Today’s song is “Bad Ass (featuring Meek Mill & Wale) by Kid Ink. Kid Ink made his mark on the music world with his self-released mixtape Rocketshipshawty. The project showcases Ink’s unique wordplay and melodic hooks over addictive production by the likes of Young Chop (“OG”) and longtime collaborator Jahlil Beats (“Loaded”). The project has been accompanied by numerous videos, including a captivating visual for Hell & Back” (remix) featuring the energetic MGK, who graced the XXL Magazine 2012 Freshman Class cover with Kid Ink. To date, the 16-song release has collected 300K downloads on leading mixtape destination DatPiff.com and was highlighted in the Top 20 on the site’s “Top 50 Mixtapes of 2012.” HotNewHipHop.com also featured the mixtape, where it has amassed an additional 500K downloads and plays.
Currently, Kid Ink is recording his Tha Alumni Music Group/RCA Records debut project, selling out shows across the globe, and extending his sense of style to fashion brands including the prominent Alumni brand as well as a current collaboration with elite street wear line, Dope Couture.