While Kid Cudi ventured into a side project releasing a rock album with Dot Da Genius entitled ‘WZRD’, don’t expect the G.O.O.D. Music rapper to include mixtapes in his content arsenal. “We never really done mixtapes, because I just feel like it’s a waste of time,” Cudi said, according to thisbeatgoes.com. “You know when someone goes in to do a mixtape their mindset is instantly like ‘I’m not trying to make the best music here, I’m just trying to make something to satisfy the people’.”
On July 26th, The Knux brought their signature swag and their pal Kid Cudi to New York City’s West Village to shoot the music video for their new single ‘Run’. Members Joey and Krispy made sure the set was popping with a cool opulence and plenty of beautiful women. Once the video is released, fans will have the opportunity to live vicariously through the duo who literally have models running after them. The ‘Run’ video will be released soon and the single, featuring Kid Cudi, is available now on iTunes via Interscope Records.
Kid Cudi checked in with his Twitter followers (@wizardcud) on Wednesday (January 26), talking about his upcoming album ‘Wizard’, a mixtape called ‘A Man Named Scott’, the Shia LeBeouf-directed mini-movie/music video for Mr. Rager’s ‘Maniac’, working with Kanye West and Jay-Z on new material, and getting a dog. The Cleveland rapper writes:
Pushing for a summer release of the ‘Wizard’ album. I produce and play guitar on everything with my main man @dotdagenius. he’s learnin bass
The ‘Maniac’ film will be released later this year. Cage, Shia and I really want everything just right, and I need the proper time for scoring
The edit must be epic
‘Wizard’ is a rock album, no raps, just singing. Brand new thing. Flavor
Dose of dopeness however will be on the ‘Wizard’ album as a bonus jam. bout fu**in time aye
Workin on some Jay and Ye sh**
I’ma finish up some thangs and then I’ma chop it up with yall. word :)
annnnd officially going ham
oh I forgot the best news ever….
New mixtape ‘A Man Named Scott’
That’s this summah. For all those who fu**s with my raps, this is for u since I’ma be all rocked out with the ‘Wizard’ sh**. Also it’s free! Yes!
Man I’m really happy to FINALLY get all that good news out there. More to come, not even close.
Oh and New York catch me if u can, I start filmin “How To Make It” in March. Domingo Dean shi******. legiTay
I have a English bulldog, i just got him for Xmas. his name is Fresh. He will make cameos
Kid Cudi is out with the music video to his new single ‘Mojo’s So Dope’, off the Cleveland rapper’s second studio album ‘Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager’, out now on GOOD Music and Universal Motown. Watch the Jason Goldwatch directed video via YouTube below.
Kid Cudi was literally falling down drunk leaving the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood on Saturday night (October 30), where he was assisted into the back seat of an awaiting SUV, laying face first and flopping his feet over the center console. Watch the Hollywood.tv footage via YouTube below.
Kid Cudi spoke with Complex magazine in a Q&A, where the rapper talked about getting exiting Lady Gaga’s tour and how the pop star called him out for being late to last November’s Montreal show on her tour when he came out to do ‘Make Her Say’. “Well, the story behind that is that we had a screen we were supposed to use that night, but her stage show was so elaborate that my screen had no room on stage for me to perform on,” Cudi explained. “Basically, they told me I couldn’t perform that night. I was there on time, got the news, and waited. I was going to go back to the hotel, but they were like, ‘No, stick around, Gaga still wants to do ‘Make Her Say’.’ I was there the whole time. Did you hear my response to her? ‘Sorry, I smoke a lot of weed’. This was one of those moments when I had to let it ride: ‘This girl just tried to play you, but you’re going to have to bite the bullet on this one.'” Read more, including his issues with Wale, at Complex.com. Watch the clip Cudi refers to via YouTube below the cut. (more…)
The New York Daily News reports that following his June arrest on a charge of cocaine possession, Kid Cudi was granted an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal on Friday. The court ordered the rapper to serve two days of community service. “He’s happy to be able to focus on his career,” his lawyer Stacey Richman said. Read more.
While performing ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’ in Cleveland, Ohio, a drunk fan attacked Kid Cudi on stage. After the scuffle, security led the man off stage, but Cudi followed him into the audience to give the guy a shove before returning to the stage to finish the song. Watch video of the incident via YouTube below.
Snoop Dogg is out with the video to his new single ‘That Tree’, featuring Kid Cudi, off the Long Beach, California rapper’s tenth studio album ‘Malice n Wonderland’, out now on Doggystyle Records. Watch it via YouTube below.
David Guetta is out with the video to his new single ‘Memories’, featuring Kid Cudi, the fourth release off the French DJ’s fourth studio album ‘One Love’, out now on Virgin/EMI. Watch the Keith Schofield directed video via YouTube below.