Rich Kidd (CA)

Rich Kidd (CA)

Biography

Since his ascension from local underground stardom to national fame in the early 2010’s, Toronto’s best-kept secret Rich Kidd is now out in the open. With a landmark
years that saw him spread his name all over the world, Rich has been steadily amassing
praise from industry greats and music critics for his 360-degree musical vision: as a
visionary artist, world-class producer, and electrifying performer. From his very first
steps as a producer, Rich Kidd’s name has been synonymous with quality and it didn’t
take long for him to get in the studio with the country’s best like Drake, Kardinal
Offishall, K-os, Shad, and Saukrates, adding underground classics, commercial hits and
award-winning projects to his resume. Letting the music speak for itself, Rich Kidd’s
name and signature sound traveled the globe with his compilations We On Some Rich
Kidd Shit Vol. 1-7, his beat tapes Kiddstrumentals Vol. 1 & 2 and with collaborative work
under his belt with rap greats like Busta Rhymes, Redman, Raekwon, DMX, and Talib
Kweli, each time bringing him closer into the radar of rap royalty. Whether it comes from
joy or pain, sampled-based or entirely original, the constant with Rich Kidd’s sound is
the attention to bass, giving a certain feel to his music that takes the listener on an
emotional ride. Lyrically, his depth of vision and perspective mirrors the production style.
A humorist and a realist, he writes music that is above all, human.
Rich Kidd has cemented his reputation on every front. His collaborative album The
Closers with SonReal took him on the road for months, while his solo project In My
Opinion delivered his biggest singles to date with “Syke” and “I’d Be Lying”.
Kiddstrumentals Vol. 2 and We On Some Rich Kidd Shit Vol. 7 cemented his stature as
a producer, and Naturally Born Strangers – a pioneering project with Toronto clothing
line The Legends League – showcased his versatility as an emcee and producer. All 3 projects Rich Kidd released, “The Closers”, “In My Opinion” and “Naturally Born Strangers” went on to be the only independently released projects nominated in the Rap Category at the JUNO Awards respectively in 2013, 2014 and 2015 with the latter winning the award. He has continued to break new artists such as Idman, an R&B/pop protégé, producing and co-writing such songs as “Down for It” which won the International Songwriting Competition in the category of R&B in 2021. With a new compilation album and rumored solo project on the way, anticipation is sky high as there seems to be no limit to what the Kidd can do.

All sessions

Rich Kidd (CA)

  • 31 May, 2024
  • 1:01am - 1:07am
  • De Doelen (Gemeente R’Dam Hall) Kareldoormanstraat 223, Rotterdam

Music Placement: TV, Film, games and commercials, other genres

  • 1 June, 2024
  • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
  • De Doelen (Gemeente R’Dam Hall) Kareldoormanstraat 223, Rotterdam