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UK "urban artist" Kano to play online on June 29th. [corrected]

LONDON – 24 June 2010 - Microsoft ® today revealed that Kano, one of the UK’s hottest urban talents, will be recruiting all Xbox LIVE fans from across the UK for a unique Game with Fame event.

A successful UK Urban artist and producer, Kano is renowned for his talents both in the UK and abroad. Nominated for both BRIT and MOBO awards, Kano has collaborated and worked with popular commercial artists such as Damon Albarn, The Gorillaz, Hot Chips and Wiley.

Celebrating the launch of the downloadable demo for Crackdown 2, Kano will be playing with members of the public exclusively on Xbox LIVE before “Crackdown 2” officially launches on July 9th in Europe.

Featuring the high-flying action and entertainment that hallmarks the “Crackdown” franchise, the demo introduces players to some of the core tenets of the game including the single player campaign, 4-player co-op with friends and an inventive sandbox style that lets you play how you want, when you want.

Players will also get a taste of power thanks to the demo’s accelerated levelling, whilst the Achievements earned in the demo will be counted and deferred for when you purchase and play the retail game.

Kano will be flying into Pacific City on Tuesday 29th June and to be in with a chance to join him online for this unique event, simply email your details to the address below, telling Kano why they want to play with him.

Lucky gamers who are successful in applying will be contacted with further details, including timings etc.

How to take part

Simply email the following information to

Name Age Gamertag

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