He formed his own break-dance crew, the Furious Funksters, and refined his scratching skills.
Before long, he was DJ'ing and rapping at clubs and parties throughout the Detroit area, slowly building a reputation that led to a deal with Jive Records.
Kid Rock has since moved on with a new woman - but he refuses to name her because he wants to keep their relationship from the media spotlight.
When asked if he's dating "anyone special", he tells Piers Morgan, "Yes.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him...