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Jim Jones Explains Why He Thinks He’s ‘Solely Responsible’ for Kid Cudi’s Career, Says Cudi Would Agree

Jim Jones says he’s “solely responsible for Kid Cudi’s career.” Furthermore, he believes Cudi would agree. As fans will note, Jones and Cudi intersected on an early iteration of the latter’s breakout 2008 hit “Day ‘n’ Nite.” In a recent interview with Superstar Jay, Jones detailed how he came to be introduced to Cudi’s music, as well as revealed how his remix of the still-ubiquitous track made its way onto the airwaves.
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Pusha T Says Kid Cudi And Kanye West Feud Is ‘F***** Up

It’s Almost Dry has hit the streets and while it should be a celebratory moment for Pusha T debuting his new album, he’s not quite happy with two of the collaborators having a fallout. In an interview with Vulture, the “Diet Coke” artist shared how the feud between...
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Kid Cudi Joins John Woo Action Thriller ‘Silent Night’

After starring in A24 horror X, Scott Mescudi, also known as Kid Cudi, has set up another genre movie. Mescudi will star in John Woo action thriller Silent Night, joining a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman. The project follows Godlock (Kinnaman) who is, according to the loglines  “a father on a mission to avenge his young son who was tragically caught in the crossfire of gang violence on Christmas Eve. Shot and nearly killed while in pursuit of the murderers, Godlock vows to avenge his son by any means necessary.” Mescudi will play Detective Dennis Vassel.More from The Hollywood ReporterTi West's...
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Kid Cudi Joins John Woo’s Thriller ‘Silent Night’ Opposite Joel Kinnaman

Click here to read the full article. Grammy-winning singer, rapper, and actor Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi has signed on to star in John Woo’s “Silent Night,” an action-thriller about a father (Joel Kinnaman) venturing into the underworld to avenge his young son’s death. His son was caught in the crossfire of gang violence on Christmas Eve, hence the holiday-esque title. One of the many twists? Deadline previously reported that the film will be dialogue-free. The original screenplay is written by Robert Lynn and is currently shooting in Mexico City. “Silent Night” also stars Harold Torres and Catalina Sandino Moreno. Additional casting is...
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The Cleveland 50: A Kid Named Cudi Is Released

Scott Mescudi's debut mixtape nodded to Cleveland while it defined the sounds of the 2010's and spoke to a generation. Before Scott Mescudi became a household name, he was just a Cleveland kid named Cudi. In the summer of 2008, Mescudi released A Kid Named Cudi. It shot his career into hyperdrive and defined hip-hop in the 2010s. The 17-track mixtape is a dreamy concoction, the story of a young man finding himself in a world that is becoming unrecognizable. Its lyrics are weighty, touching on depression, addiction and death. But it felt honest to the city of Cudi's birth. As Cleveland was struggling and changing, so was Cudi.
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Kid Cudi Wants To Hop On A Remix Of Zendaya And Labrinth’s New ‘Euphoria’ Song ‘I’m Tired’

Yesterday, Zendaya and Labrinth unveiled the sprawling song, “I’m Tired,” that played at the end of the overwhelming Euphoria finale. A version was released in early February after the fourth episode without Zendaya, but her vocals caught the attention of the watchers who lingered during the credits of the show on Sunday night, especially since the lyrics seemed very relevant to Rue’s character.
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Nigo Ft. KiD CuDi “Want It Bad”

Welcome to the good life. Fashion designer and producer Nigo connects with KiD CuDi on his new single, “Want It Bad”. Anchored by a heavy drum line by Pharrell Williams, Cudder rejoices to his perseverance and living a carefree life. “Want It Bad” arrives off the heels of...
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Kid Cudi Joins Bape Founder Nigo for Aspirational Single ‘Want It Bad’

Click here to read the full article. Kid Cudi has teamed up with Japanese DJ and streetwear icon Nigo for a new single, “Want It Bad.” The joint track, which comes off Nigo’s forthcoming album I Know Nigo, is Kid Cudi’s first release of 2022. The vibe-heavy song sees Cudi reflecting on his success living out long-held dreams. On the track’s hook, he croons, “I want it bad/I’m finally on the up and up/Cannot stop, can’t have enough/I want it bad.” I Know Nigo, which finds Pharrell joining forces with Nigo as executive producer, is set for release on March 25 via...
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