kidd russell

lake bluff, IL United States

backyard heroes
Genres:Reggae/Dub, Electronic - Pop, HipHop - Pop/Modern, Pop Rock, HipHop - Pop/Modern, Pop - Electronic, Alternative Pop, Rock - Pop Rock, Rock - Alternative Pop , RnB - Modern/Urban Contemporary
Bio: Life, Music and Football

We make Alternative music influenced by hip hop simliar to Gnarls Barkley, Rehab or Shwayze!

To put it simple Kidd Russell is a college football player turned indie music legend! Kidd Russell turned his college radio production class into music business 101! After 5 years in the business he teamed up with producer Matt Jenkins in 2008 and started Junkyard Productions. Together they have had their songs featured on MTV JAMS, MTV2, Foxports, CW, HDnet MMA Fights and created the Theme song to Ring of Honor Wrestling which debuts Monday nights on HDnet! For more Bio on Kidd Russell go to


1) THE DEMO (2004)
2) UNTIED (2006)
3) THE DASH EP (2009)
4) Rudy Rutiger Mixtape (being release March 2010)
5) BACKYARD HEROES (being release March 2010)
Songs TV/Liscensing:

Rush Rock Remix : (official) Theme song of ROH Wrestling on
Bruce : Willis HDnet
RUSH : ON MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew"
Dear Shooter: CW/ ABC family Network "The Writes Stuff"
Boom Boom : ROH Wrestling on HDnet
Thrust is a Must: ROH Wrestling on HDnet

The Roots (twice)
The FLOBOTS (twice)
Uncle Cracker
Tech 9
Mr. Lif (twice)
G Love and the special sauce
Mickey Avalon
Nappy Roots
Animate Objects
Glacier Hiking

MidPoint Music Festival (cinci, oh)
Gateway Music Festival
Hoodilidoo Music & Arts Festival
University of Madison (Mad Ave)
Northern Illinois University (Otto's)
Bradley University (Sully's)
Marquette University(The Rave Mainstage)
University of Colorado Boulder (K's bar)
Columbia College (chicago)
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois (Foxsporst football video)
Xavier University (Chicago)

Lincoln Hall (chicago, Il)
Highland Ballroom (ny, ny)
THE ROXY (Hollywood, CA)
South Gate House (newport, ky)
Republic (chicago, Il)
Subterranean (CHICAGO, IL)
Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Mad Ave (Madison, Wi)
Club Pi (greenbay, Wi)
Betty's Blue Star (Chicago, IL)
madison theatre (ky)
K's in Boulder (Boulder, Co)
Peabody’s (Cleveland, Oh)
Mad Hatter (covington, ky)
SULLY's (Peoria, Il)
U.S. Beer Co. (Chicago, Il)
The Ashland (Chicago, Il)
Stage 83 (Lemont, Il)
The Rave Mainstage (Milwaukee, Wisc)
Top Cats (Cinci, Oh)
Cloud 9 (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Vuedville Mews (Des Moines, Iowa)
TO NAME A FEW.........

Hillel "Frankie" Frankel



Kip "Kidd" Russell: Lead Vocals
Jaswel Race: Back Up Vocals
Matt Jenkins (M1): lead Guitar
DJ John Blaze: Turntables and Percussion

Untied (2006)
The Dash Ep (2009)
Backyard Heroes March 2010
Rudy Ruettiger Music April 2010
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