Born and raised in East Atlanta, J.I.D grew up on his parents’ collection of classic funk/soul LPs, and broke onto the scene with his 2015 EP, DiCaprio . The EP saw him collaborating with hip-hop duo EarthGang, whom he’d previously joined on a 2014 tour also including Bas and Ab-Soul. Soon after signing to Dreamville (Interscope Records), J.I.D made his major-label debut with the widely celebrated The Never Story and most recently released DiCaprio 2 that received critical acclaim from the likes of Rolling Stone, Billboard, NPR and more.