Kydd (rapper)

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Kydd Jones
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Background information
Birth nameRandell Jones
Also known asKydd
OriginAustin, Texas, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active2012–present
LabelsLNS Crew
Websitewww.lnscrew.com

Randell "Kydd" Jones is an American hiphop/R&B artist from Austin, Texas.[1][2]

Career[edit]

In 2013, Kydd performed alongside acts such as Snoop Dogg,[3] Curren$y[4] & Killa Kyleon.[5] Jones performed at NXNE[6] and The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival[7] in 2014 as well as Red Bull Sound Select[8] shows with Danny Brown[9] & Yung Lean[10] while producing for Kirko Bangz[11] on Progression V.[12] During 2015, he released two singles: Patience[13] and Blink Away[14] with Sean Price; he also performed with Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber[15] for the Billboard Hot 100 Fest at Jones Beach Theater.[16] After being personally picked by Chuck D to open for The Hip Hop Gods Tour in Los Angeles at The Novo (formerly Club Nokia),[17] Kydd opened for The Art Of Rap Fest[18] with Public Enemy, Ice-T, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep & EPMD at the Lakewood Amphitheatre in Atlanta during 2016.[19] He released Sounds In My Head 2: The Righteous Edition later that year with features from Skyzoo,[20] Yelawolf,[21] Pac Div,[22] A.Dd+,[23] Cory Kendrix, Max Frost, GLC & Tank Washington.[24] In 2018, Kydd released an album entitled Homecoming,[25] an EP with producer Insightful[26] of Soulection, and performed at Austin City Limits Festival 2018 with acts like Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Travis Scott, Khalid & others.[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Represent, Represent: The 25 Most Important Cities in Hip-Hop". VIBE Magazine.
  2. ^ "UHD presents Thursday concerts at Discovery Green". Houston Chronicle.
  3. ^ "Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Revealed". Austin Chronicle.
  4. ^ "The Eight Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, December 12–18". Dallas Observer.
  5. ^ "What You Know About Them Texas Boys? The Return of Screw York City". Village Voice.
  6. ^ "A3C's Best In Show @ NXNE". A3C Festival Blog.
  7. ^ "Live Stream This Year's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival With Performances From Jay Electronica, Raekwon, and More". Complex Media.
  8. ^ "KICKSTARTER: THE SHOE THAT GOT KYDD JONES HOOKED". Nice Kicks.
  9. ^ "Red Bull Sound Select in Austin: Sleigh Bells, Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt to Perform". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Yung Lean, Kydd Jones, Feathers Live in Austin". Red Bull.
  11. ^ "Kirko Bangz Is Still Finding His Way". Houston Press.
  12. ^ "Kirko Bangz - Progression V: Young Texas Playa [New Mixtape]". HotNewHipHop.
  13. ^ "Kydd Jones – "Patience"". AllHipHop.
  14. ^ "KYDD JONES – BLINK AWAY F. SEAN PRICE". 2DopeBoyz.
  15. ^ "Austin musician Kydd Jones gets chance to shine at SXSW". KXAN-TV.
  16. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 Fest Highlights". BET.
  17. ^ "VIDEO: KYDD MEETS CHUCK D & THEN OPENS FOR PUBLIC ENEMY". YouHeardThatNew.
  18. ^ "KYDD JONES AND KIRKO BANGZ ASK "WHO R U"". Mass Appeal.
  19. ^ "From Austin to the Atlanta Stage: Kydd Jones". Swisher Sweets.
  20. ^ "DXclusive: Kydd Jones Makes Waves With "Dripped Up"". HipHopDX.
  21. ^ "Kydd featuring Yelawolf - Hall Pass". HYPEBEAST.
  22. ^ "Kydd – "Now & Then" (Feat. Pac Div) [Video]". Earmilk.
  23. ^ "Kydd "The Masons" feat. A.Dd+". Okayplayer.
  24. ^ "Kydd ft. GLC, Tank & Max Frost - Russian Roulette". DJBooth.
  25. ^ "NEW MUSIC: KYDD JONES – HOMECOMING". KUTX.
  26. ^ "PREMIERE: ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR IN THIS SULTRY NEW MUSIC VIDEO FROM SOULECTION'S INSIGHTFUL". Afropunk.
  27. ^ "It's McCartney: ACL Fest pulls off its biggest-name headliner in years". Austin360.

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