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KIC (Cristian Saliadarre), from Sydney, started in 1989. His first album titled 'Young Bright Star' was released as part of his 5 year contract with Dis N Dat Records, it was Produced by The Mix Factory (Drew Muirhead). In 1991, he was scouted by John Watson and at only 16 years age he signed to Sony/COLUMBIA records becoming the youngest Artist in Australia to sign to a major label, and also the first solo Hip Hop Artist in Australia to be signed.
His first single thru Sony, ‘Bring Me On,’ was an instant hit in Australia and reached the top ten charts in Singapore and Hong Kong in 1994. - [needs confirmation]
His single 'The Right Way' was released in 1994 and charted at Number 3 in Hong Kong and Number 6 in Singapore.
KIC was chosen to open for the MC Hammer Tour in 1991.
KIC moved to Boston in 1996 and worked with Kevin Antunes before moving to L.A. releasing another Album Produced by Young Mc, KIC then moved into Acting until he returned with new music in 2010 under the name Evoluzion with more music released in 2019 with Dj ASK.
KIC's son is a member of the group Freesouls.