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Alex Da Kid

Gov't Name: Alexander Grant
Age: 27
Reppin': London
Notable Credits: Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie, 2010; B.o.B's "Airplanes," 2010, Dr. Dre's "I Need a Doctor," 2011
*Listen to some of Alex Da Kid's production below.

Eminem feat. Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie"

B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore "Airplanes"

Dr. Dre feat. Eminem and Skylar Grey "I Need a Doctor"