Debuting with a single in 2013 called "Rose Red/Have It All," TraeDaKidd would release mixtapes titled The Finesse Kid and Digital Swag 3. He has made ties with numerous rappers, including Bobby Shmurda who co-signed his debut single.
His music career began early on when he would record songs on his radio cassette. His single "I'm So Hot" went viral. He graduated from Boston Arts Academy as a theater major.
As an actor, he has performed on stage in high school productions of Romeo and Juliet and Topdog/Underdog. He became an award-winning actor for his performance at the Emerson College Acting festival.
He was born Leatrae J. Gooding in Boston, Massachusetts.