Heads up: The Free Press has Kid Rock's 'definitive Detroit oral history'

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click to enlarge An early article on Kid Rock in Orbit, from Re-Entry: The Orbit Magazine Anthology, out soon on WSU Press. - Courtesy photo
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An early article on Kid Rock in Orbit, from Re-Entry: The Orbit Magazine Anthology, out soon on WSU Press.
In case you haven't read it yet, stop what you're doing and head over to the Free Press, where you'll find the deep-dive into the Kid Rock origin story you didn't even know you needed.

The article — titled "Kid Rock before the fame: The definitive Detroit oral history" — was posted earlier this morning in advance of Rock's 10-gig homecoming run at DTE Energy Music Theatre, which kicks off this week. 

Even if you think the guy's a boob [*cough*], it's an entertaining and fascinating look at Rock's scrappy beginnings, and the nascent scene that that would launch the careers of Rock, Eminem, and Insane Clown Posse — who would all later break nationally and become major forces to be reckoned with in pop music.

Head over to the Free Press to read the whole story


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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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