Kidoh whose US tour starts in a few days has released the mini album ‘S.O.H.K’ (School of Hard Knocks).
UpdateThe US tour has been cancelled. According to Kidoh, there have been problems with NextLevel Entertainment, among others they apparently released the album without Kidoh’s permission. In case you bought a ticket for the tour, email Kidoh. Here is his full statement:
In this four-track album, Kidoh raps about what he has learned from various hardships over the years. With diverse genres including funk pop and the title track ‘weed you’ being entirely in English, ‘School of Hard Knocks‘ shows that Kidoh is getting ready to go global. ‘S.O.H.K’ also includes the track ‘HER’ which was pre-released along with a music video.
Together with producer Simo, Kidoh produced and directed all tracks, showing his skills as an artist in addition to his rapping.
In a few days, Kidoh will embark on a US tour (dates below) which will be the start of world-wide club showcases. Be sure to follow Kidoh on social networks to stay up to date, you can find the links at the end of this article.
June 22 at SWAYZ, Dallas (all ages)
June 23 at Wildpitch MusicHall, Atlanta (18+)
June 24 at Asia DC, Washington (18+)
June 25 at Union Club, Los Angeles (19+)
Track List, Descriptions & Credits:
- care bout
Lyrics written by Kidoh | Composed and arranged by Kidoh
This introduction to the album represents an honest expression of what Kidoh finds important and cares about in his life and the world.
- weed you TITLE
Lyrics written by Kidoh | Composed and arranged by Simo
‘weed you’, ‘S.O.H.K’s title track, is built on a bright and exciting punk pop sound with witty lyrics. Producer Simo, who received the award for best rap/hiphop album at the Korean Popular Music Awards in 2012, lent his talent to help channel the musical quality of the track.
- trade (feat. Kuro)
Lyrics written by Kidoh, Kuro | Composed and arranged by Kidoh
This pre-released track has a happy and holly vibe. The cloud trap beat mixed with Kidoh’s lyrics show his feelings gained from traveling around the world. Through this mix, Kidoh has proved his musical talent.
- 헐 (her) (feat. Simo)
Lyrics written by Kidoh, Simo | Composed and arranged by Kidoh
With the added variety of Simo on the track, ‘Her’ plays out Kidoh’s “OMG” moments of the past.