Robert James Ritchie , aka Kid Rock , is an American singer born on January 17, 1971 in Romeo, a village in Macomb County, Michigan .
He is known for his music mixing rap, rock and country. It is also known by the following nicknames: "The Son of Detroit", "The American Bad Ass", "The Pimp of the Nation" ("The Son of Detroit"). Mac of the nation ").
After a few albums remained confidential in the United States, Kid Rock manages to sign with Atlantic Records and records his first major album, Devil without a cause, which comes out in 1998. MTV passes the tracks "Bawitdaba", "Cowboy" and "Only God knows why "and the album ends up reaching more than 11 million copies sold in the US alone>.
In 2000, Kid Rock released the album The History of Rock, an album that recounts his career with old songs brought up to date. This album contains the song "American Bad Ass" which takes over the guitar riff of "Sad but true" from Metallica group. The album will sell more than 2 million copies.