KiD CuDi “A Kid Named Cudi” Mixtape Download & Stream
10Deep sponsored this breakout mixtape from artist KiD CuDi featuring his smash single “Day & Night.” This tape has features from Wale and Chip The Ripper. Production was handled by Record Producer Plain Pat.
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, often stylized (KiD CuDi), is an American alternative hip hop recording artist, singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. Kid Cudi was born in Cleveland, Ohio and grew up in Shaker Heights and Solon. He is the youngest of four children, with two brothers, Domingo and Dean, and a sister, Maisha. 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 African-American.
Kid Cudi first gained major attention after the release of his debut mixtape A Kid Named Cudi (2008). In 2009, his single “Day ‘n’ Nite” reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. “Day ‘n’ Nite” was included on his mixtape as well as his debut studio album Man on the Moon: The End of Day (2009), which was later certified Gold. In 2010 he released his second studio album Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, preceded by the release of two singles “Erase Me” and “Mr. Rager“.
In 2009, Cudi along with record producers Patrick “Plain Pat” Reynolds and Emile Haynie launched their record label, Dream On, in partnership with Kanye West‘s GOOD Music and Universal Motown. On February 26, 2011, Cudi took to his Twitter account to announce that the label had been dissolved due to differences. In April 2011, while performing at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom Kid Cudi announced he was launching his own label: Wicked Awesome Records. Kid Cudi has sold over 4.6 million digital singles and has worked with Kanye West, Common, David Guetta and other artists signed to the GOOD Music label.
Kid Cudi was a prominent songwriter and featured artist on Kanye West‘s fourth album, 808s & Heartbreak (2008), 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. Cudi was then tipped as an artist to watch for in media such as Rolling Stone, Vibe, The Source, XXL and BBC News‘s Sound of 2009 poll of up-and-coming acts. MTV News also reported on Cudi on a series of reports MCs To Watch In 2009.
His first television appearance was at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, alongside Travis Barker and DJ AM. 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. 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. He has also appeared as a musical guest on the Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
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