Kanye West Asks Crowd to Sing for Kid Cudi at Saint Pablo Show
Kanye West's Saint Pablo tour continues to float on, stopping in Los Angeles Tuesday evening (Oct. 25). Earlier this month it was reported that Kid Cudi had checked into an L.A. rehabilitation facility and with Cudder in mind, Kanye asked the crowd to sing the hook to "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1" which Cudi sings, in unison.
"So Cudi, he in rehab right now, but he got a number one song on the radio and I want you to sing so he can hear it," Kanye says in the above clip posted to Twitter. "I want him to hear that. Cudi, you hear them?" While "Father Stretch My Hands" isn't quite no. 1, it does sit third on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, Cudi's portion one of the more iconic moments on the track.
The dedication from Kanye comes just a few weeks after he called Cudi his brother and "the most influential artist of the past 10 years." In mid-September, Kanye had responded to a Cudi Twitter rant in which he said "Ye, Drake, whoever. These niggas dont give a fuck about me. And they aint fuckin with me," by saying onstage, “Kid Cudi, don’t ever mention ‘Ye name. I birthed you."
Kanye has obviously changed his tune, using the L.A. crowd to demonstrate his support of Cudi. Drake meanwhile has been less sympathetic, sending shots Cudi's way on his recently released "Two Birds, One Stone." Speaking with The Breakfast Club yesterday, comedian Pete Davidson said that Cudi is "in pretty good spirits." Peep footage from Tuesday night's Saint Pablo show up above and down below.
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