Kid Cudi Plans to Start New Label

It’s been just a month since Kid Cudi returned to Twitter, and he’s wasted no time using it to get out his message. On Saturday (February 26), he announced via the microblogging site that he was splitting with his longtime partners Patrick “Plain Pat” Reynolds and producer Emile Haynie as well as dissolving the label he started with them in 2009, Dream On.

He explained that although he has parted ways with the duo, he harbors no bad feelings and is still aligned with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label.

“GOOD music affiliate for life, as far as my movement, [I] have to lead it,” he wrote on his account. “[Can't] expect people to have the same morals as me. [Plain] Pat and Emile are doing their own thing, [I] wish them well. I have a [different] vision, for music, for the world. [I am] still with GOOD music, with that being said [I'm] just changin my side of things up a bit.”

He then added that his new label, which will be formed with his longstanding collaborator Dot Da Genius, will be distributed through his deal with Universal Motown.

Cudder says that although he has a name for the label, he is holding off announcing it until he is able to “lock it in contractually first.”

Musically, Cudi doesn’t expect the change to alter much. “[T]he jams will be the same, but more real and true to me,” he promised, adding that he’s “always fuckin with [Y]eezy, for life. [P]eriod. [A] true friend.”

Plain Pat was unavailable for comment as of press time.

Stay tuned to as more details about Kid Cudi’s new label emerge. —Adam Fleischer

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  • jfl11

    pff Cudi man… dude is delusional… tweeted about 10 times in a row the other day basically saying Man on the Moon 2 was great, and all of his critics were wrong… when everything the critics were saying was clearly true… his style is totally boring, he doesn’t have the formula to make a great album let alone a good one. forget this dude

    • Nate

      I hate to tell you this, but it only got negative reviews from a few places. On the whole people considered it to be a solid album. Go listen to more Wayne and cry moar.

      • swype-matic

        It seems like people who ride Cudi’s nuts don’t actually listen to him. Sure, Wayne sucks rat ass, but Cudi is boring as fuck, more monotone than Drake, and honestly doesn’t even rap, he just randomly talks and his words happen to rhyme. Production on the other hand, is top notch all the time. I’d get a Cudi instrumental album WAY before an actual album of his.

  • Tyrannical T

    Cudi is no doubt his own man. delusional? no. He is not your everyday rapper. And for the record Man on the Moon 2 was pretty good. Complete Album.

  • FloidaSwag

    Man fuck yall…….Cudi do u bruh!!!!!! When a muthafucka different , he misunderstood an considered crazy!!!!!! Im down with u Mr. Rager!!!!!!!

  • dynamicproducer

    dont know about this

  • No Name

    I hate it when people branch off from labels to start labels and then an artist on that label starts a label. A sub-par artist at that. Like, who really gives a shit what your shoe-shiner’s weed carrier has to say?