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

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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.

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

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

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I'm a goofball and a comedian

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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I'm a wizard and I know it.

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

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I'm usually always thinking about the cons.

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Struggle is the enemy, but weed is the remedy.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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Blood sweat and tears homie I'm made of it

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

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Help Kids Not Feel Alone And Stop Kids From Committing Suicide

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I'm confident in my art.

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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

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Gentle with the drugs, heavy with the love

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

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It's true that the pain makes people change

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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.

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

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

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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.

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I am happy, thats just the saddest lie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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You'd commit suicide trying to read my mind

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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?

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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

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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.

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The ones that make it complicated never get congratulated

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Everything that shines ain't always gonna be gold

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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'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.'

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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.

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

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I'm trying to change the world.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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