R.I.D. is a hip-hop artist born in Kansas and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He is currently living in Darmstadt, Germany.
In his younger years, R.I.D. was the lead singer in a very bad rock band in the 90’s. Hip Hop come into his life two years ago (at the age of 52) as he became a role in a feature film where his character was a hip-hop artist. As he dove deep into learning everything, he could to help him build a realistic character, he fell in love with hip-hop music it’s history. Then the Coronavirus and COVID-19 took over the world and everything was put on hold. He released his first single “Hero” was released on April 10, 2020. The song is dedicated to all the Nurses, Doctors, Healthcare Workers, Cashiers and all the others keeping the world going.
His second release “Parallel Universe” is scheduled for release on YouTube and radio on April 21, 2020, followed by all streaming platforms on May 8, 2020.
On Mai 26,2021 he is releasing his second EP titled “Psychotic Breakdown” with four songs about spending time in Quarantine.
June 26, 2021 he is releasing his first full length German lyric Album titled “Denglish”. Some songs are completely in German while others contain a mix of German and English.
On August 1, 2021 he is releasing his secong full length Album titled “Nati Nati”.
R.I.D. works with Multi-Platinum Producer, Freek Van Workum (21 Savage, Tech N9ne, Capital Bra, Bausa, Kalash).