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Here's everything you need to know about 'New Freezer' rising star Rich The Kid, who's making waves around the world....
According to website Celebrity Net Worth, Rich The Kid is currently worth around $2 million. However following the huge success of his song 'New Freezer' with Kendrick Lamar, expect this number to rise dramatically.
Rich The Kid was born on 13 July 1992 - making Rich The Kid currently 25 years-old.
Rich The Kid surprised fans when he collaborated with Kendrick Lamar on a song called 'New Freezer' in 2017. The song's official music video, which appears on his debut album 'The World Is Yours', currently has over 35 million views on YouTube.
Rich The Kid is very active on Instagram and can be found under the username "richthekid". Despite his relatively short-lived success, Rich The Kid currently has over 2.5 million followers on the social platform!
Rich The Kid reportedly spent over $30,000 on a new set of teeth. The rapper, who travelled all the way to Columbia to get the work done, took a picture with his dentist.
Yes, Rich The Kid uses Snapchat very regularly and can be found under the username "richkidsnap". The rapper allows his fans to follow him around as he records songs, goes on tour and gets involved in hilarious antics.
Rich The Kid is actually from Queens, New York, in the United States and is of Haitian decent. However when he was 13, his parents divorced, causing him to move to Woodstock, Georgia with his mother. Picture: Getty
Rich The Kid has a song called 'Plug Walk', which is taken from his debut album 'The World Is Yours'. The official music video, filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, channels hit TV show 'Breaking Bad'. Picture: Getty
Rich The Kid's debut album 'The World Is Yours' is set for release on 30th March and features appearances from Kendrick Lamar ('New Freezer'), Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and more.
Famous Dex announced that he was no longer signed to Rich The Kid’s record label Rich Forever Music back in August 2017. However Rich The Kid later claimed that Dex was “too high” and “just upset his album wasn’t released.” It’s not currently clear what their relationship is. According Rich The Kid, Famous Dex has a distribution deal with 300 under his Rich Forever Music venture.
His real name is actually Dimitri Leslie Roger. His first rap name was Black The Kid before he later settled on his current stage-name Rich The Kid. Picture: Getty
Yes, despite his relatively young age, Rich The Kid is married and reportedly has three children. His wife, rumoured to be called Elle, is one part of the official Atlanta-based dance crew Twerk Team. However their relationship faced controversy in October 2016 after she accused Rich The Kid of domestic violence. She claimed that he was both verbally and physically abusive towards her. Rich The Kid took to social media to deny the accusations.
Despite being signed to Interscope Records, Rich The Kid also has his own record label called Rich Forever Music. The venture, which has distribution with 300, currently has artists signed to the roster including Famous Dex, Jay Critch, YBN Almighty Jay and producers such as The Lab Cook and Laron.
Rich The Kid isn't shy when it comes to spending money on jewellery and reportedly spent $200,000 on a chain to celebrate his 'New Freezer' collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. The white and rose gold chain boasts 2,790 encrusted diamonds and was purchased from Icebox Diamonds & Watches in Atlanta.