Kid Ink
US rapper Kid Ink celebrates his 30th birthday on 1 April 2016Mike Windle/Getty Images

Major celebrations are in order for Kid Ink who turns 30 today (1 April 2016). The rap star has become a regular on the airwaves over recent years, creating hits with the likes of Chris Brown, Usher and Fetty Wap.

The Los Angeles native had been on the hip hop scene for some time when he teamed up with Chris Brown on the club banger Show Me in 2013 drawing mainstream attention. The dynamic duo joined forces again in 2014 on Main Chick before storming the charts again with the infectious Hotel the following year.

Over the course of his successful career, Kid Ink, real name Brian Todd Collins, has released four studio albums and a series of mixtapes as well as taking on other ventures like his clothing line, all the while maintaining a busy personal life with a fiancée and young daughter.

As Kid Ink celebrates his milestone birthday, IBTimes UK has found some interesting facts about the rapper you may not have known.

Listen to Kid Ink and Chris Brown's Show Me:

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