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BBC Sound of 2009: Kid Cudi

Fifteen of the best rising music stars were announced as the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2009.

KID CUDI

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Watch Kid Cudi's video for Day 'N' Nite

Currently the hottest new hip-hop artist in the US, Kid Cudi has signed to Kanye West's label, features on the star's new album and has been supporting him on tour.

Like his mentor, the 23-year-old, from Cleveland, Ohio - known as Scott Mescudi to his mum - is at the adventurous end of rap and his single Day 'N' Nite bridges the gap between dance and urban.



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