Kitty Pryde, "Okay Cupid"". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  13. ^ "stop". Kittydothedishes.tumblr.com. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  14. ^ "The Lizzie Mcguire Experience – Kitty Pryde – Discover music at". Last.fm. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  15. ^ "dont let me do this again". Bandcamp. Retrieved June 27, 2014. 
  16. ^ "frostbite". Bandcamp. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  17. ^ "time is the donut of the heart!!! by ♡kitty♡". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  18. ^ "JUSTIN BIEBER!!!!! by ♡kitty♡". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  19. ^ "okay cupid by ♡kitty♡". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  20. ^ "hittin lix by ♡kitty♡". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  21. ^ "how 2 b a heartbreaker??? by ♡kitty♡". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Kitty – "Barbie Jeep"". Stereogum. June 17, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  23. ^ Rettig, James (November 8, 2013). "Kitty – "Second Life"". Stereogum. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  24. ^ http://kitty.bandcamp.com/track/marijuana-prod-by-chrome-sparks
  25. ^ "SPEAK - SEX QUEST EP". Bandcamp. Retrieved March 1, 2015. 
  26. ^ Caramanica, Jon (May 11, 2012). "Girls Keeping It Real, and Not So". The New York Times. Retrieved September 25, 2012. 
  27. ^ Pryde, Kitty ("lesmisekati") (May 9, 2012). "❄ OKAY CUPID ❄ - ♥KITTY PRYDE♥". YouTube. Retrieved September 25, 2012. 
  28. ^ Noisey. "Kitty Pryde & Riff Raff - "Orion's Belt" (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved May 13, 2013. 
  29. ^ "KITTY - FLORIDA". YouTube. April 25, 2013. 
  30. ^ "ay shawty 3.0 feat. lakutis (prod. by hot sugar) ♡OFFICIAL VIDEO♡". YouTube. June 19, 2013. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  31. ^ "♡KITTY♡ - "HITTIN LIXX" (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)". 
  32. ^ "❤BRB ( ˘ ³˘) - KITTY❤". YouTube. May 13, 2014. 
  33. ^ "marijuana (ʃ⌣́,⌣́ƪ) (prod. by chrome sparks)". YouTube. June 30, 2014. 

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