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Even though he parted ways with G.O.O.D. Music last year, Kid Cudi will probably never make it all the way out of Kanye West’s shadow. Many of us first encountered Scott Mescudi as Kanye’s foil on 2008’s triumphantly dour “Welcome To Heartbreak,” and Cudi’s ambition to transcend the confines of hip-hop has long mirrored that… More »

Just like last week, here are this week’s attention-worthy videos. New ones from Serena-Maneesh, Antony and the Johnsons, Gatekeeper, Gordon Voidwell, James Blake, Kid Cudi, Mark Ronson, Torche, and Warpaint, along with a cute/creepy kid video from Foals and a cute, not-creepy cat filled video from Holy Fuck. Enjoy:… More »

After several closely monitored weeks of leaks, it’s time to take a look at the year’s most anticipated album that doesn’t feature Buckethead. Given Kanye West’s reputation for finding musical inspiration in unlikely places (be they leftfield samples or genre-bending collaborations) it’s surprising to see the superstar rapper/producer embrace such a restrictive palette. As you’ve… More »

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Watch Kanye West Perform 808s & Heartbreak In Full At Hollywood Bowl

With the release date of SWISH now pushed back from "¯\_(ツ)_/¯" to "¯\_(ツ)_/¯ plus maybe another year," Kanye is revisiting some of his older work…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Spotify Has Compiled The Ultimate 4/20 Playlist

In honor of today's... err... holiday, Spotify has compiled a list of all of the songs most frequently included on 4/20-themed playlists, along with a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 11:48 am

OutKast Opener Kid Cudi Tells Quiet Crowd To Suck His Dick

Last night, Outkast wrapped up a three-night concert series in their hometown of Atlanta called #ATLast (there's photos from the event here, if you're interested).
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 10:52 am

Yeezus Credits Revealed

When Kanye West's ferocious new album Yeezus leaked to the internet, it wasn't clear which of Kanye's army of collaborators helped out on which songs,…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2013 - 11:19 am

Big Boi – “She Hates Me” (Feat. Kid Cudi)

Next week, Big Boi releases his all-over-the-place solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, and we’ve already heard a whole pile of its songs: “She
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 10:38 am

Kanye West – “Mercy” Video (Feat. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz)

Today, Kanye West delivers the video for "Mercy," the excellent Big Sean/Pusha T/2 Chainz posse cut that he released back in April. Directed by Nabil,…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2012 - 12:19 pm

Kid Cudi – “Mr. Rager” Video

In the video for his brooding anthem "Mr. Rager," Kid Cudi battles a comically huge mob of weapon-wielding miscreants. The fighting itself is dimly lit…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2011 - 12:03 pm

Kanye West – “All Of The Lights” Video

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy's most triumphant brass fanfare meets the Star Wars font it was always intended for, along with a cameo from Rihanna…
Amrit Singh | February 19, 2011 - 4:39 pm

St. Vincent, Kid Cudi, Cage, Roots Do “Maniac” On Fallon

Kid Cudi packed the stage with lots of friends for "Maniac." St. Vincent did her sample -- from Actor's "The Strangers" live, while Cage sang/rapped…
jessica | November 4, 2010 - 10:29 am

Kanye West – “The Joy” (Feat. Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson & Kid Cudi)

Another G.O.O.D. Fridays track from Mr. West, a man who you could say is overexposed, if you were a dick. This one features Jay-Z and…
Amrit Singh | November 1, 2010 - 11:43 am

Kanye Updates “Power” For SNL, Drops “Denim Flow”

Having promised to cancel G.O.O.D. Friday after a hacker (?) leaked the apparently unfinished Bon Iver-sampling "Lost In The World," this morning Yeezy forgave the…
Scott Lapatine | October 2, 2010 - 5:24 pm

Kanye West – “Good Friday”

Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, and Charlie Wilson guest on "Good Friday," the laid-back, Freddie Scott (or Biz Markie?) sampling title track from…
Scott Lapatine | September 10, 2010 - 11:57 pm

Rostam, Best Coast, Kid Cudi @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 7/20/10

Converse STEPPED IT UP (punstyles) with this year's installment of their commercial/song experiment, bringing a live show component to the campaign. I'm still not entirely…
Amrit Singh | July 22, 2010 - 11:19 am

Best Coast, Rostam & Kid Cudi – “All Summer” Video

When we posted "All Summer," the Converse-funded collaboration between Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij, it was accompanied by a photo of…
brandon | July 14, 2010 - 1:26 pm

Best Coast, Rostam & Kid Cudi – “All Summer”

Converse just released the next in its series of unlikely collaborations -- last summer it was Santigold, Julian Casablancas and Pharrell doing "My Drive Thru."…
jessica | July 8, 2010 - 11:08 am

Kid Cudi Adds Rhymes, Christian Bale To LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Yrself Clean”

When evaluating LCD Soundsystem's newest, we said This Is Happening opener “Dance Yrself Clean” gets things going perfectly. It's a great establishing shot, Murphy suggesting…
brandon | May 28, 2010 - 2:38 pm

Kid Cudi & Ratatat Bring “Pursuit Of Happiness” To Letterman

On Friday, Kid Cudi brought "Pursuit Of Happiness," a Ghostbusters t-shirt, and Ratatat (sans MGMT) to David Letterman. This live take on Man On The
brandon | September 14, 2009 - 12:45 pm

New Kid Cudi (Feat. MGMT & Ratatat) – “Pursuit Of Happiness”

Following "Day 'N' Nite" and the Kanye and Common-featuring "Make Her Say," "Pursuit Of Happiness" is Man On The Moon: The End Of Day's third…
brandon | September 8, 2009 - 9:04 am