Mr Hudson Biography

Benjamin Hudson McIldowie (born 26 June 1979), better known by his stage name Mr Hudson, is an English recording artist, songwriter and producer from Birmingham, England.

His debut album with band The Library, in 2007, titled A Tale of Two Cities, features the single "Too Late, Too Late". In 2008 Mr Hudson signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music label and began work on his second album. He was also featured on West's 2008 album, 808s & Heartbreak, as co-producer on the track "Street Lights" and featured vocals on "Paranoid".

Mr Hudson dropped the band moniker of The Library for his second album Straight No Chaser in 2009, spawning the Number 2 single "Supernova" featuring Kanye West. In early 2010 Mr Hudson featured on Jay-Z's top 10 single "Young Forever" from the album The Blueprint 3 & also features on the track "Why I Love You" from West & Jay-Z's Watch The Throne album.

2011 and 2012 saw Mr Hudson set up his own studio and start writing & producing for other acts such as Josh Kumra, Wretch 32, Eliza Doolittle & Sway.

He also began a collaboration with Rosie Oddie called BIGkids for which he co-wrote and produced the album Never Grow Up released in October 2012. He is currently writing his third album, having released the single "Fred Astaire" in August 2013.

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Album review: Mr Hudson - 'Straight No Chaser'

Album review: Mr Hudson - 'Straight No Chaser'

Even Kanye West and Jay-Z's patronage can't help British solo star's own effort

  • Oct 18, 2009

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