Dimitri Roger (born July 13, 1992), better known by his stage name Rich The Kid is an American rapper from Woodstock, Georgia. In 2014, he released his debut EP, Rich Than Famous.
Dimitri Roger was born at Mercy Hospital in Queens, New York. He is of Haitian descent and grew up speaking Haitian Creole fluently. When he was 11, his parents split up and his dad stayed in New York while he and his mom moved to Woodstock, Georgia, because he was getting into a lot of trouble. Roger was always a class clown in school. He listened to Nas, Jay Z, Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., and 50 Cent when he was in Queens. Once he got to Atlanta, he started to get into T.I. and Jeezy. Roger once got fired from Wendys, for coming in high on the drug his manager served him. His first name was Black Boy The Kid, but when he started to get money he changed it to Rich The Kid.
In 2013, Roger announced he was going to release his debut solo mixtape, Been About The Benjamins, March 1 on Livemixtapes.com. He also released a collaborative mixtape series with Migos called Streets On Lock, they've released volume 1 and 2 in 2013 and volume 3 in 2014. Roger was featured in the mixtape by the Quality Control Music label called Solid Foundation which was hosted by DJ Drama and released on February 2, 2014. His second solo mixtape called, Feels Good To Be Rich which was released on August 14, 2014 and featured other artists such as Young Thug, Rockie Fresh, Kirko Bangz, Yo Gotti, Riff Raff, and more. On November 4, 2014, Rich The Kid released the single "On My Way" featuring GS9 artists, Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel to promote his debut EP, Rich Than Famous. It was later released on Christmas Day.
It was announced that Rich The Kid is going to be in the Shmigo Gang mixtape with Migos, Bobby Shmurda, and Rowdy Rebel set for a release in 2015. But with the GS9 Camp incarcerated the mixtape had been put on hold. In February the single "She Wit It" was released by Rich The Kid and Iamsu!. In the same month, the single "Nervous" was released with Curren$y on the song. In June 2014, DJ Louie Styles teams up in march with Rich The Kid to release his single "Born To Be Rich featuring young sam and boss baka. After releasing three singles. Rich announced via Twitter that he's working on an upcoming mixtape titled, Flexin On Purpose. Since mentioned, the rapper has revealed the artwork for his forthcoming project and even released two singles. "What You Been Doin" shows that nothing has changed with Rich but his method of work. Touring, studio time, and buying luxury cars such as the one mentioned in his song. The song has a catchy tune where over the beat Rich raps about what he's been doing lately.
The next song, "Keep It 100" produced by Atlanta's very own Zaytoven, features Patterson, New Jersey artist, Fetty Wap. The two share a chorus where they rap back and forth about things they still do and what need to be kept "100". Rich weighs in on the 1st verse rapping about coming up from nothing as Fetty Wap goes and sings on the 2nd verse about things that are still going on and how he doesn't want a Grammy because he has money. The Quality Control rapper also started working on his debut album which he plans to release later on in 2015. Rich The Kid released another single produced by Atlanta's Sonny Digital, titled No Time. In an article Rich states he made the song after buying his first rollie. On July 15th, Rich The Kid was released from County Cook Jail. On August 31st, Rich The Kid Dropped His Highly Anticipated Mixtape "Flexin On Purpose".