Kidd G is the latest musical phenomenon from TikTok, the app that invaded the world in 2020. Just 17 years old, Kidd G is making music that bends genres, from hip hop beats to country lyrics; he doesn’t care about fitting into a mold. His debut EP was called “Teenage Dreams and featured his first viral song, “Dirt Road.” The song, which he released at just 16 years old, has been categorized as country-pop; however, the song has a mellow country rap vibe. The song has over 7.5 million streams on Spotify and is currently on the billboard top 50 Hot Country chart. Although it is a breakup song, the delivery isn’t typical and shows he is going against the norms.
The title song “Teenage Dream” also has over 2 million streams on Spotify. Kidd G is an example of how social media is changing the game in music. He is widely successful without having a radio single. Being so young, Kidd G has a lot ahead of him, and he will be worth following on socials to see where his career turns next. His latest music video for “Down the Road” can be seen below.