Young Kidd

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Young Kidd
Birth name Frankie Fontaine
Born (1988-10-01) October 1, 1988 (age 26)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Genres Hip hop
Years active 2005–present
Labels CTL Records
Associated acts Boogey The Beat, Heatbag Records
Website www.facebook.com#!/pages/Young-Kidd/121036456788

Frankie Fontaine (born October 1, 1988),[1][unreliable source?] better known by the stage name Young Kidd, is a Canadian rapper of aboriginal and Jamaican heritage.[2]

Young Kidd was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He began performing in 2005 and has released multiple mixtapes, two albums and was nominated for two APCMA awards in 2010.[3] Young Kidd has been successful in the Winnipeg rap scene.[4]

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • The Beginning (2006)
  • Hustlaz Mentality (2007)
  • April Showers (2010)
  • The February Tape (2010)
  • Loyalty (2010)
  • Wonderful Winnipeg (2011)[5]

Albums[edit]

  • I Go Hard (2009)
  • 10x10 (2010)
  • Criminals Turned Legit (2011) with Lotto, Quick Cash, Boogey the Beat & LJ Montana

Legal issues[edit]

Kidd was sentenced to 3 years for shooting into the ceiling of a sports bar in May 2009.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Young Kidd". Facebook. Retrieved December 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ Martin, Melissa (March 1, 2010). "Speaking to the beat". Winnipeg Free Press. Archived from the original on December 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "APCMA – Young Kidd". Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. Archived from the original on December 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ Patriquin, Martin (December 3, 2010). "Straight outta Winnipeg". Maclean's. Archived from the original on December 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Young Kidd Releases "Wonderful Winnipeg" Mixtape Presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Promotions" (Press release). Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Promotions. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  6. ^ Pritchard, Dean (31 May 2013). "Hip-hopper Young Kidd jailed on gun rap". Winnipeg Sun. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014.