1. Rock The Bells 2013: Eazy-E's Hologram Takes Over Day 1

    September 08, 2013 10:58 AM EDT Hip-hop newcomers, veterans, and even the deceased, aligned for this year's Rock the Bells festival returning back to the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA Saturday (Sept. 7). With more than two dozen acts on the bill, day one w ...

  2. Kid Cudi Is 'No Longer On G.O.O.D. Music'

    April 02, 2013 6:37 PM EDT Kid Cudi took advantage of his interview with L.A.'s Power 106 to announce that he's no longer on Kanye West's imprint, G.O.O.D. Music. "I’m announcing that I’m no longer on G.O.O.D. Music. And this is something that no one kno ...

  3. Kid Cudi Blasts Label Again: 'Where's My F**kin Spins???'

    January 08, 2013 7:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Nearly one year after Kid Cudi slammed Universal Republic on Twitter for shipping what he considered to be a low number of physical copies of his psych-rock "WZRD" album, the Cleveland rapper has once again tweeted his frustrations toward ...

  4. 2013 Grammy Awards: Dance Recording, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:16 AM EST it was a banging, banner year for EDM, as the beat of club culture infiltrated the mainstream best dance recording "Le7els" Avicii LABEL: Levels/Atom Empire/Interscope PRODUCERS: Tim Bergling, Ash Pournouri MIXER: Tim Bergling From Super ...

  5. Four-Play: Kid Cudi, Swizz Beatz, Angel Haze & Game

    November 06, 2012 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi raises the red cup to his directorial debut, Game shows his appreciation for everything Christian, Angel Haze revamps a Missy Elliott classic, and Swizz Beatz , Chris Brown & Ludacris pop bottles like its their birthdays. Check out four ...

  6. Kid Cudi Joins 'Two Night Stand' Romantic Comedy

    October 15, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi has joined the cast of "Two Night Stand," the indie romantic comedy starring Analeigh Tipton and Miles Teller. The Max Nichols directorial debut is of two people who meet online and get together for a one-night stand. The couple g ...

  7. Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 on Hot 100 with 'One More Night'

    September 19, 2012 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1 in its lucky 13th week on the chart. P!nk and fun. , meanwhile, top the Radio Songs and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previously ...

  8. 'Night' Moves: Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 On Hot 100 Chart

    September 19, 2012 4:24 PM EDT Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1 in its lucky 13th week on the chart. P!nk and fun., meanwhile, top the Hot 100 Airplay and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previo ...

  9. G.O.O.D. Music, 'Cruel Summer': Track-By-Track Review

    September 18, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's not that Kanye West ever stops working, because he doesn't; it's that when he's released new music it's as if he's been gone for a minute. Each release is an event. Even 'Ye's G.O.O.D. Friday songs -- whi ...

  10. Kid Cudi Debuts First 'Indicud' Song, 'Just What Iam': Listen

    August 13, 2012 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Old habits die hard. Kid Cudi isn't an exception to the rule based off his latest single, " Just What Iam ." Produced by Cudi himself, "Just What Iam" expresses his desire to reach a higher place. Both Cudi and King Chip (fo ...

  11. G.O.O.D. Music To Release 'Cruel Summer' Album in September

    July 23, 2012 6:16 PM EDT Those looking forward to a 'Cruel Summer' in August, as per Pusha T, will have to wait a little longer -- but not too long. The anticipated G.O.O.D. Music compilation album will be available digitally and through retailers on September 4 ...

  12. G.O.O.D. Music To Release 'Cruel Summer' Album in September

    July 23, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye's team also graces the cover of Complex's August/September issue. Those looking forward to a 'Cruel Summer' in August, as per Pusha T , will have to wait a little longer. Not too long, though. The anticipated G.O.O.D. Music ...

  13. Kid Cudi to Channel 'The Chronic 2001' on 'Indicud' Album

    June 05, 2012 9:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi will return with "Indicud," his third solo album, the MC tweeted on Tuesday. "My new album is entitled 'indicud,' it will be my version of The Chronic 2001, some songs i'll produce, others i'll feat &/ ...

  14. MTV Movie Awards Ups the Music With Martin Solveig, Black Keys

    May 30, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fun. and Wiz Khalifa Will Also Perform on the June 3 Show Even the MTV Movie Awards will be influenced by electronic dance music this year, as Martin Solveig join the list of musicians that will be performing at the event. The "Hello" hitm ...

  15. Chart Juice: B.o.B Earns R&B/Hip-Hop Albums No. 1

    May 10, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B debuts his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," at the No. 1 spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with 76,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The No. 1 launch mirrors the debut of his first album, "B.o.B Presents: The Ad ...

  16. 'The Hunger Games' Soundtrack: Track-By-Track Review

    March 20, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a global literary phenomenon (soon to be a global movie phenomenon), "The Hunger Games" is dazzlingly personal. The story of Katniss Everdeen sacrificing herself for her sister, battling in the Hunger Games and doing anything she can t ...

  17. Roots Picnic 2012 Lineup: Kid Cudi, Wale, James Murphy Performing

    March 16, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi , Wale , De La Soul and James Murphy are among the top-line acts at the 2012 Roots Picnic, the annual Philadelphia festival hosted by city music legends the Roots . Now in its fifth year, the event has expanded from one day to two, invading ...

  18. Kid Cudi on WZRD Chart Success: 'I'm Not Out Here Taking Crazy Pills'

    March 09, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "WZRD," the experimental psych-rock collaboration between Cleveland rapper Kid Cudi and producer Dot Da Genius, notched the only top 10 debut on this week's Billboard 200 , landing at No. 3 with 66,000 copies sold, according to Nielse ...

  19. Kid Cudi Slams 'Weak Ass Label' Over Handling of Rock Album

    February 29, 2012 9:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Believes Universal Republic Undershipped 'WZRD' LP; Retail Experts Call Numbers Realistic After releasing a pair of well-received hip-hop albums, Kid Cudi has switched up his sound with "WZRD," a psych-rock experiment between the ...

  20. Kid Cudi Slams Universal for Low Shipments of His 'WZRD' LP, Retail Experts Call Numbers Realistic

    February 28, 2012 6:53 PM EST Ok so just a heads up, my weak ass label only shipped 55k physicals cuz they treated this like some indie side project tax right off. - Scott Mescudi (@wizardcud) February 28, 2012 So i apologize on behalf of my weak ass major label.And I apologiz ...

  21. Kid Cudi, Dot Da Genius Preview 'WZRD' Album in NYC

    February 24, 2012 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 As Kid Cudi unveiled his debut collaboration with producer, Dot Da Genius, "WZRD," at yesterday's NYC listening (Feb. 23), it was evident he had a few things to get off his chest. Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius Debut First Song off  ...

  22. Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, Kid Cudi Highlight The Hunger Games Soundtrack

    February 14, 2012 2:48 PM EST Fans awaiting the release of The Hunger Games, Lionsgate's adaptation of the extremely popular book by Suzanne Collins, now know what the world of Panem will sound like. The full soundtrack list was released, and, while it leans a bit on the ...

  23. 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack Hits: Swift, Arcade Fire, Miranda Lambert, Decemberists

    February 13, 2012 5:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Following plenty of rumors, the final tracklist for the much-anticipated "Hunger Games" soundtrack, produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett , has been released -- and it does not dissapoint. The soundtrack's first single, "Safe ...

  24. Kid Cudi 'Broke Down' Over Videos From Late Fan

    December 29, 2011 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi fans are used to the alt-rapper's emotional musings, though it was the 'net that got a true dose of Cudi's heart recently. He took to his website to write a heartfelt message after seeing an 18-year-old fan's touching vi ...

  25. Kid Cudi's Alt-Rock Band WZRD Debuts First Song: Listen

    November 22, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi plans to "bring punk rock back with a whole energy and sound" with the first single from WZRD, his alt-rock collaboration with "Day 'n' Nite" producer Dot Da Genius. On Tuesday (Nov. 22), Cudi debuted the first ...

  26. Four-Play: Kid Cudi, The Knux, DJ Drama and Big Sean

    September 08, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi fights back, The Knux chase a model from morning to night, DJ Drama calls on the guys, and Big Sean loves his ladies in bright colors. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Kid Cudi, The Knux, DJ Drama and Big Sean. Kid ...

  27. Four-Play: Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa, Common, Nas & Young Jeezy

    August 12, 2011 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi grows fangs, Wiz Khalifa lets "the party get the best of him," Nas and Common shut eyes and Young Jeezy gets a Gatorade cooler full of money dumped on him. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Kid Cudi, Wiz K ...

  28. 'Watch the Throne' Production Credits Leak, LMFAO and Seal Lend Vocals: Report

    July 19, 2011 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 In just two weeks 'Watch the Throne' will be in the hands of many. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's highly anticipatated collaborative album is slated to debut digitally on August 1st and hit shelves August 5th, according to USA Today . ' ...

  29. Kid Cudi Stops in NY for 'The Cud Life Tour': Watch

    July 07, 2011 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night (July 7), on the breezy banks of the East River, Kid Cudi made a stop at the Williamsburg Waterfront in New York for 'The Cud Life Tour.' Before Cudi hit the stage, Chip tha Ripper opened the show with the Manhattan skyline as a ...

  30. Song Premiere: Consequence Debuts New Track, 'On My Own,' Feat. Kid Cudi

    July 07, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Consequence is ready for his due. For the past few months, the former affiliate of G.O.O.D. Music has been garnering attention for his comments about his relationship with Kanye West . After a fall out with Kanye West, which he speaks of further in ...

  31. Kid Cudi Drops 'Perfect' 2 Be Continuum Track, 'Marijuana' Video

    June 01, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before releasing the latest visual for sophomore album "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager," Kid Cudi unveiled the first piece of music from 2 Be Continuum, his rock-leaning new project with producer Dot Da Genius. "Perfect I ...

  32. Kid Cudi Splits With Label and Managers, Starts New Label

    February 28, 2011 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 G.O.O.D. Music rapper Kid Cudi took to his Twitter over the weekend to announce his split with managers Patrick "Plain Pat" Reynolds and Emile Haynie, as well as the demise of previous joint label Dream On and plans to launch a new record ...

  33. Kid Cudi To Release Rock Album, New Mixtape

    January 27, 2011 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi took to his Twitter yesterday (Jan. 26) to announce that he will be releasing a rock album titled "Wizard," as well as a new mixtape, "A Man Named Scott," this summer. Check out his tweets below. Are you excited? I am. C ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Foo Fighters Release Album Teaser, Halle Berry Not Playing Aretha Franklin

    January 18, 2011 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Foo Fighters Unleash New Album Teaser Foo Fighters have hinted at the sound of their seventh studio album with a 30-second online teaser of a new song. The intense cut fe ...

  35. Kid Cudi Gives Inspirational Speech On 'One Tree Hill'

    December 01, 2010 3:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi is taking his acting chops around the small screen. Cudder appeared on CW's "One Tree Hill" and gave a motivational speech to singer Laura Izibor 's character "Erin" on her singing talent. Watch the clip below. ...

  36. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Kid Cudi, Cee Lo Green, Trey Songz

    November 19, 2010 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi breaks open at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his sophomore set "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager" as the title moves 169,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His debut "Man on the Moon: The End of the ...

  37. Far East Movement's 'G6' Returns to No. 1 on Hot 100

    November 18, 2010 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following a two-week break, Far*East Movement's "Like a G6," featuring Cataracs & Dev, returns to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for its third cumulative week at No. 1. The song was removed from the perch two weeks ago by Ke$ha& ...

  38. Kid Cudi Gets 'Wasted Like The White Boys'

    November 01, 2010 1:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi has given up on other things, but clearly not liquor. A wasted Cudder was caught by the Hollywood.TV cameras stumbling and needing assistance to make it to his car after coming out of the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. Somebody had a good ti ...

  39. UPDATE: Kid Cudi Performing Two Days of Community Service

    September 27, 2010 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 K id Cudi was given an ACD (adjournment in contemplation of dismissal) on the condition that he perform two days of community service following his drug-related arrest in June, a spokesperson for the Manhattan District Attorney tells Billboard.com. ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Disappointed by Senate, Kanye Talks Obama Insult

    September 22, 2010 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Responds to Failed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal After the proposed repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell&quo ...

  41. Kid Cudi Opens Up About Cocaine Use, Failed Lady Gaga Tour

    September 17, 2010 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite breaking out with his debut album and role on HBO's "How To Make It in America," the past year has been pretty rough for Kid Cudi . On the eve of his sophomore album "Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager," the ...

  42. Eminem and Rihanna Still No. 1 on Hot 100, Cee Lo's 'F**k You' Debuts

    September 02, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Eminem loses his No. 1 standing on the Billboard 200, he remains perched atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week with "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna . The song tops Radio Songs for a fourth frame, improving to 159 mi ...

  43. Kanye West Performs New Tracks At Private NYC Event

    August 13, 2010 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York City proved once again why it's considered the city that never sleeps last night (Aug. 12), as top hip-hop artists held events around town. But one of the most celebrated ones was Kanye West 's secret show at the Lower East Side&# ...

  44. Lady Gaga Earns Record 13 MTV VMA Nominations, Eminem Nabs Eight

    August 03, 2010 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga has earned a record-breaking 13 MTV VMA nominations, the network announced today (Aug. 3). The pop star's "Bad Romance" video is up for Video of the Year, Best Pop Video, Best Female Video and Best Dance Video, among other ...

  45. Kid Cudi Plays Bonnaroo Despite New York Arrest

    June 12, 2010 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 K id Cudi arrived in Manchester, Tenn. late last night (June 12) and made it onstage for his scheduled 2 a.m. slot at Bonnaroo, despite being arrested in New York City earlier in the day. Bonnaroo Main | Bonnaroo 2010 Photos 10 Awesome Bonnaroo Mome ...

  46. Kid Cudi Held At Gunpoint By LAPD

    December 22, 2009 7:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Kid Cudi was held at gunpoint by police in Los Angeles Tuesday (Dec. 21), in a case of mistaken identity that occurred just one week after the rapper left his opening slot on Lady Gaga's Monster Ball tour . Cudi, whose real name is Scott Mescud ...

  47. Illfonics Hope Kid Cudi Production Sends Them Over The 'Moon'

    October 07, 2009 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last month, producer Matt Friedman got his first taste of the upper tier of the Billboard 200 when Kid Cudi 's debut album, "Man on the Moon: The End of Day," for which he produced a track titled "Enter Galactic," entered at ...

  48. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200, Muse And Kid Cudi Bow High

    September 23, 2009 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z remains in the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, with his new album "The Blueprint 3" shifting 298,000 copies (down 37%) in its second week. The set bowed atop the list last week with 476,000 . Traditionally, No. 1-debut ...

  49. Jay-Z Still Reigns On Billboard 200

    September 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z remains in the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, with his new album "The Blueprint 3" shifting 298,000 copies (down 37%) in its second week. The set bowed atop the list last week with 476,000. Traditionally, No. 1-debut ...

  50. Obama Calls Kanye A 'Jackass,' Kid Cudi Drops Debut

    September 15, 2009 5:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this Tuesday edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard, Barack Obama lays down the hammer on Kanye West and Kid Cudi drops his debut. After an interview with ABC's Terry Moran, President Obama called Kanye West a " ...

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