Kid going nuts with building blocks?
LEGOMANIAC [theme answer: minus first letter]Big name in chips
INTEL [not Wise potato]Navigators and Explorers
[SUVS]"Cool" rap artist?
ICET [Somehow he's also "hot"]
For REAPER change Grain cutter
to Grim icon
For MOTEL change Traveler's haven
to Bates was one
For RAVI change Shankar with a sitar
to He was with George at Bangladesh