Five Artists We’d Like to See Signed to Kid Cudi’s Wicked Awesome Label

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Kid Cudi has been a big fan of MGMT for a long time – the neo-psychedelic band has been his inspiration for most of his earliest works.

“MGMT inspired me to take my mind on a whole new creative plain. What I think is the most magical thing about MGMT is when you listen to it, it sounds like these dudes found a time machine and went back to the late ’60s and early ’70s and made this album and came back,” he said in a recent Complex interview.

Cudder collaborated with them on “Pursuit of Happiness” for his album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day. He even sampled MGMT’s “Congratulations” on his newest single, “Immortal,” which is one of the singles off his forthcoming album.

“Ok, so here’s what I did. I took one of my favorite bands MGMT’s song “Congratulations”, put it in reverse, sped it up, and produced over it,” he said over Twitter. “Thank You so much to MGMT for clearing the sample. LOVE YOU GUYS!!”

With such a close relationship, we wouldn’t be surprised if Cudi approached the duo to become part of his new venture.

  • http://twitter.com/schrockboy Jordan Schrock

    chance the rapper

  • Eagle21

    King Chip?

    • http://www.facebook.com/taylor.thomas.566790 Taylor Thomas

      He’s from Clevland he’s a rapper

    • JuanLaker_24

      Already on the label I believe…

  • Mihai Catalin

    david ****ing guetta? are you ****ing kidding me?

  • Devin H.

    these articles are clearly writing by people who know nothing about music industry or placing artist w. labels… why would TNGHT, David Guetta or MGMT need to sign w/ Kid Cudi? Be real. You guys should do more research.

  • East

    odd future? haha far fetch but would be interesting

  • Gerry Guerra

    I like the line up. & King Chip has already locked up his spot on the label.

  • JuanLaker_24

    Please no DAVID GUETTA!!!!!

  • SBallin

    childish gambino!!! are you serious he def gotta be there