[New York, NY – May 20, 2013] – Emerging hip-hop rapper/producer Kid Ink will release his 88 Classic/RCA Records debut project ALMOST HOME on May 28th. The digital-only EP will include five new songs as well as a remix to the current Meek Mill and Wale assisted single, “Bad Ass.” The EP features multi-platinum producer/writer Rico Love along with French Montana and A$AP Ferg.
Adding to an eventful summer, Kid Ink will also be joining lyrical wordsmith Kendrick Lamar’s U.S. leg of the “good kid, m.A.A.d city World Tour,” along with Lamar’s Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) cohorts Ab-Soul, Jay Rock & ScHoolBoy Q. The 16-date run launches on May 22nd at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV and concludes at the Mesa Amp in Phoenix, AZ on June 26th. Tickets for the tour are currently on sale at http://www.ticketmaster.com.
Kid Ink, who recently gave an “electrifying performance” at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre, according to XXLMag.com, will also invade New York’s HOT 97 annual Summer Jam Festival Village, alongside other rising hip-hop stars A$AP Ferg, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Vinny Cha$e, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, and Troy Ave. The Festival Village will take place outside of MetLife Stadium on Sunday, June 2nd, before HOT 97’s Summer Jam XX main event. Additional information and updates can be found at http://www.hot97.com/summerjam/.
Following a consistent and tireless independent run in 2012, the restless Kid Ink has no plans of slowing down in 2013 and is quickly mapping out a promising path to success. The fully tatted rapper has planted his footprint in the social media landscape, which boasts over 340K loyal Twitter followers, 320K Instagram fans, 640K Facebook Likes and over 80 million video views on Youtube, in addition to countless mixtape material that trails back to 2010. His initial highly successful independent album, Up & Away, arrived last June to a shining XL rating in XXL Magazine.
ALMOST HOME TRACK LISTING
01. Bossin’ Up (feat. A$AP Ferg & French Montana)
Produced by Lifted
02. Fuck/F**k (EXP)/(ED) Sleep (feat. Rico Love)
Produced by Rico Love & Dwayne “D’town” Nesmith for Division1
03. Was It Worth It
Produced by Vinylz & Allen Ritter
04. Money and The Power
Produced by N4 for Defient
Co-Produced by Ned Cameron
Produced by Ned Cameron
06. Bad Ass Remix (feat. Meek Mill & Wale)
Produced by Devin Cruise for Tha Alumni Music Group
Remix Produced by KB for P.U.S.H. Music & Mike Maven for Mike Maven Music LLC