Brian Todd Collins (born April 1, 1986), known professionally as Kid Ink, is an American hip hop recording artist, born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is signed to RCA Records. He released the independent album Up & Away, an EP titled Almost Home, and his second studio album My Own Lane. The latter spawned the singles "Show Me", "Iz U Down", and "Main Chick". On February 3, 2015, he released his third studio album Full Speed, which spawned the singles "Body Language", "Hotel", and "Be Real". On December 25, 2015, he released a surprise fourth studio album Summer in the Winter with the supporting single "Promise".