|Birth name||Randell Jones|
|Also known as||Kydd|
|Origin||Austin, Texas, U.S.|
In 2013, Kydd performed alongside acts such as Snoop Dogg, Curren$y & Killa Kyleon. Jones performed at NXNE and The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival in 2014 as well as Red Bull Sound Select shows with Danny Brown & Yung Lean while producing for Kirko Bangz on Progression V. During 2015, he released two singles: Patience and Blink Away with Sean Price; he also performed with Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber for the Billboard Hot 100 Fest at Jones Beach Theater. After being personally picked by Chuck D to open for The Hip Hop Gods Tour in Los Angeles at The Novo (formerly Club Nokia), Kydd opened for The Art Of Rap Fest with Public Enemy, Ice-T, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep & EPMD at the Lakewood Amphitheatre in Atlanta during 2016. He released Sounds In My Head 2: The Righteous Edition later that year with features from Skyzoo, Yelawolf, Pac Div, A.Dd+, Cory Kendrix, Max Frost, GLC & Tank Washington. In 2018, Kydd released an album entitled Homecoming, an EP with producer Insightful of Soulection, and performed at Austin City Limits Festival 2018 with acts like Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Travis Scott, Khalid & others.
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- "Red Bull Sound Select in Austin: Sleigh Bells, Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt to Perform". Billboard.
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- "Austin musician Kydd Jones gets chance to shine at SXSW". KXAN-TV.
- "Billboard Hot 100 Fest Highlights". BET.
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- "Kydd "The Masons" feat. A.Dd+". Okayplayer.
- "Kydd ft. GLC, Tank & Max Frost - Russian Roulette". DJBooth.
- "NEW MUSIC: KYDD JONES – HOMECOMING". KUTX.
- "PREMIERE: ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR IN THIS SULTRY NEW MUSIC VIDEO FROM SOULECTION'S INSIGHTFUL". Afropunk.
- "It's McCartney: ACL Fest pulls off its biggest-name headliner in years". Austin360.