109+ Best Kid Cudi Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. Profoundly inspirational Kid Cudi quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous Kid Cudi Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

I’m a wizard and I know it. – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

I am happy, thats just the saddest lie – Kid Cudi

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

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

It’s true that the pain makes people change – Kid Cudi

The ones that make it complicated never get congratulated – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

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

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 – Kid Cudi

I love Sweden. In Sweden, the women are just so hot. Their vibe is so amazing. You feel like every girl out there was genetically altered to just be hot. I did not see one ugly woman out there, it was just a line of continuously hot girls. – 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. – 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. – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

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. – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

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

I’m on the pursuit of happiness, and I know, Everything that shine ain’t always gonna be gold, Hey, I’ll be fine once I get it, I’ll be good… – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

You’d commit suicide trying to read my mind – Kid Cudi

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

Learn from this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Hell does have an exit, and I found it. For those who are still looking for a way out, I left the door open and I’ll be waiting for whoever wants to grow with me. – Kid Cudi

Everything that shines ain’t always gonna be gold – Kid Cudi

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

The end is never the end. A new challenge awaits. A test no man could be prepared for. A new hell he must conquer and destroy. A new level of growth he must confront himself. The machine in the ghost within. This is the journey of the man on the moon. – Kid Cudi

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

People are going to wonder why you’re trying to be different; it’s just a natural instinct. If I was to walk down the street in a kilt, then dudes would wonder why I’m doing that, they’d think I was different or gay. It’s natural for people to point fingers. That’s my whole reason for trying to switch things up; don’t judge a book by it’s cover. – 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. – 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. – 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

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

‘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

These things were happening in my life where I was like, ‘Man, I wish my pops was here to see this.’ I never had those thoughts before fame, when my life was just a regular life. I wasn’t saying, ‘I wish my dad could be around and see me working at Applebee’s.’ – Kid Cudi

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

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

I’m a goofball and a comedian – Kid Cudi

I hate playing the bass, bro. I’ve been playing the bass because it’s there and I don’t want anyone else to play it. – Kid Cudi

The devil tryna rip out my soul. Lost my soul. – 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

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

I’m trying to change the world. – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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. – Kid Cudi

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

I’m usually always thinking about the cons. – Kid Cudi

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gentle with the drugs, heavy with the love – Kid Cudi

I’m confident in my art. – Kid Cudi

If somebody feels a certain way about me and I feel like they’re misunderstanding me, I don’t need to explain myself. I just try to shy away from it and just pretend like it never happened, and try to rekindle the friendship and let him know that its not like that. – Kid Cudi

For even in hell, I still have faith, To one day be free with my father at the gates, But make no mistakes, Ill show you what time takes, To be a success on earth, mixed with all the hate, I stand on my pivot, my life you cannot live it For the things that Ive seen have been too damn explicit. – Kid Cudi