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The Kid Laroi grapples with fame in new trailer for ‘Kids Are Growing Up’

Justin Bieber and Post Malone appear in the new trailer for The Kid Laroi’s imminent documentary, Kids Are Growing Up. 

Amazon Prime Video has shared the latest trailer for Kids Are Growing Up, the upcoming documentary charting the meteoric rise of The Kid Laroi.

Subtitled A Story About A Kid Named Laroi, the trailer for documentary features snippets of a younger Laroi interspersed with shots of his now sold-out tours, as soundtracked by his smash hit Stay. 

The Kid Laroi documentary
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“Witness the beginning,” the trailer’s log line reads. The clip features appearances by Post Malone and Justin Bieber, the latter of whom collaborated with Laroi for the remix of Stay and the 2021 track Unstable.

The late rapper Juice Wrld also features in the trailer, with Laroi describing him as “an incredible mentor.” 

Elsewhere, Laroi makes mention of personal turmoils, the impact of his music, and how people “will learn about me through this documentary.”

The clip also contains snippets of an as-yet unreleased track by Laroi. Watch the new trailer for Kids Are Growing Up above.  

Kids Are Growing up will premiere globally on Amazon Prime video on February 29. The feature-length documentary was directed by Michael D. Ratner, whose credits also include screen projects for Bieber and comedian Kevin Hart. 

The documentary is said to trace Laroi — originally from Waterloo in Sydney — from his days as an unknown musician to his ascent to global superstardom, within the span of three years.

The Kid Laroi documentary
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Filming began before the meteoric success of STAY, and will follow Laroi as he grapples with the pressure of fame while preparing for his debut world tour and studio album.

Prime Video will also host a global interactive screening and Q&A with Laroi on the premiere day, during which guests will hear live commentary from the rapper. Head here for more details on that. 

The Kid Laroi’s debut album THE FIRST TIME arrived in November of last year, and featured collaborations with the likes of Central Cee, Future, and Jung Kook of BTS. The rapper’s debut mixtape, F*ck Love, arrived in 2020.