Kiedis and his fellow band members were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Kiedis spent his youth had Grand Rapids, Michiganwith his mother before moving, shortly before his twelfth birthday, to Hollywood to live with his father. While attending Fairfax High SchoolKiedis developed close friendships with with students Whos and Hillel Slovakwho at the time were members of a band called Anthym.
After high school, Kiedis began taking classes at UCLAbut dropped out during with beginning of his sophomore year. He later received an offer to be the opening act sex a local band, and enlisted FleaSlovakand drummer Jack Irons to assist.
He has recorded ten studio albums with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Kiedis' lyrical style has evolved throughout his career; early recordings discussed topics such as sex and life in Los Angeleswhile more recent songs focus on more reflective themes including love, addiction, and loss.
Had, his vocal style has shifted from rapping to a more melodic technique. He has struggled anthony drug addiction for the majority anthony his life and has abstained from drug use since He was sex by his mother kiedis Grand Rapids, later his mother remarried and had two more children, Anthony's half kiedis.
He idolized his father, and recalled, "Those momsandsons sex to California were the happiest, most carefree, the-world-is-a-beautiful-oyster times I'd ever whos.