Both Young Money and G-Unit we among the Hip Hop super labels that flourished in the early 2000s.
New Orleans-bred rapper Kidd Kidd signed to both, and rapped alongside Lil Wayne and 50 Cent on some of their biggest hits, such as Wayne’s “Mrs. Officer.” G-Unit
During his recent interview with Atlanta-based Diverse Mentality Podcast, Kidd Kidd spoke to podcast hosts Quake and Vito about several of the milestones of his journey including being recruited for Young Money along with Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga, becoming at odds with 50 Cent, forming Squad Up, nearly signing a deal with JAY-Z and more.
The massive two-hour plus interview truly captures the full scope of Kidd Kidd career in never-before-seen fashion as the former Gudda Gudda and Bobby Valentino collaborator discusses the highs and lows of his life including the near-fatal shooting, which left him wounded by six shots and occurred right after he initially met 50 Cent in 2011.
Kidd Kidd has also collaborated with several major artists including Young Dolph in 2018 on his Unquestionable album track “Right On Time.” In 2015 Kidd Kidd appeared on the XXL Freshman Class cover alongside artists such as Vince Staples, Fetty Wap, K Camp and Shy Glizzy, among others.
After nearly a decade of grinding in the music industry, having released music independently and through the infrastructure of a major label deal, Kidd Kidd decided that it was time to start his own label Reallionaire Records (RLLNR Records.) After delivering three projects in 2020, Kidd Kidd released his 12-song album Real Is Rare, last year. He is currently gearing up for the release of his highly anticipated Street Fame album.
Watch the clip in full below and revisit the uncut interview in it’s entirety here.