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Kid Cudi Faints During Chicago Concert

Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi scared his fans during his set at Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival on Saturday. The Cleveland rapper was signing an autograph in the front row when he suddenly passed out. He fell back and hit the floor, but luckily security was there to pick him up and carry him backstage.

Cudi returned to Twitter to assure his fans that he was OK.

“Mad love to the security who were there and helped me out tonight. Really awesome dudes! Thanx for nursing me back to health,” he said. “Ill do a better and make sure to eat properly on show days :) scouts honor!”

Watch the scary moment below.

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Kid Cudi Debuts Blond Hair

Kid Cudi

Whether it’s his Coachella crop top or slit wrist tattoos, Kid Cudi never ceases to amaze with his one-of-a-kind style. Now Mr. Solo Dolo has gone blond, showing off his bleached locks while playing the guitar in the studio.

When he’s not working on music, he’s been pursuing his acting career.

After starring in Need for Speed, the rapper-turned-actor wrapped his role as Ari Gold’s assistant in the Entourage movie, coming to theaters on June 12, 2015.

He has also teamed up with New Era for a collection of backpacks and fitted caps, which hit U.S. stores this summer.

What do you think of Cudi’s new look?

New Music: HS87 f/ Kid Cudi, Hit-Boy, Audio Push, & Kent M$ney – ‘Scorn’ [Snippet]

We the Plug

Just yesterday, Hit-Boy liberated his Rich Boy collaboration “No Talkin’” and today he breaks us off with a snippet of “Scorn” featuring Kid Cudi and HS87 cohorts Audio Push and Kent M$ney. The scratching record features an old school sample, while Cudder flexes on his verse.

The HS87 compilation We the Plug arrives Tuesday, but you can stream snippets of the entire album on

Listen to 90 seconds of “Scorn” from the House of Hit.

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

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

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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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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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Kid Cudi Steps Out to ‘Need for Speed’ Premiere

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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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