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Q&A: Kid Sister On Her New Mixtape And Alter Ego, Battling Depression, And Her Flashy “Higher” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Melisa Young, the performer known as Kid Sister, has been missing in action for a while. It’s been three years since the last Kid Sister mixtape, the electro-fied Nick Catchdubs collaboration Kiss Kiss Kiss, with not a peep of new music in the interim. So it was quite the shock when a new project called… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 11, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Kid Sister – “Gucci Rag Top (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video & “Hide & Seek” (Feat. Riff Raff) Video

Chicago dance-rapper Kid Sister is about to return with a new four-song EP called Kiss & Tell, and she’s already got videos for two of its tracks. That’s half the EP! Both songs feature guest rappers. On Alex 2Tone-directed video for the remix of her Gucci Mane collab “Gucci Rag Top,” Detroit firebreather Danny Brow… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 15, 2011 - 4:42 pm

Chromeo, Kid Sister @ JellyNYC Pool Party, Williamsburg Waterfront 8/22/10

The Pool Party summer series of free shows has taken an unfortunate turn of late, becoming more discussed for its behind-the-scenes press-baiting institutional drama than the concerts themselves. If you follow Brooklyn local events and gossip even casually, the conflicts between JellyNYC (the series’ creators and organizers) and the Open Space Alliance (the relatively recently… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 23, 2010 - 5:58 pm

SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here’s Wednesday, Thursday, Gibbarday, and SXSW’s metal shows, and more. This last post contains our notes, and photos from our intrepid photographers — RyanMore »

By: stereogum / March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am

Photos From The 2008 mtvU Woodie Awards

Over the past few years, mtvU’s annual Woodie Awards have been unexpectedly bloggable. But last night we couldn’t rely on Jordan Catalano picking fights since he was busy being king douche somewhere else, and Spank Rock seemed sober which meant no drinking from stilettos or jacking liveblogs, so we were left with … music? Well… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 13, 2008 - 2:45 pm

New Count & Sinden Video – “Beeper” (Featuring Kid Sister)

Shifting attention from her nails to her beeper, Kid Sister can’t be bothered taking calls when she’s eating fast food, walking through record stores, punning on Boyz II Men, or raising the roof on a breakdancing-themed party. Who can blame her? Her flow’s smooth and it’s a catchy track.

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By: brandon / February 21, 2008 - 6:43 pm

Kanye West Shows Up To The Kid Sister/A-Trak/The Cool Kids Gig At The American Museum Of Natural History

Flavorpill’s monthly One Step Beyond party series, at NYC’s Museum Of Natural History, got a little publicity bump Friday night. The Chicago-centric lineup itself was enough to pull a big crowd, but after the Cool Kids set, things seemed to have got a little out of hand when Kanye turned up to join Kid Sister… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 28, 2008 - 11:35 am

New Kid Sister (Feat. Kanye West) Video – “Pro Nails”

So many Kids in the hall these days (see Kid Cudi, the Cool Kids, et al). But how many are this thrifty? Kid Sister (aka Melissa Young) got together with director Ruben Fleischer and $3,000 to put together a long-overdue video for single sensation “Pro Nails” (not out ’til next year, but you’ve had it… More »

By: Stereogum / December 3, 2007 - 2:31 pm