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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

Big Boi and Kid Cudi Claim ‘She Hates Me’ in New Collab

When your bowling league name is "Bitch Killer," as Big Boi told SPIN last week, there's a good chance that a lady or two in…
Chris Martins / December 3, 2012

G.O.O.D. Music, ‘Cruel Summer’ (G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam)

Everything about Cruel Summer, the first compilation album from Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music crew, should play like a victory lap — run in Oscar De…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 17, 2012

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music ‘Cruel Summer’ Leak: Our Impulsive Reviews

Some version of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer leaked last night. Here, five SPIN editors give their hasty and completely impulsive opinions... (which we…
SPIN Staff / September 13, 2012

Play Kanye West G.O.O.D. Music ‘Cruel Summer’ Leak Bingo

Kanye West has been promising to finally drop his G.O.O.D. label's first comp, Cruel Summer for about a year now. Since Mother Nature has a…

5 Things SPIN Learned About Big Boi’s ‘Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors’

Thursday afternoon at MSR Studios, just off of Manhattan's Times Square, Big Boi, Sir Lucious Left Foot himself, sidled up to the studio's recording console…
Luke McCormick / July 20, 2012

Rock the Bells 2012 Lineup: Missy Elliott, Bone Thugs, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Organizers Guerilla Union announced the lineup last night for this year's Rock the Bells three-stop festival series, which is stacked with several generations of hip-hop…
Devon Maloney / May 16, 2012

Kid Cudi Demands Whiskey on Obama-Sampling ‘Dennis’

Kid Cudi was last seen putting out a tepid "alternative rock" album as part of his WZRD collaboration with "Day 'N' Nite" producer Dot da…
Marc Hogan / April 26, 2012

WZRD, ‘WZRD’ (Wicked Awesome/HeadBanga/Universal Republic)

WZRD is Kid Cudi and "Day 'N' Nite" producer Dot da Genius’ so-called "alternative rock" project. While that term signified something during the indie/collegiate/grunge takeover…
Brandon Soderberg / March 8, 2012

Kid Cudi’s WZRD Make Shaky TV Debut With Smooth ‘Teleport’

Kid Cudi, in his WZRD duo with longtime producer Dot Da Genius, is a rapper making rock music, but that doesn't mean his new music…
Marc Hogan / March 7, 2012

Kid Cudi Calls ‘WZRD’ ‘Bright and Positive,’ Then Flips at Party

Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius' rock'n'roll album WZRD drops today, and the duo told the stories behind the disc to Complex, where Cudi talked…
Devon Maloney / February 28, 2012
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