Thursday, June 03, 2010

Kid Sister - Mohawk - June 4, 2010

From the picnic time department... Kid Sister @ Mohawk tomorrow night, June 4th!

More info:

Melisa Young (born July 3, 1980) better known by her stage name Kid Sister, is a rap artist based in Chicago, Illinois, well known for her single "Pro Nails", featuring Kanye West.

Melisa Young was born July 3, 1980 in Markham, Illinois.[1] Kid Sister started to rap in October 2005, becoming a MC at monthly dance parties hosted by DJ duo Flosstradamus who were featured in MTV's My Block that same year.[2] She made URB's "The Next 1000" cover in April 2007,[3] and was signed to Kanye West's DJ A-Trak's label, Fool's Gold, who released her first single "Pro Nails", which features Kanye West. Kid Sister later signed with Downtown Records,[4] who re-released "Pro Nails" to critical acclaim.

Kid Sister also appears on Tittsworth's "WTF", from his debut album 12 Steps, with Pase Rock.[5] She had also finished a mixtape with A-Trak.[2]

As of Fall 2009, Kid Sister has finished recording her debut studio album . The title has been changed from Dream Date to "Ultraviolet". The United States album release date is November 17, 2009. The tracklisting for the album is: 1-Right Hand hi, 2-Life On TV, 3-Big N Bad, 4-Step (feat Estelle), 5-Let Me Bang 2009, 6-Pro Nails (feat Kanye West), 7-Daydreaming (feat Cee-Lo), 8-Switch Board (feat DJ Gant-Man), 9-54321, 10-Get Fresh, 11-You Ain't Really Down, 12-Control [1] The tracks have been produced by dubstep artist Rusko, The Count and Sinden, XXXChange, and Disturbia producer, Brian Kennedy and the album includes a feature with British musician Estelle. The two have collabrated on a remake of Queen Latifah's acclaimed track, "Step" (formerly "Ladies First") off her debut album. It is titled "First Ladies".[6]

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