Related Information for Willie The Kid The son of a DJ who was down with the culture from its onset, Willie grew up in a home where Hip-Hop was the ideology of choice, in Grand Rapids, MI. “We never got in trouble for throwing footballs in the house, we got in trouble for scratching records, or playing a rap record and saying the cuss words.” Around the age of 12, as his brother, La the Darkman, got his industry break through a deal with Wu Tang, Willie the Kid got his first notebook and truly started writing. This happened durin.. read more