Video: Alex Da Kid on Rap's Fame Train



Last Friday, producer Alex Da Kid celebrated his birthday, ringing in a year's worth of huge accomplishments. He's been on top of every major chart: Billboard, iTunes and of course your favorite rapper's wish list of beatmakers for his recent hot streak crafting anthemic tracks for Eminem and Rihanna's "Love the Way You Lie" to Nicki Minaj's "Massive Attack." Overnight success like his is rare. Transplanting himself from London to New York and immediately finding his sound in the mainstream, he's truly a musical anomaly. But his gift actually keeps on giving with Nicki Minaj being nominated as Best New Artist at next Sunday's MTV VMA Awards. Watch Alex Da Kid recap his timeline of fame after the jump.





Video: Alex Da Kid on Rap's Fame Train