Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi

 

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Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984),[1] better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (/ˈkɪd ˈkʌdi/ KID KUD-ee, often stylized KiD CuDi), is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. Cudi first gained major recognition following the release of his first official full-length project, a mixtape titled A Kid Named Cudi (2008). The mixtape caught the attention of American rapper-producer Kanye West, who subsequently signed Cudi to his GOOD Music label imprint in late 2008. Cudi has since gone on to launch his own record label imprints, the now-dissolved Dream On and current independent label, Wicked Awesome Records.[2][2][3] Initially a rapper, Cudi has since added singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, music video director and film composer to his repertoire.

As of 2017, Cudi has released six studio albums as a solo artist. In 2008, his debut single "Day 'n' Nite", led him to prominence, reaching the top five of the Billboard charts. Cudi's debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day (2009) was later certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 2010, he released Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, which was preceded by "Erase Me" and "Mr. Rager". Later in 2010, Cudi formed a rock band, now known as WZRD, with his long-time collaborator Dot da Genius, releasing one eponymous debut album, in early 2012. The album debuted at number one on the Top Rock Albums chart.[4][5] In April 2013, Cudi released Indicud, which became his highest-charting album on multiple charts. In February 2014, Cudi unexpectedly released his fourth album, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, exclusively to digital retailers with no promotion.

Kid Cudi has sold over 5.2 million digital singles and has worked with numerous prominent artists in the music industry, including Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, David Guetta, MGMT, Shakira, Snoop Dogg and Michael Bolton, among others.[6][7][8] With his originality and creativity, as well as the emotion he conveys in his music, Cudi has amassed a large cult-like following among high school students, college students and stoners alike.[9][10] In 2010, Cudi ventured into acting when he began starring in the HBO series How to Make It in America. Cudi has since appeared in several feature films, including Goodbye World, Need for Speed and Entourage. In addition, he has made appearances on television shows such as One Tree Hill, The Cleveland Show and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In 2015, he was the bandleader on the IFC series, Comedy Bang! Bang!.

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Vincent N Roxxy is a 2016 American action crime-thriller film directed and written by Gary Michael Schultz.
Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'
 
Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' is the sixth studio album by American rapper Kid Cudi.
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"Baptized in Fire" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi.

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Kid Cudi
  –  November 8, 2017
Part of the group that won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2011, Kid Cudi has contributed several songs to the music world, including “Pursuit of Happiness” and “Erase Me.” He returns to Sacramento for his Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin ...
Music Video Director Jason Goldwatch Talks Filming Kid Cudi & Getting Lost at Burning Man
  –  November 8, 2017
Guess what, buds? MERRY JANE has a new show on Facebook Live, broadcasting every Tuesday & Thursday at 4:20pm PT, on the dot. We’ll be bringing you guests from the worlds of cannabis and culture to just kick back, relax, talk life and blow some dro with ...
Kid Cudi Stuns Fans By Reuniting With Kanye West In Chicago (Video)
  –  November 6, 2017
Kid Cudi and Kanye West have had their problems over the last year, but now it’s clear that they’ve left all of their issues in the past. After their war of words on Twitter in 2016, the G.O.O.D Music founder and Scott Mescudi apparently reconciled and ...
SEE IT: Kanye West joins Kid Cudi on stage for first performance since canceled Saint Pablo tour
  –  November 6, 2017
Kim Kardashian confirms she and Kanye are expecting baby No. 3 West's decision to return to the stage with Kid Cudi — real name Scott Mescudi — comes as no surprise, as the two have long been collaborators since Cudi signed to West's music label as his ...
Kid Cudi Brings Out Kanye West in Chicago
  –  November 5, 2017
Kanye West returned to the stage on Saturday (Nov. 4), as the G.O.O.D. Music boss joined his longtime collaborator Kid Cudi at his show in Chicago. In front of Cudder’s smoky forest backdrop, Yeezy removed his hoodie to reveal himself to the Aragon ...
Kanye West Ends Year Long Hiatus From the Stage With a Surprise Appearance at Kid Cudi Show
  –  November 5, 2017
Kanye West made his big return to music after a year long hiatus. The rapper hit the stage as a surprise guest during the Chicago stop of Kid Cudi’s Passion, Pain and Demon Slaying tour. Kid Cudi brings out Kanye West in Chicago and the crowd goes WILD ...
Kanye West Comes Home Again, Reunites W/ Kid Cudi At Live Chicago Show
  –  November 5, 2017
A few months ago, buzz developed about Kanye potentially releasing a secret album with Kid Cudi. According to a source ... Kanye and CyHi are regular collaborators and G.O.O.D. Music label mates. In 2014, Kanye executive produced CyHi’s Black Hystori ...
Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky & More Dazzle at Day 2 of Camp Flog Gnaw
  –  October 29, 2017
The festival, which concluded its sixth consecutive year, finished with a powerhouse performance by elusive Cleveland-born talent Kid Cudi, whose voluntary entrance ... that have become hallmarks of his music. Most people would have been happy to call ...
Concerts in Houston: A$AP Mob, Kid Cudi, Evanescence, Halsey
  –  October 18, 2017
5:30 p.m. at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main ... 7 p.m. at House of Blues, 1204 Caroline; 888-402-5837. Kid Cudi

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