Kid Cudi: Biography and music career

Published At: 05 April 2020 , 06:15 PM


Kid Cudi is a hip hop artist from Cleveland. In 2008, he released his debut mixtape "A Kid Named Cudi" and attracted the attention of Kanye West. After dating, he offered a contract with GOOD Music. Kadi co-authored the recordings of "808's & The Heartbreak". His debut single, "Day N Nite," became a hit, selling itself in platinum. Scott's first album was released in 2009 and was called "Man on the Moon: The End of Day." The release received "gold" and was well-received by fans and critics, and the next year received a sequel - "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager. "This release has also become gold and is currently Cadder's most successful release. In 2012, together with Dot Da Genius, he released the album "WZRD," recorded in the genre of "alternative rock." In 2013, his third studio album, "Indicud," was released - the last on GOOD Music. After that, Kadi left the label and, in 2014, released "Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon."

Nowadays, Kadi has completely plunged into experiments and released the album "Speedin 'Bullet 2 Heaven" in 2015, which has practically nothing to do with rap, but already in 2016, he returned to his classic style with the release of "Passion, Pain, And Demon Slayin."


While still very young, Scott moves to the vicinity of New York, so as not to fade away in the fading Cleveland. Through a mutual acquaintance, he had the opportunity to meet with the then-unknown producer of Dot Da Genius. These two worked at the end of the day and night to make the public think about them;

Kid Cadi played a leading role in the series How to Succeed in America, produced by Mark Wahlberg, and also played the role of a maniac in the short film Maniac, directed by his friend Shia LaBeouf. Kid Kadi admitted that he always wanted to be an actor before becoming a singer;

In 2009, he met with model Jamie Baratta, they had a daughter, Wada, in 2010, but in 2012, Kadi and Jamie broke up;

He has a sister and two brothers;

In addition to rap, he plays the guitar and sings, and also acts in films;

His first appearance on television was in 2008 at the MTV Video Music Awards. On February 17, 2009, he appeared on the Snoop Dogg MTV talk show Dogg After Dark with the song "Day 'n' Nite";

In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine included him in the top five of the best indie hip-hop artists of the year. By then Kid Koody had only one mixtape "A Kid Named Cudi" and one single "Day 'n' Night," from which the singer's fame began;

Draws inspiration from alternative hip hop like The Pharcyde and A Tribe Called Quest;

He believes in God, but does not consider himself a religious person;