Kid Cudi

Mar
24
Kid Cudi Brings Out A$AP Rocky, Previews New Song in Brooklyn

Kid Cudi

Before he heads to Coachella next month, Kid Cudi warmed up for his festival appearance with a makeup show on his “Cud Life Tour.” The Cleveland rapper landed his spaceship at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday.

Clad in his “Satellite Academy Space Suit,” he performed some Cudder classics and new material off his latest album Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon including “Balmain Jeans.”

He also brought out A$AP Rocky and King Chip for his Indicud cut “Brothers,” and treated the crowd to a previously unreleased song.

“This song is another one of those classic Kid Cudi songs in the essences and subject matter,” he said before singing acapella as the crowd clapped along.

See footage from his out-of-this-world set below.

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Mar
15
Kid Cudi Talks State of Hip-Hop, Suicidal Thoughts, & Surprise Album on ‘Arsenio’

Kid Cudi

With his movie Need for Speed in theaters, Kid Cudi stopped by “The Arsenio Hall Show” for a candid interview and performance. Wearing a Green Day T-shirt and ripped jeans, the 30-year-old rapper-turned-actor discussed the state of hip-hop, his surprise album, his struggles with depression, and using music to help others fight suicide.

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Mar
11
New Music: Kid Cudi f/ Skylar Grey – ‘Hero’

Need for Speed Soundtrack

Kid Cudi not only stars in the upcoming Need for Speed movie, he also lends his voice to the soundtrack. The rapper-turned-actor casts a dark spell on the WZRD-produced “Hero,” which features haunting vocals from Skylar Grey. The soundtrack arrives April 8, while the movie races into theaters Friday.

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Mar
7
Kid Cudi Steps Out to ‘Need for Speed’ Premiere

Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi is having a rager of a week. In addition to the top 5 debut of his album Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, the Cleveland rapper aka Scott Mescudi makes his big-screen debut in Need for Speed, which had its Hollywood premiere on Thursday.

Looking like a movie star in a floral-print blazer and leather pants, a clean-shaven Cudi pulled up to the red carpet in a red-hot Mustang.

He stars alongside Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul in the action film, which opens March 14. “I fell in love with him right away,” he told Entertainment Weekly of his co-star. “You connect with people when you see a bit of yourself in them.”

Next up, the 30-year-old will play Ari Gold’s assistant in the upcoming Entourage movie.

A makeup-free Skylar Grey also hit the red carpet, showing off her tomboy style in rolled-up shorts, a trucker hat, and Y-3 sneakers.

Skylar has collaborated with Cudi on the Need for Speed end title song “Hero,” which is set to debut Tuesday.

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Mar
5
ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Oxymoron’ Debuts at No. 1

ScHoolboy Q

The “Man of the Year” is also the king of the charts. ScHoolboy Q’s major label debut Oxymoron enters the Billboard 200 at No. 1 this week.

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Mar
5
Kid Cudi Chats with Gabourey Sidibe on ‘Chelsea Lately’

Kid Cudi

Following the surprise release of his album Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, Kid Cudi stopped by “Chelsea Lately” on Tuesday for a hilarious interview.

The Need for Speed star danced his way onto the set and sat down with Precious star Gabourey Sidibe, who was filling in for Chelsea. He discussed attending an Oscar after-party and leaving early because he was having an anxiety attack.

“Some of them have their heads so far up their own ass,” he said.

He also shared why he became a rapper and how he came up with his hit “Day ‘N’ Nite” while working a security job.

“It was a lonely time for me, but I used it to create and find myself as an artist,” explained Cudi.

Need for Speed opens in theaters March 14, while Satellite Flight debuts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 this week.

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Feb
25
Kid Cudi Launches ‘Satellite Flight’ with Surprise Release

Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi is pulling a “Beyoncé.” In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Cleveland rapper launched his new album.

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