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Drake Isn’t Apologizing for Making Fun of Kid Cudi’s Mental Health Struggles

Drake has been the de facto softest man in hip-hop for a strong seven years. This is not a person you'd criticize for "taking it…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

Video: Kid Cudi – “Frequency”

Kid Cudi's video for the brooding "Frequency" is now out. The flick, directed by Cudi himself, is a simplistic five minutes that shows him performing…
Brian Josephs / October 13, 2016

Kid Cudi Has Checked Himself Into Rehab for “Depression and Suicidal Urges”

Last night, Kid Cudi announced on Facebook that he's entered rehab after battling depression and "suicidal urges." "I am not at peace. I haven't been…
Brian Josephs / October 5, 2016

Kid Cudi and Pharrell Go “Surfin'” on New Track

Kid Cudi's sixth studio album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' was originally due out this week, but is held up with sample clearance issues. As consolation, Cudi…
Anna Gaca / October 1, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Kid Cudi Wants Pee-Wee Herman in His New TV Show Pilot

Kid Cudi's artistic ambitions have cycled him through rap, through modeling, through psych-rock, through acting, and now, through TV scriptwriting. Kid Cudi stopped by Talkhouse's Film Podcast…
Brian Josephs / April 21, 2016

Kid Cudi Cancels Tour and Shares New Single, ‘Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven’

Kid Cudi has taken a detour on his "Pursuit of Happiness," as the rapper announced today that he's canceling his upcoming "Especial" tour this winter.
James Grebey / December 2, 2015

Kid Cudi Returns Sounding ‘Confused’ on New Single

Kid Cudi's been promising fans new music for months now — basically since 2013's Indicud — and last night he finally delivered, uploading the guitars-and-bass heavy…
Brennan Carley / August 1, 2015

Kid Cudi Reportedly Berates Crowd, Storms Offstage at OutKast Festival

OutKast's marathon reunion tour still has to roll on through a couple of music festivals in the coming weeks, but this past weekend, an Atlanta…
Colin Joyce / September 29, 2014

Big Boi Mashes Up Kid Cudi and Stevie Wonder on ‘Part Time Hater’

Outkast fans will have to keep waiting for the reunited duo's next album, but at least Big Boi is taking time out of their pre-festival…
Dan Reilly / March 18, 2014

ScHoolboy Q Is No. 1 and Beck Isn’t Far Behind

First! In our own Top Dawg Ent. fan-fiction fantasy, Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q are playfully running the dozens on each other right now. Because…
Chris Martins / March 5, 2014

Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’: Our Impulsive Reviews

Yesterday, Kanye West's highly anticipated Yeezus popped up online. Today, SPIN editors and contributors give their hasty and completely impulsive opinions. Rob Harvilla…
SPIN Staff / June 15, 2013

Who Charted? Phoenix Shall Be ‘Bankrupt!’ No More!

First! Michael Bublé. Meh-kel Boo-blah. To Be Loved. 195,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. No. 1. You aren't interested in that crap (except maybe for Mother's Day)…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013

Kid Cudi, ‘Indicud’ (Republic)

Will Kid Cudi ever find true happiness? That dilemma lies at the crux of Indicud, an album that the mercurial rapper has claimed in interviews…
Mosi Reeves / April 19, 2013

Kid Cudi Put Michael Bolton on His New Album ‘INDICUD’

Frank Ocean collaborated with John Mayer on channel ORANGE, and for a second there, a few folks believed that Tyler, the Creator was working with…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013
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