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Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi

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Famous as :

Rapper, actor

Birth Name :

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi

Birth Date :

January 30, 1984

Birth Place :

Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA

Claim to fame :

Album mixtape "A Kid Named Cudi" (2008)

Biography


Kid Cudi was born on January 30, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio by the name Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi. Having a huge passion in music, he dropped out of college and moved to Brooklyn to pursue a career as a rapper. He then became affiliated with Fool's Gold, the label of DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs.

In 2008, Cudi released a mixtape called "A Kid Named Kudi" as a free download. Blending various genres from more conventional Hip-Hop and alternative rock to jazz and soul, the mixtape caught the attention of Kanye West who signed him to his label, GOOD Music, later that year.

Latest News


Kid Cudi Tweets He's OK After Fainting at Concert

August 31, 2014 22:23:11 GMT

is fine after a health scare at a concert. The rapper who has three Grammy nominations under his belt took to Twitter to assure his fans that he was fine after he suddenly collapsed while performing at the North Coast Music Festival in Chicago Saturday, August 30.
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Kid Cudi Releases New Album 'Satellite Flight' on iTunes

February 25, 2014 07:17:55 GMT

didn't lie when he said that his new album "" would be dropped sometime in February. The project, which was initially announced as an EP, finally landed on iTunes on Tuesday, February 25.
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Kid Cudi Unveils 'Satellite Flight' Cover Art and Tracklist

February 14, 2014 06:05:11 GMT

has revealed the cover art and the full tracklist of his upcoming album, "". Designed by the rapper himself, the album cover features his silhouette in front of a constellation of stars.
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Kid Cudi Announces 'Satellite Flight' as a Next Album for February

January 28, 2014 08:39:44 GMT

has revealed that his "", which was originally planned to be released as an EP, will arrive as a full album. The rapper made the announcement on Twitter on Monday, January 27.
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Photo: Justin Bieber Hits the Studio With Kid Cudi

January 06, 2014 02:38:34 GMT

has ended his brief retirement from music. The Canadian heartthrob recently posted an Instagram photo of him posing with rapper in a recording studio. "Studio with kid cudi," he captioned the snap.
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Video: Kid Cudi Pushes Fans Off Stage During Concert in Texas

October 19, 2013 06:00:47 GMT

has shown his fans that he won't be pleased with any kind of stage invasion. During his recent show in Texas, the 29-year-old rapper forced an overexcited fan who suddenly made a cameo appearance to get off of his stage.
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Fall Out Boy Debuts at the Top of Billboard Hot 200 Over Kid Cudi

April 25, 2013 04:27:00 GMT

Two debuts reigned the Billboard 200 albums chart this week, with 's "" securing the No. 1 spot from 's "" with just 18,000 copies separating their sales of 154,000 and 136,000, respectively. Both albums were projected by industry sources to sell at least 150,000 but Cudi's album fell behind a bit over the weekend to end up at the runner-up slot.
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Videos: Justin Bieber Performs 'Believe' Hits in New Year's Rockin' Eve

January 02, 2013 06:39:34 GMT

Beliebers had a blast during "'s New Year's Rockin' Eve" as their idol rocked the annual TV special with three hits from his latest album, "Believe". Dressed in an all-black ensemble of a leather vest and his trademark hoodie plus red sneakers, the pop superstar repeatedly wished fans "Happy New Year" as he headlined ABC's broadcast from the west coast.
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ESPN's Anchor Hannah Storm Returns to TV After Propane Gas Grill Accident

January 02, 2013 06:30:50 GMT

is back on small screen just three weeks after she was burned in a propane gas grill accident at her home in Connecticut. On Tuesday morning, January 1, she hosted ABC's coverage of the 2013 Rose Parade with Josh Elliott of "".
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Jaden Smith Teams Up With Kid Cudi on 'Higher Up'

January 02, 2013 04:47:50 GMT

has released a new track titled "Higher Up", which features a collaboration with rapper . The new rap single contains rhymes from the young son of the Fresh Prince and actress which are delivered over the instrumental track from Cudi's 2009 song. The 14-year-old Jaden presents a chilled-out R'n'B beat and some lyrics dedicated to his famous set of parents.
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John Travolta's First Accuser Hires Famed Lawyer Gloria Allred

May 16, 2012 19:06:44 GMT

The first accuser of 's alleged misconducts has hired a new lawyer. Referred to as John Doe Number One for anonymity, the accuser now teams up with famed attorney Gloria Allred who has taken sexual misconduct cases against A-list celebrities such as and .
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2012 Rock the Bells Presents Nas and Missy Elliott

May 16, 2012 18:47:14 GMT

The 2012 line-up of Rock the Bells has been announced on Tuesday, May 15 during a unique press conference made by rapper Supernatural. In the list which he rapped are , , , , , and .
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Kid Cudi's 'Dennis, Hook Me Up With Some More of That Whiskey!'

April 26, 2012 08:39:01 GMT

returns to his roots in his new song called "Dennis, Hook Me Up With Some More of That Whiskey!" After releasing his rock-inspired album "" last February, he's now back to straight rapping in the fresh offering.
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Kid Cudi Upset With Label for Treating His Album Like 'Indie Side Project'

February 29, 2012 05:48:24 GMT

accuses his record label of manhandling his new album "". The rapper calls people at Universal Republic "weak a**" for shipping only "55k physicals cuz they treated this like some indie side project tax right off."
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Kid Cudi Flips Out at Listening Party for His New Album

February 25, 2012 02:59:44 GMT

lost his cool during a recent gathering in New York City where he played his new album "" for a select crowd. The rapper was upset during a Q&A session when his demand for total silence was ignored by people in the room.
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Kid Cudi Defends Trashing Heatwave Stage After His Show Is Cut Short

January 24, 2012 06:13:31 GMT

has spoken up about his outrage at the recent Heatwave Music Festival in Melbourne Australia. The "Day 'N Night" hitmaker set the tongue wagging when he lost his cool and destroyed equipments on the stage after being asked to end his show halfway through his setlist.
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Kid Cudi Stabs Himself in Gang Fight Music Video 'Mr. Rager'

September 09, 2011 05:05:31 GMT

has a number of people ganged up on him in a mini movie to support his song called "Mr. Rager". The "Day 'N Nite" hitmaker is cornered by the guys, but he is not one who backs down without a fight. He manages to single-handedly take down some people, but things don't look good for him when they play dirty.
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Kid Cudi Burst Into Flames in 'No One Believes Me' Video

August 13, 2011 04:39:19 GMT

debuts a vampire-themed music video for his single "No One Believes Me". The rapper walks around an ominously silent suburban community, and sees bloodsuckers lurking in the dark or already sinking their fangs into their victims' necks. He himself is a creature of the night who decides to meet the sun as soon as the morning comes.
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Kid Cudi Premieres First Rock Song and Shia LaBeouf-Directed 'Marijuana' Video

June 02, 2011 04:14:42 GMT

has given the first taste of his rock album project in a song called "Perfect Is the World". In his first foray into rock music world, the "Day 'N Nite" hitmaker drops a melancholy message to his fans, "Don't cry for me, it is my destiny to be who I am/ I won't run away, cowards run away."
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Kid Cudi Launches Record Label and Changes Band Name

April 25, 2011 02:57:16 GMT

has started his own record label, and announced it at his concert which took place at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Thursday, April 21. The rapper, who formed the label with producer Dot Da Genius, named it Wicked Awesome Records.
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Kid Cudi Splits From Label and Managers to Realize Dream

March 01, 2011 09:07:04 GMT

Rapper has parted ways with his label after admitting he and his record company bosses have "different visions" of how his music should sound. The "Day 'N Nite" hitmaker recently revealed he is ready to launch a rock career because he no longer feels "passionate" about writing hip-hop songs.
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New 'Transformers 3' TV Spot Features Some Dialogs

February 21, 2011 03:47:22 GMT

While waiting for "" full trailer, fans can get another sneak peek to the movie via a new TV spot. Debuted during Nascar Daytona 500 broadcast this weekend, the video has a few fresh scenes including the one which sees 's Sam Witwicky promising 's Carly that everything is gonna be "fine".
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'All of the Lights' Video: Kanye, Rihanna and Kid Cudi Share Spotlight

February 21, 2011 03:20:32 GMT

Instead of releasing "Monster" music video which leaked last year in its unfinished form, chose to drop visuals for all-star single "All of the Lights". Featuring and , it sees Kanye rapping his verses on the hood of a police car, RiRi wearing a black revealing top while peering seductively to the camera, and Cudi singing the bridge with his back to the lens.
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Shia LaBeouf Will Direct Mini Movie for Kid Cudi's 'Maniac'

November 06, 2010 04:30:22 GMT

"" actor is going to serve behind the lens for a short film to support 's new single "Maniac". The news emerged after a picture of Cudi holding a white sheet with message "Maniac, Kid Cudi, Cage - Dir: Shia LaBeouf " hit the web.
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Kid Cudi Forms a Band and Starts Working on Rock Album

October 29, 2010 09:45:39 GMT

Even before his latest rap album "" comes out on November 9, says he is "just over" rapping and wants to sing more. He additionally states that he tries his hands on rock music, forms a band and learns how to play guitar.
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Video Premiere: Kid Cudi's 'Erase Me' Ft. Kanye West

October 12, 2010 09:25:41 GMT

is a rock star in a music video for his song "Erase Me". The "Day 'N' Nite" rapper wears black long curly wig, straps his guitar and performs with a full band. Fellow MC who is featured in the song later joins him, sending the crowd to their loudest scream.
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Kid Cudi Pleads Guilty to Drug Count, Gets Community Service

September 28, 2010 04:41:21 GMT

Rapper has been sentenced to two days' community service after pleading guilty to drug possession. The "Day 'N Nite" hitmaker, real name Scott Mescudi, was arrested in New York in June after allegedly smashing an ex-girlfriend's cell phone and breaking the door of her apartment off its hinges.
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Kid Cudi: I Have a Daughter, Born March 26th of This Year

September 21, 2010 08:26:07 GMT

Rapper has made a revelation during his recent candid interview with Complex magazine for its October/November issue. The "Day 'N' Nite" hitmaker revealed that he has become a first-time father earlier this year, saying "There's another thing people don't know. I have a daughter, born March 26th of this year. Her name is Vada, and she's f**king awesome."
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Kanye West's New Song 'Good Friday' Ft. Kid Cudi and Common

September 11, 2010 07:07:20 GMT

Another track from has just been unleashed ahead of his new album release. The song is a star-studded affair with the likes of , , , and on the line-up.
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Cover Art of Kid Cudi's 'Erase Me' Ft. Kanye West

August 23, 2010 04:30:35 GMT

's new single "Erase Me" which features will not be made available for digital download on iTunes until August 24. But, cover art of the single has been unveiled earlier over the weekend, seeing the rapper wearing a formal suit.
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