He also made himself known here in Italy thanks to his “Stay”, collaboration achieved no less than Justin Bieber. We are talking about The Kid Laroi, singer and rapper Australian born in 2003.
His true name is Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard and was born in Sydney on August 17 18 years ago to an indigenous mother and a French father. He currently lives in California with his mom and younger brother Austin. He grew up listening to hip hop and R&B icons like Tupac, Erykah Badu, The Fugees, Lil Wayne and Kanye West.
The Kid Laroi starts writing rap since childhood and despite the tragic murder of his uncle that shocked his entire family in 2015, he continued to pursue his passion, filling entire notebooks with rhymes and honing his talent for music more and more. But it wasn’t until he started uploading freestyle videos online that he began to carve out an audience of his own. “A guy contacted me on Facebook saying I could use his studio for free – said the artist – he gave me some time in the studio, I recorded a lot of songs and released them on Soundcloud. “
In 2019 The Kid Laroi started getting a hit with the song “Let Her Go”, accompanied by a video directed by Cole Bennet that boasts over 20 million views.
On November 6, 2020 Laroi releases a deluxe version of the debut mixtape titled “F * ck Love (Savage)”. After signing with the manager Braun scooter, on July 9, 2021 he releases the featuring with Justin Bieber “Stay”, which has been awarded platinum certification in Italy, Australia, the United States and New Zealand and gold certification in Denmark, the United Kingdom, Spain and Switzerland.
The Kid Laroi has just announced a concert in Italy scheduled at Fabrique of Milan Friday 8 April 2022. HERE you will find all the useful information, including ticket prices!
ph: press office