Richie Acheampong aka Rich Kidd is one of the most recognized and respected creatives in Canada’s urban music industry today. As an artist, Rich has released over a dozen videos across television, online and mobile platforms. He has toured the country several times. His collaborative project with Vancouver based SonReal was incredibly well received and his collaborative project with Toronto based streetwear brand The Legends League and fellow MC’s Adam Bomb & Tona, “Naturally Born Strangers”, won the Juno for Rap Recording of the Year.
As a record producer, Rich Kidd has crafted music for hip-hop superstars Drake, k-os, and Bustah Rhymes as well as of course, the entire Naturally Born Strangers Project. His independently produced and distributed series – We On Some Rich Kidd Sh!t – have been veritable “who’s who” of Canada’s most talented urban artists.
As a community leader, Rich has tirelessly worked to mentor young creatives across spectrums. Whether independently or thru running workshops in schools, community centres and non-profits, Rich’s charismatic brand of honest conversation and optimistic advice has cemented his reputation as being a leader in the city of Toronto and “the people’s champ”.
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