Benjamin Hudson McIldowie (born 1979 in Birmingham, England), better known simply as Mr Hudson, is a British singer and producer signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label. Formerly known as Mr Hudson & The Library along with his backing band they released their debut album, A Tale of Two Cities, in 2007. His debut solo studio album, Straight No Chaser, was released in 2009 and featured guest appearances from Kanye and Kid Cudi. He also sings the hook on Jay-Z's hit single Young Forever.