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Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi performing in San Francisco, July 2009
Background information
Birth name Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi
Born January 30, 1984 (1984-01-30) (age 26)
Cleveland, Ohio
Origin Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Genres Alternative hip hop, trip hop, neo-psychedelia, alternative rock
Occupations Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor
Years active 2006–present
Labels Dream On, GOOD Music, Universal Motown
Associated acts Kanye West, Jay-Z, Ratatat, Wale, Common, David Guetta
Website www.kidcudi.com
.Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi[1] (born January 30, 1984),[2] better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (pronounced /ˌkɪd ˈkʌdi/), sometimes stylized as KiD CuDi, is an American rapper, singer and actor.^ Scott Mescudi was born on January 30, 1984, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Kid Cudi "Day 'N' Nite" Review | PlanetWisdom.com 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.planetwisdom.com [Source type: General]

^ Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984 in Shaker Heights, Ohio), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American rapper who first gained attention after the release of his debut mixtape a KiD named CuDi which he released in collaboration with New York street wear brand 10.
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^ Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi , [1] (born January 30, 1984) [2] better known by his stage name Kid Cudi ( Template:Pron-en - Kid Cuddy ) (sometimes stylised as KiD CuDi), or also known as Cudder is an American rapper and singer .
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

.He first gained major attention after the release of his debut mixtape A Kid Named Cudi.^ Kid Cudi – A Kid Named Cudi mixtape (zShare, zip file) .
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^ Snapshot: Kid Cudi is an American rapper and actor who first gained attention after the release of his debut mixtape A Kid Named Cudi .
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^ A Kid named Cudi (2008) .
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  • Kid Cudi Lyrics - LyricWiki - Music lyrics from songs and albums 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC lyrics.wikia.com [Source type: General]

.In 2009, his single "Day 'n' Nite" reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.^ The album is powered by two top 50 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart: “Day ‘N’ Nite’ (No.

^ In 2009, his single "Day 'n' Nite" reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
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  • The Daily Star - Kid Cudi News, Pictures and Videos 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC www.thedailystar.net [Source type: General]

^ His chart-topping single, “Day N Nite” has catapulted Kid Cudi to superstardom.
  • Kid Cudi – Pursuit of Happiness (ft. MGMT & RATATAT) at Pretty Much Amazing! 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC prettymuchamazing.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."Day 'n' Nite" is part of Cudi's debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day.^ Man on the Moon: End of the Day (2009) .

^ Music Who sings day 'n' nite Kid Cudi sings Day N Nite The song is from his debut Album Man on the Moon.
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^ Kid Cudi has been celebrating the release of his new album “ The Man on the Moon: The End of the Day ” is Vegas.
  • Some Weekend Swirl: Kid Cudi and His Piece | Bossip.com 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC bossip.com [Source type: General]

.Cudi has also worked with Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Common, and other artists signed to the GOOD Music label.^ Kanye West and Common) [DVD] lyrics .
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^ Kanye West and Common) 13.
  • KiD CuDi - Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Review - sputnikmusic 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.sputnikmusic.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s a recent collab between Kid Cudi , Kanye West , Common and Lady Gaga .

Contents

Early life

.Kid Cudi was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in the suburb of Shaker Heights.^ Kid Cudi was born in Cleveland , Ohio and raised in the diverse suburb of Shaker Heights .
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ Kid Cudi: I was working at this restaurant in Cleveland.
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^ Kid Cudi is a Hip-hop/Electronica artist from Cleveland, Ohio.
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[3] .His father, a house painter, substitute teacher and World War II Air Force veteran, was Mexican-Native American while his mother, a middle-school choir teacher at Roxboro Middle School, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is an African-American.^ His father, a house painter, substitute teacher and World War II Air Force veteran, was of Mexican - Native American ancestry while his mother, a middle-school choir teacher, was of African-American ancestry.
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ His father, a house painter, substitute teacher and World War II Air Force veteran, was Mexican while his mother, a middle-school choir teacher at Roxboro Middle School, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is an African-American.
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^ Mescudi attended Roxboro Middle School and Shaker Heights High School for two years before transferring to Solon High School.
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[4][5] .Mescudi's father died from cancer when he was eleven years old; his death would have a significant effect on his personality and subsequently his music.^ Mescudi's father died from cancer when he was eleven years old; his death would have a significant effect on his personality and subsequently his music.
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^ When he was 11, his father died of cancer.
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  • Kid Cudi coming to Michigan Theater on Monday for sold-out show - AnnArbor.com 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.annarbor.com [Source type: General]

^ But limiting him to the genre of dubstep would be underestimating the 23-year-old.

[5]

Music career

.Mescudi attended Roxboro Middle School and Shaker Heights High School for two years before transferring to Solon High School.^ Just prior to receiving his GED he attended Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio and also Solon High School in Solon, Ohio.
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^ Mescudi attended Roxboro Middle School and Shaker Heights High School for two years before transferring to Solon High School .
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ Mescudi attended Roxboro Middle School and Shaker Heights High School for two years before transferring to Solon High School.
  • Kid Cudi | ChaCha Answers 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.chacha.com [Source type: General]

.It was towards the end of high school that Mescudi first began rapping, inspired by alternative hip hop groups such as The Pharcyde and A Tribe Called Quest.^ It was towards the end of high school that Mescudi first began rapping, inspired by alternative hip hop groups such as The Pharcyde and A Tribe Called Quest .
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ If you’re a DJ, aspiring artist, old head or a newcomer to hip hop, The [Abstract] massages away all the stress of commercial rap and even comes with a happy ending!
  • Kid Cudi | WKNC 88.1 FM Raleigh 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC wknc.org [Source type: General]

^ Not only do we see diversity within his music, with his genre-bending fusion of alternative rock, hip-hop and R&B, but we see it too in the way he tackles deeper issues within his song-writing.
  • Ministry of Sound | Blog | Kid Cudi Biography 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.ministryofsound.com [Source type: General]

[5] .After earning his GED, he studied film at the University of Toledo, then dropped out after his freshman year.^ The reference is apt coming from a guy who spent a year in film school at the University of Toledo in Ohio before moving to New York City to pursue a career in music.
  • Kid Cudi | Pollstar - The Concert Hotwire 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.pollstar.com [Source type: General]

^ He studied film for a year, before coming to NYC to pursue his music dreams.
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^ Cassie Sperry is a 5th year Northeastern University Communication Studies student and Boston ground crew member for Rocket Science.

[3] .He moved to Brooklyn, New York at the age of 20 to pursue a music career.^ New York's best: Music .
  • Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon - Interview- Time Out New York 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC newyork.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He moved to Brooklyn, New York at the age of 20 to pursue a music career.
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ His career took off after he moved to Brooklyn to pursue his music.
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.He released his first mixtape, A Kid Named Cudi, in collaboration with New York street-wear brand 10.Deep as a free download.^ Kid Cudi - Dat New New(chorus) .
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^ He released his first mixtape, A Kid Named Cudi, in collaboration with New York street wear brand 10.Deep as a free download.
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^ KiD CuDi download .

[6] .The mixtape quickly caught the attention of Kanye West, which in turn spawned his signing to GOOD Music later that year.^ The mixtape features a guest appearance from DC rapper Wale and caught the attention of Kanye West which spawned his signing to the GOOD Music Label.
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^ The mixtape quickly caught the attention of Kanye West, which in turn spawned his signing to GOOD Music later that year.
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^ Before signing with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music, Scott Mescudi was playing backyard barbeque shows in exchange for weed.
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.Kid Cudi was featured on Kanye West's 2008 album, 808s & Heartbreak, singing with West on the track "Welcome to Heartbreak", and helping with songwriting on "Heartless" and "Paranoid". "Welcome to Heartbreak" peaked at #87 on the Pop 100,[7] and music videos for both songs have been released.^ Kid Cudi - kanYe Live!
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^ Music Who sings day 'n' nite Kid Cudi sings Day N Nite The song is from his debut Album Man on the Moon.
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^ Latest album by Kid Cudi .
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Cudi was then tipped as an artist to watch for in medias such as Rolling Stone, Vibe, The Source, XXL and BBC News's Sound of 2009 poll of up-and-coming acts.[8] .MTV News also reported on Cudi on a series of reports MCs To Watch In 2009.^ This report is provided by MTV News .
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^ Kid Cudi was featured in both XXL and BBC News’s Sound of 2009 poll of up-and-coming acts.

^ On February 17, 2009, Kid Cudi made his TV debut on Snoop Dogg’s new MTV talk show Dogg After Dark performing “Day ‘n’ Nite” at the end of the show.

[9]
Kid Cudi performing at Central Park Summerstage in New York City, in 2008.
.His first television appearance was at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, alongside Travis Barker and DJ AM.^ The march to this year's MTV Video Music Awards is underway.
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^ His first television appearance was at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards , alongside Travis Barker and DJ AM .
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^ Kid Cudi first appeared on shows in 2008, when he performed at the 2008 VMA's alongside Travis Barker and DJ AM .
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.On February 17, 2009, he appeared on Snoop Dogg's MTV talk show Dogg After Dark performing "Day 'n' Nite" at the end of the show.^ On February 17, 2009, Kid Cudi made his TV debut on Snoop Dogg’s new MTV talk show Dogg After Dark performing “Day ‘n’ Nite” at the end of the show.

^ On February 17, 2009, Kid Cudi made his TV debut on Snoop Dogg's new MTV talk show Dogg After Dark performing "Day 'n' Nite" at the end of the show.
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^ He made his TV debut on Snoop Dogg ’s MTV show, performing his hit, “ Day ‘n’ Night.

.Two days later on February 19, 2009, Cudi appeared on BET's 106 & Park with Kanye West to debut the video of "Day 'n' Nite". On March 16, 2009 Kid Cudi performed on mtvU's Spring Break special, and the next day he performed three songs on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly.^ March 03, 2009 04:03:48 Video Premiere: Kid Cudi's 'Day 'n' Nite' .
  • Kid Cudi news and articles 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ December 23, 2009 Kid Cudi .

^ Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2009 19:08 .
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He has also appeared as a musical guest on The Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
.Kid Cudi also made a cameo appearance next to Solange in the video for the song "T.O.N.Y." in February 2009, and later in the Black Eyed Peas' video for "I Gotta Feeling", with David Guetta.^ December 23, 2009 Kid Cudi .

^ Kid Cudi also made a cameo appearance next to Solange in the video for the song "T.O.N.Y." in February 2009, and later in the Black Eyed Peas ' video for " I Gotta Feeling ", with David Guetta .
  • Kid Cudi - WikiHero, the Guitar Hero wiki - Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, songs, and more 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC guitarhero.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ Videos 3 watch KiD CuDi -Cudderisback .
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.He has also been on two magazine covers, Complex (August/September 2009) and URB (August 2009).^ Kid Cudi appears on the cover of the August/September issue of Complex magazine.
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^ Kid Cudi appears on the cover of the Complex Magazine August/September 2009 issue.
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.Bape awarded Cudi his own t-shirt in September 2009, in reward for his music and past employment there when living in New York City.^ Kid Cudi is playing in New York!
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^ New York's best: Music .
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^ Bape awarded Cudi his own t-shirt in September 2009, in reward for his music and past employment their when living in New York City .
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Man on the Moon: The End of Day (2009–present)

.Cudi's debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day was released on Universal Motown Records on September 15, 2009[10] and sold 104,419 copies in the first week and charted at #4.[11] The album's first single was Day 'N' Nite, and is Kid Cudi's greatest commercial success thus far, the song charting well both in the U.S. and in Europe.^ I wrote that back in September, a few days after Kid Cudi 's Man on the Moon leaked, ...
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^ Complex.com Best Album of 2009 – Man on the Moon .
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^ December 23, 2009 Kid Cudi .

.The next single was "Make Her Say" (originally titled "I Poke Her Face"), which features a sample from Lady Gaga's song "Poker Face" and performances by Kanye West and Common.^ Kid Cudi s official second single Make Her Say (formerly known as Poke Her Face ) featuring Kanye West and Com...
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^ Kanye West and Common) [DVD] lyrics .
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^ Kanye West and Common) 13.
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  • Kid Cudi - The Man on the Moon: The End of Day - Album Review - AbsolutePunk.net 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.absolutepunk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[12][13]
.On February 25, 2009, Cudi self-leaked a "teaser trailer" [14] for the upcoming Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen film using his song "Sky Might Fall" in the background, later he posted that he made the trailer himself and now was in talks to possibly make it official.^ Sky might fall Up up & away .
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^ Sky Might Fall 3:40 .
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^ Sky Might Fall lyrics .
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[15]
.With Emile, Cudi produced an exclusive single called "Switchin Lanes" for the video game Midnight Club: Los Angeles, part of its "South Central Premium Upgrade" downloadable content (DLC) which came out March 19, 2009 for the PlayStation 3 and March 27, 2009 for the Xbox 360.^ Comment by SeanyMac on 19 March 2009 : .

^ Kid Cudi, along with Emile, produced an exclusive single called "Switchin Lanes" for the video game Midnight Club: Los Angeles, part of its "South Central Premium Upgrade" Downloadable Content (DLC) which came out March 19, 2009 for the PlayStation 3 and March 27, 2009 for the Xbox 360.
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^ Friday, March 27, 2009 3:23 AM .
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[16]
.He revealed information about his future plans via his blog, saying that a possible collaboration with Chip Tha Ripper could be followed with a collaboration project with electrorock duo Ratatat[17] Cudi joined rapper Asher Roth for the Great Hangover concert tour during the summer of 2009 and is currently on The Monster Ball Tour with Lady Gaga.^ Ball Tour, the rapper said in a statement.
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^ Download: Chip tha Ripper f.
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^ Lady Gaga & KiD CuDi During the first stop of the Monster Ball Tour in Montreal, Cudi joins Lady GaGa on stage to perform Poker Face .
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[18] .Kid Cudi featured on the highly anticipated Jay-Z album The Blueprint 3, on the song "Already Home".[19] In a recent interview, Cudi announced that the follow-up to his debut album will be a collaboration album called Cudder.^ Kid Cudi working on second album .
  • Kid Cudi | MuchMusic.com | Blog 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC blog.muchmusic.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s called Memories and features Kid Cudi .

^ Kid Cudi also announced the role that he will be playing.
  • Kid Cudi readies HBO television series « TBT: The Magazine 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC tvtbt.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

.He stated he has already recorded songs with Snoop Dogg, Travis Barker, Clipse, Cage and Pharrell and would also like to work with Drake, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Robin Thicke, and The Killers on the album.^ Common and Snoop Dogg are on the album, too.
  • URB Issue 158 - Kid Cudi 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC issuu.com [Source type: General]

^ Kid Cudi is also working on a new release, "Cudder & The Revolution of Evolution," which has big names like Snoop, Pharrell and producer Jim Jonsin on board.
  • Kid Cudi packs the Michigan Theater on Monday - AnnArbor.com 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC www.annarbor.com [Source type: General]

^ Desiring the likes of Green Day and Kings of Leon among others as collaborators, he will blend his Hip-Hop roots with rock music.
  • Kid Cudi « Nick Cannon | Official Blog 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC www.nickcannon.com [Source type: General]

.He has also stated that "Man On The Moon: The End Of Day" will be followed up by a sequel titled "Man on the Moon: The Ghost in the Machine" and that the Man on the Moon will be a trilogy.^ Cudi's debut CD, "Man on the Moon: The End of Day," both extends and exaggerates a style made famous by Kanye West 's last smash CD, "808 & Heartbreak."
  • Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon: The End of Day' not his best work 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC www.nydailynews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Headlined as " IAM SORRY ", his entry stated that after the release of his debut album "Man on the Moon: The Guardians," he would end his short-lived music career and just focus on other artistic projects such as acting.
  • Embrace The Martian: Kid Cudi @ Rapture 1 February 2010 2:47 UTC www.examiner.com [Source type: General]

^ One of his openers, "Soundtrack to My Life," a favorite among the Michigan Theater show’s audience, exemplifies the serious, autobiographical tone of "Man on the Moon: The End of Day."
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[20] .Kid Cudi was nominated for three 2010 Grammy Awards for his singles, "Day 'n' Nite" and "Make Her Say" [21].^ Make her say and DAY 'N' NITE are THE songs of his though.
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^ His chart-topping single, “Day N Nite” has catapulted Kid Cudi to superstardom.
  • Kid Cudi – Pursuit of Happiness (ft. MGMT & RATATAT) at Pretty Much Amazing! 6 January 2010 11:49 UTC prettymuchamazing.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Kid Cudi ft Jim jones - Day n Nite remix .
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.Kid Cudi is featured to appear on Snoop Dogg's More Malice deluxe album, in the song "That Tree" [22].^ Latest album by Kid Cudi .
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^ Kid Cudi working on second album .
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^ Kid Cudi enlists Snoop, Pharell, Kanye and more for second album .
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Acting career

.Kid Cudi is currently starring in the new HBO comedy series How to Make it in America,[23] produced by Mark Wahlberg.^ Kid Cudi - Dat New New(chorus) .
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^ December 23, 2009 Kid Cudi .

^ I am this performer Kid Cudi news .
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Discography

Studio albums

  • Man on the Moon: The End of Day (2009)
  • Cudder: The Revolution of Evolution (2010)

Mixtapes

Awards and nominations

References

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  4. ^ Smith, Angelique (2009-03-10). "Kid Cudi's Not-So-Dark Alter Ego Revealed!". MTV Newsroom (MTV News). http://newsroom.mtv.com/2009/03/10/kid-cudis-not-so-dark-alter-ego-revealed/. Retrieved 2009-09-13. 
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  6. ^ 10.Deep Presents: Kid Cudi - "A Kid Named Cudi Mixtape"
  7. ^ "Billboard Pop 100 Chart Positions". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/esearch/chart_display.jsp?cfi=396&cfgn=Singles&cfn=Pop+100&ci=3103250&cdi=10060886&cid=12%2F13%2F2008. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
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  10. ^ Kid Cudi: Man On The Moon Released
  11. ^ Jay-Z Tops Album Sales Two Weeks In A Row
  12. ^ Reid, Shaheem (2009-05-27). "Kanye West 'Inspired' By Lady Gaga's 'Face' For Kid Cudi Single". Mixtape Daily (MTV News). http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1612265/20090527/west_kanye.jhtml. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
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  14. ^ Kid Cudi self-made Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Teaser Trailer
  15. ^ Roberts, Steven (2009-03-04). "Kid Cudi Has 'Eureka' Moment With 'Transformers' Trailer". MTV News. http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1606279/story.jhtml. Retrieved 2009-04-02. 
  16. ^ "Midnight Club: Los Angeles South Central DLC Kid Cudi Exclusive". Rockstar Games. http://www.rockstargames.com/midnightclubLA/southcentral/. 
  17. ^ Kid Cudi (2009-05-02). "Features". http://www.kidcudi.com/news/?p=688. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
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  19. ^ "Blueprint 3 Track-List" (mdy). Pitchfork Media. http://pitchfork.com/news/36262-jay-zs-iblueprint-3i-the-tracklist/. Retrieved 2009-08-19. .
  20. ^ http://datnewcudi.com/2009/08/25/kid-cudi-interview-with-honey-magazine/
  21. ^ Kid Cudi receives Three Grammy Nominations
  22. ^ Kid Cudi Featured on Snoop Dogg’s “More Malice”
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Kid Cudi
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Background information
Birth name Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi
Born January 30, 1984 (1984-01-30) (age 27)
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Origin Cleveland, Ohio
Genres Alternative hip hop
Alternative rock
Electro-hop
Midwest hip hop
Occupations Rapper, actor, singer
Years active 2007-Present
Labels Dream On
G.O.O.D.
Universal Motown
Associated acts Kanye West, Danny!, Dot Da Genius, Chip Tha Ripper, Emile, Plain Pat, Lil Wayne
Website Official Website
MySpace

Scott Mescudi (born January 30, 1984 in Shaker Heights, Ohio), also known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American hip hop artist.

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