He became interested in hip hop in the 1980s, joining a breakdance crew and teaching himself to rap and DJ.
From there he began performing at local parties as part of a rap group called The Beast Crew and met D-Nice, a member of KRS-One’s Boogie Down Productions.
His 1998 album Devil Without a Cause sold 14 million copies worldwide. The RIAA certified him selling 23.5 million albums. Rock performed rap and hip hop with five releases between 19, including a reissue and an EP.
He still lives in Michigan, and is now a grandfather. — whose mother is Rock's ex-girlfriend Kelley South Russell — has a daughter, Skye, born in 2014.
Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor.
The connubial life of Kid Rock is not as lucky as his other aspects of life.
Before the first marriage, he was already the father of one child. He fostered him up as a single parent and is still living with him.
Rock was released from his contract by Jive shortly afterwards.