Kydd (rapper)

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Kydd
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Background information
Birth name Randell Jones
Also known as Kydd Jones
Origin Austin, Texas, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper, producer
Years active 2008–present
Labels LNS
Associated acts LNS Crew, Tank Washington, Cory Kendrix, DJ Charlie, Deezie Brown
Website www.kyddjones.com

Randell Jones, better known by his stage name Kydd, is an American hiphop artist from Austin, Texas.[1][2] He has collaborated with artists such as GLC, Pac Div, Yelawolf & Kirko Bangz.[3]

Career[edit]

He was nicknamed "Kydd" by his older brother for being the youngest kid in a group called Southern Boys which performed at local talent shows.[2] After being picked up by an independent record label in his early teenage years, he joined another group called Impact and started performing at clubs and shows at the age of 15.[2] In 2008, he released The Sounds in My Head Pt. 1, which was followed by The Sounds in My Head Pt. 2 in 2012.[4] He released The Righteous LP later that year.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • The Sounds in My Head Pt. 1 (2008)
  • The Sounds in My Head Pt. 2 (2012)
  • The Righteous LP (2012)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Anunnaki (2013)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Max Frost - "Sunday Driving" (2012)
  • Deezie Brown - "Leaders Life Forever", "Sippin'", and "Windy City" from Hoop Dreams (2012)
  • Muneshine - "Back to the Future" from There Is Only Today (2012)
  • Worldwide - "Too Thoed" from Ga$ Money (2012)
  • Sertified - "Where I Live" from FILTHYFCKINGHUMANS (2013)
  • Cory Kendrix - "We Can Smoke" from IGNORANCE (2014)

Productions[edit]

  • Noah23 - "$100 Dollar Billz" from Zoom (2011)
  • Phranchyze - "Back on My Shit" from French Phrantana (2011)
  • Kirko Bangz - "Trill Young Nigga" from Progression 2 (2012)
  • Noah23 - "Buddha at the Drugspot" and "Higher Self" from Wingfoot (2012)
  • Cory Kendrix - "Last Call" from Free Beer (2012)
  • Tank Washington - "Six Shots" and "Leaders Life Forever" from 6 Shots EP (2013)
  • Supa Sortahuman - "No Worries" from Adventure Time (2013)
  • Cory Kendrix - "We Can Smoke" from IGNORANCE (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slate-Greene, Bowen. "KYDD Interview: SXSW 2010". Spinner UK. Retrieved 22 April 2011. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c Rayford, Krysta (October 12, 2010). "Kydd Sets Out To Be Your Favorite Emcee". Hip Hop Lives. Retrieved April 22, 2011. [dead link]
  3. ^ "LNS Crew". SXSW. Retrieved February 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ Hoffberger, Chase (June 22, 2012). "Review: Beatbox". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved February 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ Hoffberger, Chase (September 28, 2012). "Review: Sanct Ep, Phranye West, The Righteous EP, Free Beer". The Austin Chronicle. 

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