Willie the Kid (rapper)

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Willie the Kid
Birth name William Jackson
Also known as
  • The Golden Child
  • The Crown Prince
  • Kafeero WTK
Born (1981-09-25) September 25, 1981 (age 36)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments
Years active 2006–present
Labels
  • Embassy
  • P-Vine
  • The Fly
  • Diligent
Associated acts
Website williethekid.com

William Jackson (born September 25, 1981),[1] better known by his stage name Willie the Kid, is an American rapper from Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He is most famous for being DJ Drama's protégé and appearing on both DJ Drama albums Gangsta Grillz: The Album and Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2) as well as Lil Wayne's Dedication 2 and Dedication 3 mixtape.[2] He is the younger brother of Wu-Tang Clan affiliate La the Darkman.[1] He released his debut album, Absolute Greatness, in September 2008.[3]

In 2012, Willie the Kid began producing a film titled The Fly starring himself as one of the lead characters. The film was directed by Kevin Budzynski and produced by Scott Erickson of Diligent Music.[4] The film's official release date is January 20, 2015, this was announced via Willie The Kid's Twitter page on December 31, 2014.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2006: The Day the Game Changed... (Hosted By DJ Drama, DJ Sense & Don Cannon)
  • 2006: Dead Presidents (Hosted By DJ Drama) (with La the Darkman)
  • 2006: Divide & Conquer (Hosted By DJ Drama & Big Mike)
  • 2009: The Fly (Hosted By DJ Drama & DJ Head Debiase)[9]
  • 2009: The Outkast (Hosted by DJ Scream)
  • 2010: The Cure (Hosted by DJ Woogie)
  • 2011: The Fly 2 (The Transformation)
  • 2011: The Crates
  • 2011: The Cure 2
  • 2013: Aquamarine

References[edit]

[1][2]

  1. ^ family
  2. ^ family