101 Facts About Kid Cudi

1. Kid Cudi has shared the song "Baptized in Fire", which features Travis Scott.

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2. In June 2012, Kid Cudi was seen in the music video for "Mercy", the lead single from GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer, in which he, along with other GOOD Music recording artists were featured on.

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3. Kid Cudi celebrated his 35th Birthday with pals Kanye, Peted Davidson and Oscar nominated actor, Timothee Chalamet.

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4. Kid Cudi seemed to have a fun time at Nobu in Malibu last night.

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5. Kid Cudi has shared the song "Baptized in Fire", which features Travis Scott.

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6. In June 2012, Kid Cudi was seen in the music video for "Mercy", the lead single from GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer, in which he, along with other GOOD Music recording artists were featured on.

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7. Kid Cudi began rapping and writing his lyrics as a teenager.

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8. Kid Cudi has shared the song "Baptized in Fire", which features Travis Scott.

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9. In June 2012, Kid Cudi was seen in the music video for "Mercy", the lead single from GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer, in which he, along with other GOOD Music recording artists were featured on.

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10. Kid Cudi has since gone on to launch his own record label imprints, the now-dissolved Dream On and current independent label, Wicked Awesome Records.

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11. Kid Cudi has shared the song "Baptized in Fire", which features Travis Scott.

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12. Kid Cudi leaked two songs off the project, "Wedding Tux" and "Judgemental Cunt".

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13. Kid Cudi would go on to reveal a remix of his hit single "Day 'n' Nite, which was briefly previewed on the intro of his 2008 breakout mixtape A Kid Named Cudi, would appear on the EP.

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14. Kid Cudi claimed the song "will make you feel amazing in the heart and soul.

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15. In June 2012, Kid Cudi was seen in the music video for "Mercy", the lead single from GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer, in which he, along with other GOOD Music recording artists were featured on.

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16. Kid Cudi renamed his band on the same occasion to 2 Be Continuum, renaming it from the original Wizard.

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17. Kid Cudi moved to New York City to pursue a music career.

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18. Kid Cudi is the youngest of four children, with two brothers, Domingo and Dean, and a sister, Maisha.

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19. Kid Cudi has since appeared in several feature films, including Goodbye World, Need for Speed (2014), and Entourage (2015).

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20. As the swaying, sunken beat begins, Kid Cudi taps his retro Air Jordan IV Pure Money $ sneakers on the floor.

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21. Throughout the video, Kid Cudi has several hallucinations, such as women taking off their clothes, or dancing for him.

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22. In 2012, in an interview with Complex, Kid Cudi revealed that the 1991 single "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" by Southern hip hop group the Geto Boys, inspired him to write and record "Day 'n' Nite", saying: "My Mind Playing Tricks On Me is my favorite song in the world.

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23. Kid Cudi dedicated his 2013 third album Indicud to him after his death.

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24. On September 29, 2012, Kid Cudi released a podcast where he previewed "King Wizard", a new song he was "very excited about".

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25. Kid Cudi incorporated quotes from his favorite movies into the album, wherever he saw fit.

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26. Kid Cudi starred in a short film called Maniac opposite fellow rapper Cage.

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27. Kid Cudi released his first mixtape in 2008 titled A Kid Named Cudi.

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28. Kid Cudi is originally from Shaker Heights, OH, on the outskirts of Cleveland, where he was born and raised.

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29. Kid Cudi has appeared in the films Goodbye World and Need For Speed.

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30. Kid Cudi has been featured in multiple TV shows, movies, and movie soundtracks.

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31. Kid Cudi was officially signed to Universal Motown in April 2009, becoming Akon, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes' labelmate.

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32. In 2008, Kid Cudi released a mixtape called "A Kid Named Kudi" as a free download.

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33. Kid Cudi was born on January 30, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio by the name Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi.

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34. Kid Cudi had to chase Kanye down to get the security sensor removed.

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35. Kid Cudi has appeared in films such as Goodbye World and Need for Speed, and has made appearances on television shows such as One Tree Hill, The Cleveland Show and the Fox comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

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36. In 2010, Kid Cudi starred in the HBO series How to Make It in America, as part of the main cast, until its cancellation in 2011.

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37. In 2013, Kid Cudi announced his departure from GOOD Music, to focus on Wicked Awesome Records; he left on good terms and is stayed heavily associated with the label.

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38. In 2010, Kid Cudi released his second studio album and the sequel to his first, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr Rager.

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39. In 2009, Kid Cudi's debut single "Day 'n' Nite", reached the top five of the Billboard charts.

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40. Kid Cudi starred as a twisted killer in the 2011 short film, Maniac.

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41. Kid Cudi completed his GED and studied film briefly at the University of Toledo.

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42. Kid Cudi released his first mixtape, A Kid Named See Full Description Complete this captcha to view the lyrics This captcha prevents people from using software to steal these lyrics.

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43. In June 2016, 49 celebrities, including Kid Cudi, honored the 49 victims killed in the Orlando shooting in a video tribute.

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44. Kid Cudi hosted a group of young patients and their families from CHAM, at his sold-out Roseland Ballroom shows in April 2016.

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45. In December 2015, Kid Cudi arranged a dance party for the teenage participants of the Children's Hospital At Montefiore's B-N-Fit program, in the Bronx.

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46. Kid Cudi has been a volunteer for Musicians on Call, a charity with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.

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47. Kid Cudi has since purchased a property in Chicago to be close to his daughter.

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48. In October 2016, Kid Cudi revealed on his Facebook page that he had checked himself into rehabilitation for depression and suicidal urges.

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49. In a 2014 interview, Kid Cudi spoke on his struggles with depression and suicide throughout the years: "I've dealt with suicide for the past five years.

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50. In a March 2013 interview, Kid Cudi talked about how his initial sudden and unexpected fame drove him to alcohol and drugs:.

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51. In that same interview, Kid Cudi said that while he believes in God, he considers himself spiritual but not religious.

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52. Kid Cudi can be seen wearing the jackets in music videos such as "All of the Lights and "Mr Rager".

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53. In the fall of 2011, Kid Cudi released a leather jacket collection in collaboration with the fashion label.

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54. In February 2011, Kid Cudi announced a collaboration with Parisian brand, Surface to Air.

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55. In September 2009, Kid Cudi teamed up with Japanese clothing company BAPE, for a collaboration that saw Cudi's likeness featured on graphic T-shirts, with the Japanese label's mascot, Baby Milo.

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56. Kid Cudi has credited fellow Ohio native Camu Tao, as an influence.

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57. As the in-house disc jockey, Kid Cudi crafted original music for the show and appeared in several skits throughout season four.

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58. In January 2015, Kid Cudi revealed he played a homosexual character in James White: "This was way different than anything else I've ever done.

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59. In February 2014, it was announced Kid Cudi would appear in Entourage, the film adaptation of the popular HBO TV series of the same name.

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60. In January 2013, Kid Cudi was cast in the film adaptation of Need for Speed.

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61. In 2013, it was revealed Kid Cudi would then star in Goodbye World, alongside Adrian Grenier.

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62. In October 2012, it was announced Kid Cudi would star in an indie romantic comedy titled Two Night Stand, alongside Analeigh Tipton and Miles Teller.

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63. On October 31, 2010, Kid Cudi released a short film, directed by Shia LeBeouf, in which he and fellow American rapper Cage, star as French-speaking serial killers.

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64. In 2010, Kid Cudi began starring in the HBO comedy series How to Make It in America, as part of the main cast, being credited by his birth name Scott Mescudi, until its cancellation after two seasons.

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65. In 2010, Kid Cudi made a guest appearance on American television drama One Tree Hill, starring as himself and performing his Man on the Moon II single "Erase Me", during the episode.

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66. On March 1, 2017, Kid Cudi performed the song "Kitchen", with a string orchestra, live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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67. Kid Cudi has shared the song "Baptized in Fire", which features Travis Scott.

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68. On June 1, 2016, Kid Cudi announced that he has two upcoming albums.

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69. On December 1, 2015, Kid Cudi announced the cancellation of his Especial Tour, due to various reasons, such as production and personal issues.

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70. In November 2015 Kid Cudi announced a Especial Tour, that will bring the rapper to various theaters all across the United States.

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71. On October 27, 2015, Kid Cudi announced the new album will be released on December 4, 2015.

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72. On March 3, 2015, Kid Cudi officially released his first song since his album Satellite Flight, was put on the market.

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73. On May 11, 2014 Kid Cudi revealed he would be writing and directing a short film for the Satellite Flight album cut "Balmain Jeans": "Developing a short film for "Balmain Jeans", a story about a spontaneous electric connection between two strangers.

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74. In April 2014, Kid Cudi appeared on the cover of the inaugural issue of Fat Man magazine.

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75. On March 15, 2014, Kid Cudi appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show, where he promoted the album, discussed the state of hip-hop, suicidal thoughts, Need for Speed, and performed the song "Internal Bleeding", from the album.

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76. On March 12, 2014, Kid Cudi released a song titled "Hero", a collaboration with American singer-songwriter Skylar Grey, recorded for the soundtrack to Need for Speed.

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77. On March 4, 2014 Kid Cudi appeared on Chelsea Lately, where he was interviewed by Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe, to promote Satellite Flight and the 2014 film Need for Speed.

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78. In a February 2014 interview with MTV News, Kid Cudi discussed the EP's transition to a full-fledged album and called the project his best work yet: "I'm really excited because it's my best work, and it's a surprise.

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79. On January 27, 2014, Kid Cudi revealed on Twitter that Satellite Flight: Journey to Mother Moon would no longer be an EP, but a full-length album instead.

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80. On November 25, 2013, via his Twitter, Kid Cudi revealed the title of the EP to be Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon.

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81. On October 19, 2013, Kid Cudi revealed "Going to the Ceremony", a song he had released via online audio distribution platform SoundCloud, earlier in July, would be included in the EP.

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82. Kid Cudi revealed he would be producing it alongside Dot da Genius and that frequent collaborator King Chip, would appear on the EP.

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83. In late 2013, Kid Cudi went on tour in support of Indicud on The Cud Life Tour 2013.

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84. Kid Cudi revealed he left the label on good terms, with him saying West respected his decision and will always be "big brother".

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85. On March 14, 2013 Kid Cudi performed at MySpace's South by Southwest secret show in Austin, Texas and after performing his many hits, he previewed a new verse from Indicud.

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86. On June 8, 2012, Kid Cudi announced Indicud, will be a double-disc album.

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87. Kid Cudi was ultimately featured on two songs from the compilation, "The Morning" and a solo track originally meant for Man on the Moon II, titled "Creepers", produced by Dan Black.

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88. In June 2012, Kid Cudi was seen in the music video for "Mercy", the lead single from GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer, in which he, along with other GOOD Music recording artists were featured on.

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89. In April 2012, in Geneseo, New York, Kid Cudi performed before a sold out crowd and premiered a hip hop song, his first since 2010.

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90. In 2012, Kid Cudi was featured on the soundtrack to the film The Hunger Games, crafting an original song for the film titled "The Ruler and the Killer".

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91. In late 2011, Kid Cudi was mentioned in a viral video by vlogger Ben Breedlove, about his near death experiences.

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92. On November 18, 2011 Kid Cudi renamed his band for the second time to WZRD.

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93. On October 30, 2011, Kid Cudi released Maniac, a short horror film co-starring Cage and directed by Shia LaBeouf, through his blog.

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94. Kid Cudi released the music video for his second album's title-track "Mr Rager", on September 8, 2011.

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95. Kid Cudi explained his reasoning saying: "I needed something more original, something different, but it's still wizardry at its finest.

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96. On February 26, 2011, Kid Cudi took to his Twitter account to announce that Dream On, the record label he launched back in 2009 with partners Patrick "Plain Pat" Reynolds and producer Emile Haynie, has been dissolved.

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97. In October 2010, Kid Cudi had announced that he would be forming a rock band with frequent collaborator Dot da Genius, tentatively called Wizard.

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98. On June 11, 2010, Kid Cudi was arrested in the Chelsea neighborhood of the Manhattan borough in New York City and charged with felony criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance.

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99. Kid Cudi teamed up with independent artist Johnny Polygon, to remix Polygon's "The Riot Song", which appears on his mixtape Rebel Without Applause.

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100. In 2010, Kid Cudi was featured on Snoop Dogg's re-release of Malice n Wonderland, titled More Malice, on the lead single "That Tree".

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101. In January 2010, Kid Cudi released Man on the Moon: The End of Days third and final single "Pursuit of Happiness", which was eventually certified platinum by the RIAA.

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