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The Kid wants errybody out there to know that he was merely having a moment when he was talking all that retirement ‘ish.
Kid Cudi nearly missed a SXSW show he had booked in Austin, Texas this week. Actually, the promoters thought he was a no-show, and told a booing crowd the bad news. However, the Ohio rapper showed up just in the nick of time, after missing his flight.
When Cudi finally got there, he was feeling the love from the crowd so much, he retracted statements he made via his official blog (KidCudi.com), that he would retire after his debut album finally hit stores.
According to Cudi, he was have a Spiderman moment.
“You remember when Spiderman didn’t want to be Spiderman no more? Cause his personal life was so f***ed up,” Kid Cudi asked a SXSW crowd, “but he was just, like, killing sh** as Spiderman? That’s how I felt. I was killing sh** as Kid Cudi, but my personal life was still so f***ed up.
“I understand that I need ya’ll and ya’ll need me, so I can’t stop. No more retirement, I’m hear to stay now,” he added.
Earlier this week, the rapper posted a blog entry titled “iam sorry,” where he revealed plans to retire. In the post, he detailed his frustrations with the politics of the industry (aka the shadiness) and explained that he couldn’t deal with it any longer.
“The drama that comes with [being an artist] is more overwhelming than the sh** I was dealing wit when I was piss poor broke,” Cudi wrote. “My friends get mad at me, say I’ve changed, one of the only homies I got in this game, Wale, is worried about me cuz of sh** he hears. Like WTF?”
Despite the brief moment of weakness, the rapper says he’s not going anywhere, and plans — as of right now — to go on with a long, fruitful career.
“F*** all that extra sh**, I don’t know what I was on,” Cudi said, referring to his blog post.
Quit kiddin’ around so much, nucca. It’s time to get serious about this paper.
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