A Kid Named Cudi

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A Kid Named Cudi
Mixtape by Kid Cudi
Released July 17, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Hip hop, Alternative hip hop
Length 49:35
Label 10.Deep
Producer Plain Pat & Emile
Kid Cudi chronology
A Kid Named Cudi
(2008)
Man on the Moon: The End of Day
(2009)

A Kid Named Cudi is a 2008 mixtape by Kid Cudi released by New York City street wear company 10. Deep on July 17, 2008.[1][2] The mixtape marked his first official release. Production was handled by Plain Pat and Emile; samples included artists ranging from Outkast to Paul Simon, N.E.R.D to Band of Horses. The mixtape allowed a new progression of Kid Cudi with the release catching the eye of Kanye West, owner of GOOD Music. Scott Mescudi would ultimately be signed to GOOD Music later that year.

Notably the album contains the song Day 'n' Nite, the debut single reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Sample(s) Length
1. "Intro"     0:50
2. "Down & Out"   "Chonkyfire" by Outkast 4:09
3. "Is There Any Love?" (featuring Wale)   3:31
4. "Cudi Get"     2:20
5. "Man on the Moon (The Anthem)"   "Aquarium" by Nosaj Thing 3:27
6. "The Prayer"   "The Funeral" by Band of Horses 3:39
7. "Day 'n' Nite"     3:41
8. "Embrace the Martian"     3:26
9. "Maui Wowi"   "I'm So High" by Grind Mode 2:24
10. "50 Ways to Make a Record"   "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" by Paul Simon 2:55
11. "Whenever"   "Pink & Blue" by Outkast 2:04
12. "Pillow Talk"     3:24
13. "Save My Soul (The Cudi Confession)"   "Who's Gonna Save My Soul Tonight" by Gnarls Barkley 2:03
14. "T.G.I.F." (featuring Chip Tha Ripper)   2:23
15. "Cudi Spazzin'"   "Spaz" by N.E.R.D 3:06
16. "Cleveland Is the Reason"     3:46
17. "Heaven at Nite"   "Tacobel Cannon" by Ratatat 3:17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Kid Named Cudi – Kid Cudi". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved September 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ Shamz (July 17, 2008). "A Kid Named Cudi (Mixtape), Free Download". Okayplayer. Retrieved September 21, 2012.