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108 Motivational Quotes By Kid Cudi That Will Get You Out Of The Rut

Famous As: Rapper who Rose to Fame with His Debut Mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi'
Born On: January 30, 1984
Born In: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Age: 38 Years

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, popularly known by namesake Kid Cudi, is a celebrated American actor and recording artist. He shot to fame with the release of his mixtape, ‘A Kid Named Cudi’. This mixtape caught the eye of Kanye West in 2008, who signed Cudi for his ‘GOOD Music’ label. Cudi as a solo artist has till date released six studio albums. Approximately 5.2 million digital singles have been sold by him and he has been associated with the leading names of the showbiz including ‘Snoop Dogg’, ‘Jay Z’, ‘Shakira’, ‘MGMT’, and ‘Mary J’ to name a few. He has a cult-like following among college students and high school students owing to his creativity, originality and emotions that he conveys through his music. We have compiled some thoughts and quotable quotes by the hip-hop artist which contain a world of wisdom. Let us browse through the quotes and sayings by Kid Cudi and see what we can learn from them.

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Ive always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.

Ive always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.

Kid Cudi
My fans will tell you all day that I can rap. That's all I need.

My fans will tell you all day that I can rap. That's all I need.

Kid Cudi
I'm a goofball and a comedian

I'm a goofball and a comedian

Kid Cudi
And I try to piece the puzzle of the universe, Split an eight of shrooms just so I could see the universe !

And I try to piece the puzzle of the universe, Split an eight of shrooms just so I could see the universe !

Kid Cudi
So with the freestyles, I just do it for fun. If I hear something that I like, I'm rapping on it.

So with the freestyles, I just do it for fun. If I hear something that I like, I'm rapping on it.

Kid Cudi
Girls that I dated, it's ok I am not mad yo Unless you stabbed me in the heart, no love ho.

Girls that I dated, it's ok I am not mad yo Unless you stabbed me in the heart, no love ho.

Kid Cudi
Emotion is what hip-hop thrives on. Don't you want your music to have emotion in it? People like to always throw some negative cloud over it. Doesn't even make sense.

Emotion is what hip-hop thrives on. Don't you want your music to have emotion in it? People like to always throw some negative cloud over it. Doesn't even make sense.

Kid Cudi
I don't like to power trip, but when you're a boss you have to fight for certain things.

I don't like to power trip, but when you're a boss you have to fight for certain things.

Kid Cudi
To be considered a celebrity, there's a certain lifestyle that comes with that.

To be considered a celebrity, there's a certain lifestyle that comes with that.

Kid Cudi
I'm an emotional creature. I make music to express that.

I'm an emotional creature. I make music to express that.

Kid Cudi
Dont call me a rapper, I’m an artist. Update your minds. I ‘INCORPORATE’ hip hop elements because I am part MC, but I am all things musical. All things melodically beautiful.

Dont call me a rapper, I’m an artist. Update your minds. I ‘INCORPORATE’ hip hop elements because I am part MC, but I am all things musical. All things melodically beautiful.

Kid Cudi
I'll never get why the earth is a puzzle that i'll never fit.

I'll never get why the earth is a puzzle that i'll never fit.

Kid Cudi
I have to be ahead of myself so I don't just fit into the realm of everybody who sounds like me.

I have to be ahead of myself so I don't just fit into the realm of everybody who sounds like me.

Kid Cudi
I never knew the media would be so interested in my personal life.

I never knew the media would be so interested in my personal life.

Kid Cudi
I'm a wizard and I know it.

I'm a wizard and I know it.

Kid Cudi
I was always the ugly duckling; I never got attention from girls.

I was always the ugly duckling; I never got attention from girls.

Kid Cudi
Struggle is the enemy, but weed is the remedy.

Struggle is the enemy, but weed is the remedy.

Kid Cudi
I'm usually always thinking about the cons.

I'm usually always thinking about the cons.

Kid Cudi
But i was high, when i finally had the chance to see, everything thats pretty aint’ always good for me.

But i was high, when i finally had the chance to see, everything thats pretty aint’ always good for me.

Kid Cudi
If I never am better then Kanye, in my brain, I'm always going to be trying to be, forever and ever until the day that I die.

If I never am better then Kanye, in my brain, I'm always going to be trying to be, forever and ever until the day that I die.

Kid Cudi
It's the same old thing getting lost Day 'N' Nite young and lost in the pain.

It's the same old thing getting lost Day 'N' Nite young and lost in the pain.

Kid Cudi
Don't hold strong opinions about things you don't truly understand.

Don't hold strong opinions about things you don't truly understand.

Kid Cudi
I'm well known because I do music at a professional level, and a certain magnitude.

I'm well known because I do music at a professional level, and a certain magnitude.

Kid Cudi
Blood sweat and tears homie I'm made of it

Blood sweat and tears homie I'm made of it

Kid Cudi
I was definitely high-fiving death a couple of times.

I was definitely high-fiving death a couple of times.

Kid Cudi
Help Kids Not Feel Alone And Stop Kids From Committing Suicide

Help Kids Not Feel Alone And Stop Kids From Committing Suicide

Kid Cudi
Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else's isn't.

Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else's isn't.

Kid Cudi
I'm confident in my art.

I'm confident in my art.

Kid Cudi
The devil tryna rip out my soul. Lost my soul. I'll see you in hell. I see the devil linger on, stuck in my hell.

The devil tryna rip out my soul. Lost my soul. I'll see you in hell. I see the devil linger on, stuck in my hell.

Kid Cudi
I'm a people person when I'm out, but I'm a homebody. I like my time and peace and quiet.

I'm a people person when I'm out, but I'm a homebody. I like my time and peace and quiet.

Kid Cudi
I've got some issues that nobody can see and all of these emotions are pouring out of me I bring them to the light for you it's only right

I've got some issues that nobody can see and all of these emotions are pouring out of me I bring them to the light for you it's only right

Kid Cudi
Snoop [Dog] is my favorite artist of all time. He's someone I look up to.

Snoop [Dog] is my favorite artist of all time. He's someone I look up to.

Kid Cudi
If you wanna help, inspire, uplift, don't point the blame and talk down,

If you wanna help, inspire, uplift, don't point the blame and talk down,

Kid Cudi
Gentle with the drugs, heavy with the love

Gentle with the drugs, heavy with the love

Kid Cudi
In music, you collaborate with people. It's supposed to be a mutually beneficial thing.

In music, you collaborate with people. It's supposed to be a mutually beneficial thing.

Kid Cudi
It's true that the pain makes people change

It's true that the pain makes people change

Kid Cudi
I probably could have gone in depth about a lot of things, but then the album would've been longer. You can't have a short album when you're talking about suicide and cocaine. That's not going to be a short album.

I probably could have gone in depth about a lot of things, but then the album would've been longer. You can't have a short album when you're talking about suicide and cocaine. That's not going to be a short album.

Kid Cudi
The people I met and the places I been Are all what make me the man I so proudly am.

The people I met and the places I been Are all what make me the man I so proudly am.

Kid Cudi
Dim them lights get it in pimp tight do wat i do i lace up my own nikes.

Dim them lights get it in pimp tight do wat i do i lace up my own nikes.

Kid Cudi
And if I die before I wake
I pray the lord my soul to take
But please don't cry
Just know that I have made these songs for you.

And if I die before I wake I pray the lord my soul to take But please don't cry Just know that I have made these songs for you.

Kid Cudi
I am happy, thats just the saddest lie

I am happy, thats just the saddest lie

Kid Cudi
When you try to convince yourself that something doesn't bother you, it usually bothers you more.

When you try to convince yourself that something doesn't bother you, it usually bothers you more.

Kid Cudi
It's definitely the biggest lesson - not to take things personally. But it's also the hardest one.

It's definitely the biggest lesson - not to take things personally. But it's also the hardest one.

Kid Cudi
Wake up, life does get tough. No need to stress, holds you back too much.

Wake up, life does get tough. No need to stress, holds you back too much.

Kid Cudi
Running from your problems is a race you'll never win.

Running from your problems is a race you'll never win.

Kid Cudi
Music Has Been There For Me When No One Else Was And The Only Thing That Stays When Everyone Else Leaves

Music Has Been There For Me When No One Else Was And The Only Thing That Stays When Everyone Else Leaves

Kid Cudi
You don't really care about the trials of tomorrow, rather lay awake in a bed full of sorrow

You don't really care about the trials of tomorrow, rather lay awake in a bed full of sorrow

Kid Cudi
You'd commit suicide trying to read my mind

You'd commit suicide trying to read my mind

Kid Cudi
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 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?

Kid Cudi
If I fall if I die know I lived it to the fullest, if I fall if I die know I lived and missed some bullets

If I fall if I die know I lived it to the fullest, if I fall if I die know I lived and missed some bullets

Kid Cudi
You can always say sorry but the real apology is when you hear the sadness in their voice and see the look in their eyes. And you realize that they have hurt themselves just as much.

You can always say sorry but the real apology is when you hear the sadness in their voice and see the look in their eyes. And you realize that they have hurt themselves just as much.

Kid Cudi
The ones that make it complicated never get congratulated

The ones that make it complicated never get congratulated

Kid Cudi
Everything that shines ain't always gonna be gold

Everything that shines ain't always gonna be gold

Kid Cudi
Not many people are true, fake as the lies they tell

Not many people are true, fake as the lies they tell

Kid Cudi
Always say how you feel because you never know if you'll get the chance again.

Always say how you feel because you never know if you'll get the chance again.

Kid Cudi
I don't love who I am so I'm working on a fix

I don't love who I am so I'm working on a fix

Kid Cudi
Weird itself, even in the dictionary, is just something that is different and unexplainable. A weirdo is someone who follows their heart. Im definitely weird, aint nothing wrong with that.

Weird itself, even in the dictionary, is just something that is different and unexplainable. A weirdo is someone who follows their heart. Im definitely weird, aint nothing wrong with that.

Kid Cudi
In the end they'll judge me anyway, so whatever.

In the end they'll judge me anyway, so whatever.

Kid Cudi
The three things a guy should want to change about his girl is her last name, address and her viewpoint on men.

The three things a guy should want to change about his girl is her last name, address and her viewpoint on men.

Kid Cudi
Never regret something, because at one point everything you did was exactly what you wanted to do. And sometimes that's the hardest thing to realize.

Never regret something, because at one point everything you did was exactly what you wanted to do. And sometimes that's the hardest thing to realize.

Kid Cudi
I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I know, everything that shines ain't always gonna be gold. But I'll be fine once I get it, I'll be good.

I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I know, everything that shines ain't always gonna be gold. But I'll be fine once I get it, I'll be good.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
Have you ever noticed, the saddest person has the most beautiful smile

Have you ever noticed, the saddest person has the most beautiful smile

Kid Cudi
The Moon Will Illuminate My Room And Soon Im Consumed By My Doom

The Moon Will Illuminate My Room And Soon Im Consumed By My Doom

Kid Cudi
You can't judge my choices without understanding my reasons.

You can't judge my choices without understanding my reasons.

Kid Cudi
My mind runs I can never catch it even if I got a head start.

My mind runs I can never catch it even if I got a head start.

Kid Cudi
People say that bad memories cause the most pain, but it's actually the good ones that drive you insane.

People say that bad memories cause the most pain, but it's actually the good ones that drive you insane.

Kid Cudi
I hope they understand that I really understand
 That they don't understand

I hope they understand that I really understand That they don't understand

Kid Cudi
Don't let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.

Don't let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.

Kid Cudi
I just wanna go on more adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow

I just wanna go on more adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow

Kid Cudi
When lifes seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.

When lifes seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.

Kid Cudi
You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.

You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.

Kid Cudi
I like Louis Vuitton accessories, but I'd never wear their clothes. No offense, it's just not my steeze.

I like Louis Vuitton accessories, but I'd never wear their clothes. No offense, it's just not my steeze.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
I went out of my way to make 'Immortal' sound perfect. 'Immortal,' 'Just What I Am,' and 'King Wizard,' those are perfect beats. Not a lot of people can perform on them. I say that meaning they're tailor-made for me.

I went out of my way to make 'Immortal' sound perfect. 'Immortal,' 'Just What I Am,' and 'King Wizard,' those are perfect beats. Not a lot of people can perform on them. I say that meaning they're tailor-made for me.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
I hated suits until I wore a Calvin Klein; they just fit me.

I hated suits until I wore a Calvin Klein; they just fit me.

Kid Cudi
'Gorgeous' was one of those records that, as soon as I heard the beat, I was like, 'Man, this is the one. This is that 'This Can't Be Life' Kanye beat.'

'Gorgeous' was one of those records that, as soon as I heard the beat, I was like, 'Man, this is the one. This is that 'This Can't Be Life' Kanye beat.'

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
My whole thing is just to put out positive messages in the music, give people something that can change their lives.

My whole thing is just to put out positive messages in the music, give people something that can change their lives.

Kid Cudi
I'm trying to change the world.

I'm trying to change the world.

Kid Cudi
I have all these revelations as I'm writing. Each song is like a chapter of my diary.

I have all these revelations as I'm writing. Each song is like a chapter of my diary.

Kid Cudi
I've always felt that because I'm from Cleveland, which isn't recognised as a place for hip-hop, I needed to step it up if I wanted to make myself known.

I've always felt that because I'm from Cleveland, which isn't recognised as a place for hip-hop, I needed to step it up if I wanted to make myself known.

Kid Cudi
I'm very close with my family, so my mom is part of my entourage.

I'm very close with my family, so my mom is part of my entourage.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
I've always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.

I've always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.

Kid Cudi
I like to get one pair of shoes and wear them till they're dirty. Besides, I don't walk - I glide, like butter. Float like a vampire. I'm like Louis Vuitton, but smoother. He wishes he were like me.

I like to get one pair of shoes and wear them till they're dirty. Besides, I don't walk - I glide, like butter. Float like a vampire. I'm like Louis Vuitton, but smoother. He wishes he were like me.

Kid Cudi
I just wanna learn and I wanna grow. I wanna consume as much information as possible. I wanna be great.

I just wanna learn and I wanna grow. I wanna consume as much information as possible. I wanna be great.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
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.

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.

Kid Cudi
My life is like a speeding bullet that just hasn't hit the target yet.

My life is like a speeding bullet that just hasn't hit the target yet.

Kid Cudi

I'm a dude who likes to create music with good feeling. I live like a chameleon through music. It all depends on what the beat tells me to do; that's why you're always gonna get passionate hooks, because I'm feeling the beats and the emotion behind the drums and melodies.

Kid Cudi

I started doing cocaine to get through interviews, 'cause people wanted to know a lot about my personal life and I wasn't prepared for a 60 Minutes interview every time. Doing bumps I was able to get through the day, but then I would smoke weed to calm me down - it was the only way I could get through the day without people noticing I was doing it.

Kid Cudi

My mom missed meals on several occasions because there was only enough food to feed all of us. My mom didn't have a bed until I was 15 years old. She slept on a couch...I remember laying with her, like I used to sleep with my mom until I was like 12. I was a big baby; I'm a momma's boy. But my mom is my best friend, and never let me down, ever.

Kid Cudi

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.

Kid Cudi

There was a moment in time where I was really focused on the Navy and I followed through with it - I passed the test. I was happy with myself because I was accomplishing something and I was really working towards a goal. That was the first true thing I invested my energy in.

Kid Cudi

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.

Kid Cudi

'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.

Kid Cudi

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.

Kid Cudi

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.

Kid Cudi

I like What Goes Around Comes Around for old concert tees. Oh man, I got this 'Sgt. Pepper' cartoon Beatles shirt there; it was, like, $300. I didn't even know how much it cost - I thought it was gonna be, like, $80 at most - till I got to the register and was like, 'Oh mah gawd!' Good Lord. But it's classic vintage rock, you know?

Kid Cudi