Interscope Records announced yesterday (June 1) the launch of a new label called KIDinaKORNER. The label will be spearheaded by Grammy winner and multi platinum music producer Alex Da Kid.
Alex Da Kid is best known as the producer of hit songs such as "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna (which spent seven consecutive weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart) as well as B.o.B.'s "Airplanes" and "Airplanes" (Part II)" featuring Paramore's Hayley William. He won a Grammy this year for Best Rap Album for Eminem's "Recovery" and earned four other nominations
The new label will debut with singer-songwriter Skylar Grey's solo album. Grey was featured on three other recent Alex Da Kid hit productions: "Coming Home" from Diddy-Dirty Money, "I Need A Doctor" from Dr. Dre featuring Eminem and "Words I Never Said" from Lupe Fiasco.
"Developing artists that influence and shape popular culture in an authentic way has always been a huge goal of mine," said Alex Da Kid in a statement.
Interscope has always been committed to great producers" Jimmy Iovine, Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M said in a statement. "I think in Alex we found one that will be around for a long time."
Alex Da Kid was also nominated for eight Billboard awards including: Top Radio Song, Top 100 Song, Top Rap Song and Top Streaming Song (Audio). He is also the first producer/songwriter to have his songs reach half a billion views on YouTube.
Interscope Records is a unit of Universal Music Group,