Kid Rock Freestyles Live + Opens up About Tommy Lee Fight and New Music

With the recent release of his 10th studio album “First Kiss,” the always entertaining Kid Rock joins the Sway In The Morning crew to speak on his first introduction to rap music, fighting Tommy Lee and his new music.

Growing up in Detroit we hear about the early struggles Kid Rock faced trying to rap and being embarrassed by people comparing him to Vanilla Ice.  Kid Rock also discusses the impact that Eminem has had on rap music as well as Detroit and we hear his thoughts on Big Sean and his latest release “Dark Sky Paradise.”

Things get interesting when Sway begins to outline experiences they have shared and remembering Kid Rock fighting Tommy Lee right in front of him.  Kid Rock also touches on subjects such as touring with Ice Cube in 1990 and break dancing to “Electric Kingdom.”  Check out the full interview below and grab “First Kiss” on iTunes.


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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