Kid Cudi Quotes.
Some people just don’t want to see change, but thankfully there are a lot of people more optimistic for something new in music, even with the bigger picture like with Obama getting elected.
I hated suits until I wore a Calvin Klein; they just fit me.
‘Just What I Am’ took me all of 10 minutes to make. ‘Immortal’ maybe took 30 minutes. It’s not hard for me. ‘Indicud’ is almost what my first album should have sounded like, had I really been able to channel all of the ideas I had into music.
I’m on the pursuit of happiness, and I know, Everything that shine ain’t always gonna be gold, Hey, I’ll be fine once I get it, I’ll be good…
I’ve always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.
Yeah, but if you’re not doing what everyone else is doing then you’re going to be misunderstood. People are going to wonder why you’re trying to be different; it’s just a natural instinct.
My background is not typical hip-hop. I didn’t grow up in the projects. I grew up in a single family home in a middle-class suburb. That doesn’t mean I didn’t experience hardship, but to me it’s not about that, it’s about the future and where we are trying to take it.
You can’t judge my choices without understanding my reasons.
The tour bus is always fun, and there’s plenty of time to watch movies. Actually, Kanye introduced me to the movie ‘Step Brothers.’ We were sitting there, watching it and clowning around – it was so funny, man.
Learn from this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Hell does have an exit, and I found it. For those who are still looking for a way out, I left the door open and I’ll be waiting for whoever wants to grow with me.
Wake up, life does get tough. No need to stress, holds you back too much.
I like being a consumer. I’ll do collabs with brands I like, only because I would like something free to wear. But I don’t want people to dress like me, which is what you’re asking when you create a brand. The fashion industry’s just a super-duper headache.
My whole thing is just to put out positive messages in the music, give people something that can change their lives.
Don’t let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.
Whatever Kanye tells me, I just try to put it in my little machine and make the perfect solution for it. That’s always our collab formula, and that’s just how ‘Gorgeous’ came about.
In America, we’re kind of lazy. But in New York, it’s one of those places where you see the majority of people hustling. If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere.
These things were happening in my life where I was like, ‘Man, I wish my pops was here to see this.’ I never had those thoughts before fame, when my life was just a regular life. I wasn’t saying, ‘I wish my dad could be around and see me working at Applebee’s.’
You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.
I know it’s easy to imagine, But it’s easier to just do, See, if you can’t do what you imagine, then what is imagination to you?
I have all these revelations as I’m writing. Each song is like a chapter of my diary.
Running from your problems is a race you’ll never win.
I’m not that big a fan of sampling. But I feel like if I’m going to do it, I’m going to do it to where it’s more of a reimagining of a track. The songs that I do utilize samples on, most of it you wouldn’t even be able to tell what it was unless I told you.
My mind runs I can never catch it even if I got a head start.
At the end of the day, you can’t regret it if you were trying. At the end of the day I’m walking with a heart of a lion.
People say that bad memories cause the most pain, but it’s actually the good ones that drive you insane.
I used to take Sharpies and draw on my pillowcases, and then go to sleep on them and wake up with red marker from the drool all on my face.
Once I accomplish one thing and I’m satisfied, I try something else. I may be 50 and doing something totally outside of music and acting. Maybe I’ll become a kindergarten teacher.
You’d commit suicide trying to read my mind
When lifes seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.
The world that I am coming from, hip-hop, is so regurgitated and repetitive that some people are used to that and they don’t want change, they don’t like change. And I get that, that’s cool. Luckily for me, I’m confident in myself as an artist where I can do what I want, and as long as I’m cool with it, I’m cool with it.