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Kid Cudi’s ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ delivers an indirect response to #YouGoodMan (Review)

In a year full of highly anticipated “come-back” albums via the return of Frank Ocean, Ab-Soul, & Charles Hamilton, the release of Kid Cudi’s next entry to the rap ecosphere holds a particular interest for several reasons. Long considered the “Lord of the sad and lonely,” Kid Cudi’s star potential has been focused on delivering . . .

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Kid Cudi – ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ (Album Stream)

Kid Cudi releases his 6th studio album effort, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’. The 19-song album includes features from Willow Smith, Travis Scott, Pharrell, and more. Related: Read Kid CuDi’s sincere thank you note to his supporters Stream the album below and get your copy via iTunes.

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Read Kid CuDi’s sincere thank you note to his supporters

Kid CuDi‘s well documented struggles with depression and suicidal urges took him to a very dark place that led him to officially check in to rehab recently. He’s back out in the world now, and has already notched a few solid performances to his belt. Yesterday, CuDi got on his Facebook page to pen an . . .

New Music Nov 9  |  

Inspired by Kid Cudi, OG Maco drops his ‘For Scott’ EP

OG Maco is back and he returns with a new project entitled For Scott which was inspired by Maco’s admiration for Kid Cudi, who’s real name is Scott for those who take a while to click on. It’s refreshing to see an artist openly admit his inspiration from another artist. You can dive into the . . .

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Kid Cudi – “Surfin” ft. Pharrell (Video)

Kid Cudi has been in the news lately for a bit of internet beef, as well as his time spent in rehab. He takes things back to the reason he’s a household name with a newly released video for “Surfin,” which features Pharrell. Look for Cudi’s Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin project to release in . . .

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Kid Cudi drops a self-directed video for “Frequency”

Kid Cudi isn’t afriad to step outside of the box with his creativity, and he does so once more with his newly released video for “Frequency.” The self-directed effort finds the Cleveland native in a fantasy-like forest at night It appears that Cudi’s Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin album has been pushed back a bit, . . .

News Sep 8  |  

Travis Scott takes over Hot 97; talks ‘Birds In The Trap,’ ‘Cruel Winter,’ Kid Cudi

With a critically acclaimed album on the shelves and a buzz that seems to be growing more and more everyday, it’s a good time to be Travis Scott. The Houston rapper surprised Ebro’s Hot 97 show recently and sat down to discuss Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, Cruel Winter, and more. Watch the interview . . .

Kid Cudi nabs another W for Cleveland on “Goodbye”

After dropping his critically un-acclaimed and unanimously trashed Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven, Kid Cudi is back with an epic, vintage track in “Goodbye.” Cudder made it well known this year he had been back in the studio with some of his older and longtime collaborators like Plain Pat, Kanye West, Emile, and Dot Da Genuis (who co-produced this . . .

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Kid Cudi – “The Frequency” (prod. Mike Dean, Plain Pat, Kid Cudi)

The spacey one himself, Kid Cudi, is back with “The Frequency,” a new cut that feels like a trip back down memory lane. Cudder has been relatively quiet as of late, but the imaginative icon picks up a familiar sound this time around. Production comes from Mike Dean, Plain Pat, and Cudi himself. Stream “The Frequency” . . .

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Events Dec 2  |  

BUKU Music & Art Project Lineup Includes Future, Pretty Lights, Kid Cudi, Juvenile

At 6 AM Portland time I wake up to my phone blowing up with messages from the my fellow BUKU festivalgoers. As my eyes are barely functioning, I make out the words “the lineup is out.” Suddenly awake, with my heart racing, I scan BUKU Music + Art Project’s first phase lineup release. Kid Cudi, Pretty Lights, Fetty Wap, Earl Sweatshirt — . . .

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New Music Mar 3  |  

Kid Cudi – “Love”

Kid Cudi once again stuns listeners with an unreleased song off of his recently launched EP, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon. The track, “Love,” is produced by both Cudi himself and long time friend Dot Da Genius. With an aim at comforting lonely hearts, “Love” is a song meant to inspire and motivate. . . .

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Audio Push, Hit-Boy, Kid Cudi, and Kent M$ney – “Scorn”

HS87‘s We The Plug album hit the streets at midnight last night, and they released a new record entitled “Scorn” to help build the anticipation. “Scorn” featuresHit-Boy, Audio Push, Kent M$ney, and Kid Cudi. “Scorn” features emotive, driving production and poignant verses all around. Stream “Scorn” below, and purchase “Scorn” via iTunes.

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Big Boi ft. Kid Cudi & Stevie Wonder – “Part Time Hater”

Big Boi continues to drop quality releases every Monday, and “Part Time Hater” is no exception, recruiting superstar Kid Cudi and legend Stevie Wonder for a mashup that easily stands on its own. This modern cut puts a darker spin on Stevie Wonder’s “Part Time Lover,” which originally released in 1985. Cudi and Big Boi . . .

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New Music Dec 17  |  

Kid Cudi – “Satellite Flight”

An unexpected new track by Kid Cudi entitled “Satellite Flight” just dropped on Soundcloud, much to the surprise of all but a few. The Cleveland superstar’s dark, moody, imaginative vibes are a perfect fit for a late night jam session.  This track will be featured on his forthcoming EP of the same name. Stream “Satellite . . .

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Bilingual emcee MRG is ready to bring his Dominican influenced sound to the world (Interview)

Hip-hop is never devoid of creativity. To turn heads in 2017, artists have to stand out from the pack with a new spin on the genre, superior musical ability, or some other method of trendsetting. Latino emcee MRG, who hails from Queens, stands poised to make his own mark. The Westvilla Music signee has released . . .