Rapper Nas is searching for a talented fan to perform as the opening act for his gig at London's O2 Arena next month (Mar13).

The Hero hitmaker has joined forces with British radio station Choice Fm to launch the BreakthrU competition and the winner will warm up the audience for a one-off performance ahead of support act Meek Mill.

Aspiring artists can submit their audition videos until 14 February at www.choice-fm.co.uk and the final five will face a public vote, with the overall winner announced on 25 February (13).

Stuart Grant, Managing Editor of Choice Fm says, "Choice is renowned for being at the forefront of supporting and championing new British talent and BreakthrU continues to raise the bar, taking things to a new level. This is an invaluable opportunity for any up-and-coming artist and we can't wait to introduce some of the stars of the future to our listeners - and beyond."

Nas plays at London's O2 Arena on 19 March (13).