‘This is wild!’ Rapper The Kid Laroi sends fans into a frenzy as he teases a collaboration with Miley Cyrus
He made history as the youngest solo artist to top the Australian album chart.
And on Sunday, Indigenous rapper The Kid Laroi, 17, sent fans into a frenzy when he teased a potential collaboration with Miley Cyrus.
The singer, whose real name is Charlton Howard, shared a series of photos on Instagram of himself and Miley, 28, at a recording studio in Los Angeles.
‘This is wild!’ Australian rapper The Kid Laroi sent fans into a frenzy on Sunday as he teased a new collaboration with Miley Cyrus
In one picture, Laroi wrapped his arm around the American hit-maker.
He also shared another photo of himself lying down on a couch while Miley recorded a song in the studio.
Fans flocked to the comments section to share their excitement, with one writing: ‘There better be a collab coming.’
New music? The singer shared a series of photos on Instagram of himself and Miley, 28, at a recording studio in Los Angeles
‘Laroi x Cyrus incoming,’ another person commented. ‘This is wild,’ a third agreed.
‘So we getting a Miley Cyrus ft [featuring] in new album that you better be dropping soon?’ one fan asked.
‘New song coming?’ another questioned.
Frenzy: Fans flocked to the comments section to share their excitement, with one writing: ‘There better be a collab coming’
Born in Waterloo, Sydney, Laroi grew up in relative poverty, spending his formative years in a housing commission block and couch surfing with his mother.
He began rapping at the age of 13, predominantly as an outlet to process his family struggles and the death of his uncle two years earlier.
He achieved modest success as a finalist in Australian radio station Triple J’s Unearthed High competition, but his real breakthrough came when he was signed as international rap sensation Juice Wrld’s labelmate at Grade A Productions in 2019.
The duo quickly became close, with Laroi even referring to Juice Wrld as his ‘big brother’ after being selected to support him on the Sydney and Melbourne legs of his Australian tour in November 2019.
Rags to riches: Born in Waterloo, Sydney, Laroi grew up in relative poverty, spending his formative years in a housing commission block and couch surfing with his mother
Fate took a cruel turn and just weeks later on December 8, Juice Wrld died at the age of 21, after suffering a reported seizure at Chicago Midway International Airport.
Prior to his death, Juice Wrld recorded a verse for GO, the lead single on Laroi’s debut mixtape, knowing full well it would rocket the teen to fame overnight.
It did just that upon its release in June 2020, and in the blink of an eye the talented underdog from Waterloo had a single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 – topping megastar Justin Bieber that he’s been compared to – a feat many artists can only ever dream of achieving.
He went on to become the youngest Australian to have a number one album on the ARIA charts with the release of F*ck Love (Savage) in July 2020.
Mentor: In 2019, he opened shows in Sydney and Melbourne for late rapper Juice WRLD (pictured in August 2018), and was later signed by Juice’s managers, Grade A Productions