Rich the Kid is a rapper out of Atlanta, Georgia. He was formerly a part of QC and is closely associated with fellow rappers Migos and Skippa Da Flippa.
He has an impressive stash of mixtapes that includes Feels Good 2 Be Rich and Dabbin Fever.
In early 2016 he started his own label: Rich Forever Music. His first two signees were Famous Dex and J $tash.
On June 9, 2017, Rich The Kid announced that he had signed to Interscope Records. In an interview with XXL, Rich talked about his decision on signing with Interscope.
"I was talking to different labels, Columbia, RCA, Epic, I decided not to sign with Epic even after L.A. Reid offered me a crazy deal. [Senior Vice President of A&R at Interscope] Manny Smith & Interscope CEO John Janick understand me and my vision for myself and also my label. Interscope gave me the opportunity to take over the game completely and that's what I'm going to do".
His debut studio album, The World Is Yours, dropped March 30th, 2018, supported by his hit singles “New Freezer” and “Plug Walk”. The album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. His single "New Freezer" featuring Kendrick Lamar also was certified Platinum on March 27, 2018 by the RIAA.
Rich has been working on new music and plans on releasing his second studio album "The World Is Yours 2" on January 18, 2019.