Atlanta rapper JID turned his back on a football scholarship to pursue music, working for years to develop a quickly shifting lyrical style that stood out in a sea of sound-alike rappers. After time spent collaborating with the Spillage Village collective, JID signed a solo deal with J Cole’s label and produced a string of highly musical and powerfully complex albums, reaching a new wave of critical acclaim with 2018’s masterful DiCaprio 2.
JID was born Destin Route on Halloween in 1990. Raised in East Atlanta, JID (a name adopted and adapted from what his grandmother called him as a jittery child) had his first connection with music through his parents’ collection of classic funk and soul LPs. After a stint at Hampton University playing football, JID also hooked up with fellow MCs as part of the Spillage Village collective. By 2012, he …
For the second installment of our collaboration series with Adidas Football, we present Atlanta’s own J.I.D., whose undeniable skill & lyricism come together for a smooth performance of his slick new record “Working Out”.
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