Willie the Kid (rapper)
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|Willie the Kid|
|Birth name||William Jackson|
|Also known as||
September 25, 1981 |
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
William Jackson (born September 25, 1981), 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. He is the younger brother of Wu-Tang Clan affiliate La the Darkman. He released his debut album, Absolute Greatness, in September 2008.
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. The film's official release date is January 20, 2015, this was announced via Willie The Kid's Twitter page on December 31, 2014.
- 2008: Absolute Greatness
- 2011: The Fly 2.0
- 2014: The Living Daylights (with Bronze Nazareth)
- 2015: The Fly 3
- 2017: Deutsche Marks
- 2010: Never a Dull Moment (with Lee Bannon)
- 2012: Dilla Forever
- 2013: Somewhere.
- 2013: Naledge & Willie the Kid Are...The BrainFly (with BrainFly)
- 2013: Masterpiece Theatre (with The Alchemist)
- 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)
- 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
- WILLIE THE KID [@theWILLIETHEKID] (31 December 2014). "And Yes. For Your Enjoyment. Ladies And Gentlemen. #TheFly3 and #TheFlyShortFilm - January 20, 2015.…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.