Born in August 1994, Redcoat Kid has been involved in music throughout his life. Growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska, he got his start as a musician finding a true passion for playing the drums. If it made noise, he would create a beat on it. His musical talents started spreading when at a young age he was involved in band, and the Lincoln Youth Symphony, where he was trained in classical composition and musical literature.
He then served as section leader of his High school drum line and was involved with the Reggae steel drum group ‘Pangea.’ Redcoat’s hip hop career began his sophomore year in college, when he recorded a 5 song mix-tape by himself in his bedroom, using his closet as his ‘home-studio.’ From there, He was featured in the UNL newsletter, had articles written about him on theoddessey.com, and was a star of the week in 1011 news channels ‘star city spotlight’. He was invited to participate in a Coast to Coast mixtape’s competition in Denver Colorado in 2016. Out of 32 artists at the show, Redcoat was voted a 2nd place finish.
Thus, his career was taking off. He then released his first official Mix-tape, called “1307.” In July 2017 he dropped his Debut EP, titled ‘Boot Camp’ on all major music streaming platforms. This project was intended to showcase his variation abilities as an artist, mixing up-tempo hip hop, with light rap, alongside love songs and true stories of his life. Exactly 1 year following the release of RCK's debut EP, he released his debut Full-Studio album named 'Back 2 Business.' This is a highly energetic project that has a taste of music for everyone.
Paradise, is different type of project from Redcoat. This island and reggae inspired album encompass positive energy and summer vibes, all while relaxing the listeners mind.
The latest drop from RCK is the EP, titled Black. Exploring the idea of connecting to the listeners on a deeper level, Redcoat opens up about the relationship struggles that every body goes through. The outcome is a mixtape that all ages can relate to. Check this & all his music out on Itunes, Spotify, Youtube, and more!
Redcoat Kid is now rapping out of Fort Collins, Colorado, while working on his audio engineering skills. Come ride along for the continuation of his incredible journey.