We were fortunate enough to talk ish with Rap Artist…Smooth Kid Dino!!! Smooth Kid Dino is a artist that and also a manager. Smooth Kid Dino recently released a new mixtape along with his fellow NCM member/artist, Prince CEO called, Kut The Check. Lets get to know Smooth Kid Dino…
3 Voices: Introduce yourself to the world. Let the people know who Smooth Kid Dino is and what Smooth Kid Dino does.
Smooth Kid Dino: I’m Smooth Kid Dino. For y’all who don’t know me, I’m from the Southside. I am a writer; I am a manager for NCM…Lil BeBe. I am a songwriter and a producer. I do Rap, Hip Hop and R&B.
3 Voices: What inspired you to become a rap artist?
Smooth Kid Dino: What made me want to be a rap artist is my management. [My manager] and his crew had a group back in the days called, Members Only. They were rappers who were inspiring to me.
3 Voices: Who are some artists that influenced your music career?
Smooth Kid Dino: Members Only, Common, Nas, Jay Z, Lil Wayne and Birdman.
3 Voices: You’ve been a rap artist for quite some time now. You were featured on major television networks such as MTV.
Smooth Kid Dino: Yeah, it’s a MTV artist page… I was also featured on MTV, Worldstar Hip Hop, and Rap TV. I have some other stuff [as well].
3 Voices: What has been your most memorable experience thus far?
Smooth Kid Dino: My memorable experience is flying to Cali to shoot videos, shooting videos [overall] and doing a lot of activities.
3 Voices: You are also the manager of other rap artists. How do you maintain being a manager and being an artist?
Smooth Kid Dino: I [provide] my artists with beats, music, and studio sessions…late night talks. I am also a artist…I try to help them get shows and get through whatever situation that they are going through. So basically we all like family, I have some other [artists] whose parents are calling about helping their kids with their [music careers]. It’s basically just timing.
3 Voices: As of right now, how artists are you currently managing? Tell us a little about the artists you manage.
Smooth Kid Dino: I’m managing…Lil BeBe, Prince CEO, Stormanmac and the BopPrince Creg.
3 Voices: Tell us about your latest single and video, Irritated. How did that single come about?
Smooth Kid Dino: The new single, Irritated came from me just sitting back and thinking one day… I kept getting calls and texts, people were just being irritating by doing irritating stuff that just irk you and get on your nerves. That’s what made me do irritated. I had to put my bro, Prince CEO on there to wrap it up and he’s a NCM artist as well. Far as Irritated goes, I was real irritated that day and just made a song about it.
3 Voices: What makes Smooth Kid Dino so irritated?
Smooth Kid Dino: Man…just getting sweated. Lol. People be doing too much stuntin’ and sh*t like that. Like damn man, y’all doing way too much stuntin’, y’all know y’all don’t have money like that…that’s real irritating. I was with my homies and them…we went out to eat and two n*ggas actually paid for some other n*ggas. I’m like, “Damn! You didn’t have no money all this time??” That’s irritating.
3 Voices: Tell us about your new mixtape, Kut The Check. What made you and Prince CEO come together to create Kut The Check? What can the people expect for the mixtape?
Smooth Kid Dino: How the mixtape came about…me and bro, Prince CEO have been working together for quite a while. We damn near have about 100 songs together. He tryna drop his video sometime this week probably Friday…his first single and video debut. We actually been working for like a year or two and we damn near have like a hundred or more songs together, so my manager was like, “y’all need to drop a mixtape” and I said, “Lets Get It!” He was like what’s it gone be called…Kut The Check. Labels call us but don’t want to cut the check.
The mixtape is just me and him…we were focus on us. But we do also have my brother, Murder aka Murdock on the there. He doesn’t even rap…he like the only feature on there. Matter fact, it’s an R&B song called, Is that Yo Girl, and that’s also on iTunes and Amazon for purchase.
3 Voices: What’s next for you? Are there any exclusives that you can share with us?
Smooth Kid Dino: Yes…I’m finna work with YP and I’m suppose to be working with Katie Got Bandz. I’ll be doing a EP soon.
3 Voices: How can the people reach out to you on social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and etc.?
Smooth Kid Dino: My Twitter is @SmoothKidDino, my Instagram is @Smoothkid_Dino, my Facebook is King Dino which is under my old name. Y’all can also Google, Smooth Kid Dino.
And there you have it! You heard it all from Smooth Kid Dino himself! Be sure to download Smooth Kid Dino and Prince CEO latest mixtape, Kut The Check on datpiff.com. Much success to you, Smooth Kid Dino and Keep in touch.
Here’s Smooth Kid Dino: Irritated featuring Prince CEO: