He’s Just a Kidd With a Dream

He’s Just a Kidd With a Dream


Cedar Rapids, IA. — Saturday, February 20th, 2021 — Do you like hip/hop? Do you have dreams? World, meet The Kidd With a Dream! Ashten “Kidd Arod” Rodriguez is a up and coming independent hip/hop, alternative rock, artist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kidd Arod is also the owner of his own Hip/Hop collective “D.E.A.D? Records. (Doesn’t Everyone Act Different?).”. D.E.A.D? Records stands for the difference in people and shows everyone it is more than okay to be different from the rest of the world.

Kidd Arod has been making music his whole life, ever since he was 13 years old he learned to create music on his own! Kidd Arod has an amazing skill of flowing his words together and setting the vibe just right, he is also very versatile, ranging from hip/hop rap music all the way to alternative music. Arod also mixes the two genres together to create his own style/feel of music.

Ashten Rodriguez is just a kid with a dream to send a message of positivity and hope to the world and possibly change it for the better. At least for somebody. The Kidd’s main goal in his career is to inspire other kids like him who feel as if they don’t fit in, or to help other people that are lost in their lives see that not all hope is gone when it seems to be gone. “I believe in manifestation. Because with some hard work, dedication, and persistence, you can achieve any dream that any kid could ever have.” – Kidd Arod. 2021.

Kidd Arod’s story can be heard in his first official album “Just a KiDD With a DREAM!”. Where he explains about the struggles he’s faced as a lonely child. Crime, addiction, poverty, depression, and most of all, the tragic loss of his Dad while he was serving time in prison. Leaving no one there to help the 16 year old survive and get through life except his mother, and his grandmother.

Ashten “Kidd Arod” Rodriguez, is just an abandoned and inspired kid with a dream to help, enlighten, or entertain his fans with his unique music. Ashten plans to continue D.E.A.D? Records and also plans to get as big as possible for his message will be heard.

Kidd Arod has released a few mixtapes here and there but his biggest project “Just a KiDD With a DREAM!” Is his debut album into the game. Kidd Arod’s music is available on all music streaming services including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and YouTube Music. If you are interested in Kidd Arod and his music than you’ve came to the right place! All  music links listed below:

YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCA3LqsxZaJwJHdlqfP_jttA

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1jNs7dRzmrm66Af24L7EST?si=cXqpdtK1RM28Y1dbmALVmg





Kidd Arod music is all over the place, going from uptempo trap music to slow r&b, alternative rock-ish music. Kidd tries his best to stay unpredictable and unique using his characteristic of difference to its fullest ability. Whenever you hear his music, it’s like a breath of fresh air. If you like different unique new aged style of music, than Kidd Arod is for you!

Kidd Arod Official Music Link: https://unitedmasters.com/m/ayekiddarod



Kidd Arod
Ashten Rodriguez
415 Lawndale Dr SE

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