Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known as Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. He gained major recognition with the release of his mixtape "A Kid Named Cudi" in 2008, catching the attention of Kanye West who signed him to GOOD Music. Kid Cudi has since released six studio albums and has worked with prominent artists such as Jay Z and Mary J. Blige. Known for his originality and emotion in his music, he has amassed a large following among high school students, college students, and stoners alike.
In addition to his music career, Kid Cudi ventured into acting and has appeared in feature films like "Goodbye World" and "Need for Speed." He also made appearances on television shows including "One Tree Hill" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." With his diverse talents as a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, music video director, film composer, and actor; Kid Cudi continues to captivate audiences with his creativity.
Prior to his success in the music industry and acting world, Kid Cudi worked various jobs including folding jumpers at American Apparel & Abercrombie & Fitch along with working at Dean & Deluca.