FKi 1st is an award-winning producer, songwriter, DJ and artist, influencing sound and urban culture, infusing Atlanta trap with melodic instrumentation. His production has yielded more than 15 Gold and Multi-Platinum records, including “White Iverson” by Post Malone, Famous Dex ft. A$AP Rocky "Pick It Up," Mac Miller ft. Miguel "Weekend," Iggy Azalea “Work,” Travis Porter “Bring It Back” & ”Make It Rain,” Jeremih ft. Lil Wayne “All The Time,” and the smash anthem “Watch Out” by 2 Chainz. He also co-executive produced Post Malone’s debut album Stoney (Republic Records) certified 3x Platinum.
In 2018, he teamed up with Mad Decent to introduce his new project "Good Gas," a playlist series curated by 1st himself presenting an EP of original music mixed in with his favorite hip-hop songs of the moment. "Good Gas Vol. 1" featured original collaborations with 2 Chainz, A$AP Ferg, UnoTheActivist, MadeinTYO and gained over 35 million streams. The debut single “How I Feel,” from the project hit #1 on Spotify’s Top 50 Global Viral and Top 50 U.S. Viral in the first week.
1st was recently praised for his work on Travis Scott's "ASTROWORLD" album for standout tracks “R.I.P. Screw” and “5% Tint" which both debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. He has worked with Travis since the rapper’s beginnings, producing “Drugs You Should Try It” and "Sloppy Toppy" featuring Migos on Days Before Rodeo. Earlier this year 1st also contributed to the highly anticipated Migos album Culture II with "Notice Me" featuring Post Malone.
Other popular productions include Smokepurpp ft. Nav "Phone," Flosstradamus x FKi 1st “Came Up” ft. Post Malone and Key!, Ariana Grande ft Lil Wayne “Let Me Love You,” Lil Uzi Vert “Moist,” & "1987," Lil Yachty ft Quavo “No Hook,” Ty Dolla Sign ft. Wiz Khalifa “Issues,” Young Dro “FDB,” Rich Homie Quan ft. Young Thug “Get TF Out My Face,” A. Chal “Love And Hennessy,” and the growing viral hit "Ice Me Out" by newcomer Kash Doll.
FKi stands for Fuckin Kickin It and started as an Atlanta based production duo. Their sound was first heard on their 2012 mixtape Transformers n The Hood (TNTH). TNTH was presented by international DJ and Mad Decent curator, Diplo, and garnered much-deserved attention from electronic, hip-hop, and trap music followers throughout the US and abroad.
In 2015 1st began making a name for himself through his DJ sets in the club and festival scene ranging from Coachella to 1Oak - Las Vegas to Mad Decent Block Parties as well as the underground circuit Trap City (San Francisco), Low End Theory (LA), Camp Trill (Soulection/Brownies & Lemonade), Trillectro and more. In 2016, FKi 1st released his debut EP “First Time for Everything” via Mad Decent which has over 11M streams and received praise from The Fader, Pitchfork, Hypetrak, Noisey, Vibe, XXL and more.
Billboard Magazine has honored FKi as one of the “Top 5 Producers Shifting the Sound of Atlanta Rap.” According to Power 106, “FKi 1st continues to prove himself as one of the hottest producers and songwriters in music.” And Hot New Hip Hop says “2018 is looking like FKi's year.”
FKi 1st recently released his latest project titled Good Gas Vol. 3 featuring Dice Soho, Famous Dex, S3nsi Molly, ManMan Savage, Lil Gotit, YSL Duke, Lil Reek, BigChildSupport, and Matt Ox.