Kids Are Growing Up to air on Prime Video Next Week

Kids Are Growing Up to air on Prime Video Next Week

Today, Amazon MGM Studios announced the feature-length documentary Kids Are Growing Up, about global superstar and Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter, The Kid LAROI,

the film chronicles the Australian artist’s life and musical journey from his upbringing to his global rise to fame.The film includes interviews with LAROI, as well as some of his esteemed mentors and peers in the music industry including Justin Bieber, Post Malone, and more,

ids Are Growing Up tells the intimate story of Charlton “The Kid LAROI” Howard who went from an unknown musician living in Australia to a teenage global superstar selling out his hometown arena on back-to-back nights in just three years. The film captures a unique moment in time, as LAROI enters adulthood, navigating the pressures of rapid fame, struggles with his mental health, first love, and the tragic death of his mentor—the late great Juice WRLD. Cameras began rolling before the massive success of “Stay” and continue as LAROI gears up for his first world tour and studio album. As LAROI is forced to deal with problems greater than his age, he searches for what happiness truly means, and how to handle outsized expectations from the public, those closest to him, and himself.

“Thank you to the incredible teams at OBB Pictures and Amazon MGM Studios for their support in sharing my story,” said Charlton “The Kid LAROI” Howard. “I can’t wait for audiences to see this behind-the-scenes portrayal of my journey, which perfectly encapsulates some of the most rewarding and challenging years of my life and career so far.” 

“LAROI’s story is truly inspirational. While he’s just 20-years-old, he’s managed to change his circumstances through his artistry and drive, while navigating anxiety, grief, and a variety of issues that his audience can relate to,” said Michael D. Ratner. “At OBB we strive to partner with the most talented people in the world and we’re so honored that LAROI and his family trusted us to tell this incredible story. We also want to thank Amazon for being such great partners as we continue to collaborate on stories that are both entertaining and impactful.”

“Over the span of just a few years, The Kid LAROI has catapulted into a world of global stardom,” said Courtenay Valenti, head of film, streaming, and theatrical at Amazon MGM Studios. “This documentary explores his meteoric rise to fame and his personal triumphs and tribulations along the way. We are thrilled our global Prime Video customers will have a front row seat for this one-of-a-kind story.”

February 29 on Prime Video


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