Born in Brooklyn New York and raised in Durham North Carolina, Kid Infamous grew up with hopes of reaching a single goal -- making it through the day alive and fed.
In Brooklyn, his father was a DJ and his mother worked endless hours at multiple jobs to support the family. But when his father began his journey through the criminal justice system, pinned as an alleged drug dealer, Kid Infamous looked for other ways into his manhood. He turned to music.
With his father being detained, Kid infamous found time in after school detention to write lyrics. That’s where it started. But when his childhood friend was arrested and sentenced to life in prison at age 16, it was then that school seemed like the pipeline to prison he needed to avoid. Not to mention, his mother needed help with bills