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Kid Sister

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Chicago, United States (2005 – present)

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.

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. She made URB’s “The Next 1000” cover in April 2007, 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, 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. She had also finished a mixtape with A-Trak.

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 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”.

And also her single “Control” is featured in the new video game “DJ Hero” with Rihanna’s Disturbia. The first single off is titled “Right Hand Hi”, which is produced by Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso of house DJ group, Swedish House Mafia.

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