KD is an American rapper (born August 5, 1988) and one of the stars of rap’s new underground. Born and raised on the Westside of Birmingham, Alabama, KD began talent doing talent shows in Birmingham at the age of 5. He began to record music in high school and upon graduating from Minor High School, he received a football scholarship to Clark-Atlanta University, he was dismissed for violating team rules and transferred Alabama A&M University where he played a year put down the pigskin and picked back up the microphone. He linked up with legendary Atlanta DJ, DJ Burn One after he heard KDs "Polo & Nikes" record in 2007. Since, KD has built a respectable nationwide underground following as a result of releasing 12 original mixtapes and albums independently, since 2007.