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Kid Cudi        

Rapper, Singer & Actor; Known for "Pursuit of Happiness" and "Man on the Moon"

Kid Cudi is a Brooklyn-based rapper from Cleveland whose debut single, "Day 'n' Nite," became an online favorite in 2008. Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi in suburban Cleveland, his career took off after he moved to Brooklyn and became affiliated with Fool's Gold, the label of DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The label released the Day 'n' Nite EP in February 2008 and circulated a Crookers remix around the blogosphere, drumming up a good deal of buzz in the process. It didn't hurt that Kid Cudi began to receive increasing press attention, including a nod from Rolling Stone (which touted him among the magazine's Top Five best indie hip-hop artists of 2008).

Not long after the release of "Day 'n' Nite," Kid Cudi began touring with the Fool's Gold collective, which performed at a South by Southwest showcase and subsequently joined forces with Steve Aoki and his Dim Mak collective for a North American tour. After the remixed version of "Day 'n' Nite" climbed the U.K. singles charts, Kid Cudi released his conceptual debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day in the summer of 2009. A year later he returned with a sequel, Man on the Moon, Vol. 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager.

In 2012, he teamed with "Day 'n' Nite" producer Dot Da Genius and introduced their rock-rap band, WZRD. A year later Indicud arrived and included contributions from soft-rock sisters Haim and former Fleet Foxes' drummer Father John Misty, alongside rappers A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar.

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Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky Had Kid Cudi Feeling 'Out Of Touch ...

Kid Cudi says he was humbled that Indicud-featured MCs Kendrick Lamar and A $AP Rocky are fans of his because "sometimes I just feel out of touch with the ...

Kid Cudi Dropping EP Before Man On The Moon III

By Jason Brendler This week Kid Cudi announced at a show in Dallas that he'll be releasing a new EP in the near future. Mr. Solo Dolo has already.

Kid Cudi Still Wants To Work With Kanye West After GOOD Music Split

Kid Cudi talks to MTV News about his split from G.O.O.D. Music and future plans for working with Kanye West.

Kid Cudi Starred In A ‘Walking Dead’ Parody And Gave Us This Now-Iconic Vine

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