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Kydd Jones

Kydd Jones is a singer-songwriter/producer born and raised in Austin, Texas who has performed at festivals like the Billboard Hot 100 Fest at Jones Beach in New York, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and NXNE in Toronto. After performing at SXSW 2019, he then guested on Grammy-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr's set during week 1 of Austin City Limits Music Festival and was announced as a Creative Ambassador for the City of Austin by Mayor Steve Adler. Jones is a two time winner of the Austin Hip-Hop "Producer Of The Year" Award in 2019 and 2020 as well as a two time nominee for "Best Hip-Hop Act" in the Austin Music Awards. In 2021, Kydd performed at Blues On The Green in downtown ATX's Zilker Park while releasing a capsule collaboration with the Round Rock Express to honor legendary Austinite Willie Wells and the legacy of Austin's first professional sports team, the Austin Black Senators.

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