The New Kid On The Block has signed to Kanye
West’s label and is supporting him on tour
s this is the trendsetters Where are you based right now? If you were in charge for
issue, Flavour had to I’m based in New York because one day, you would…
introduce you to Cleveland this is where I feel the most at Go crazy ‘cos that’s too much
rapper Kid Cudi, who is setting home as far as being comfortable pressure, but I’d more than likely
the pace for a whole new sound. goes and just having all around try and help as many homeless
His music fuses dance, rock, rnb good vibes. I got my peoples here. and needy people as possible.
and hip hop and he is currently
the hottest new hip-hop artist in Where do you want to Obama is…
the US, and has signed to Kanye go professionally? The man! YES WE CAN!
West’s label after catching the Love Where no artist has gone before.
Lockdown artist’s attention with A song that gives you the chills?
the release of his mixtape A Kid The one thing you’ll always (Laughs) Songs shouldn’t give guys
Named Cudi. The singer features remember is… the chills, so that’s maybe a wrong
on Kanye’s latest album and has Life is so short, you have to make choice of words there, but the song
been supporting him on tour. your words important. that gets me the most hyped is
Consequence’s Grammy Family.
The artist whose real name is Scott What’s up with the music
Mescudi is finishing up his debut industry right now? Any message you want to
album for a spring 2009 release. Man, I was just asking myself the send out to the people?
With backing from Kanye and a same thing (laughs). Believe in yourselves and never
knack for creating story-filled, feel stop, no one will ever believe in
good and emotionally conscious The future is… you more than you do yourself.
records, he’s set for big things. Dream on/GOOD music! [Kanye
Flavour met up with him for a quick West’s Get Out Our Dreams label.] www.kidcudi.com
chat in London.
Who are you?
I’m just a man with the gift of song.
Nothing more, nothing less.
How old are you?
I am 24 years old. I’ll be 25 on
January 30th. People tell me I
should make up an industry age
like say I’m 22 or something.
F**k that, I’m 24. So what?
ds by Karina Lidia and Harsh Mag, Photography by lbn Jasper
What’s Kid Cudi about? Do you
have a mission statement?
W Changing the world.
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