Kid Cudi discusses the features on his upcoming album, "indicud," as well as producing his own music for the LP.
Kid Cudi has been slowly leading up to his album, indicud, by dropping singles along the way and smallÂ amountsÂ of information on the LP. However, it doesn't seem like he's in full promo mode justÂ yet. The G.O.O.D. music rapper shared some more details about the anticipated album with Billboard the other day, and revealed some of the features.
One of those features is Kendrick Lamar, which K. Dot had previously spoke on, but now were hearing it from Cudder himself. Another twoÂ mentioned by Cudi are RZAÂ and Too Short. A$AP Rocky is also a potential candidate for feature on inidcud.Â
"Iâve done a lot of collabs with people that, on paper, people are going to be like, 'Oh shit!' Itâs already been put out there that I did a song with Too Short," Kid CudiÂ said. "I can wait for people to hear that. Thatâs one of those jams that you wouldnât expect and itâs exactly what you expect of Kid Cudi. Thereâs a lot of energy. Itâs one of my favorites. RZA for sure is on there. Too Short and Kendrick Lamar is on there. I got a session with A$AP [Rocky] tonight. So weâll see what happens. Weâve been working the last couple of days. I got this group called Haim...theyâre so dope. We were able to do a jam with something me and Hit-Boy did. Itâs a song that weâve been trying to make happen for, like, two years now. I had the idea to get the girls on it and we reworked the beat a little bit. That will definitely be on there."
Cudder also spoke on his production, as he's been creating a lot of the music for the album, including the recent single "Immortal" (which he says took him thirty minutes).Â Cudi says that indicud is almost what his first LP should have sounded like.
"Working on this album made me realize that I just have a knack for creating music. Itâs a gift. And thereâs no denying it. âJust What I Amâ took me all of 10 minutes to make. âImmortalâ maybe took 30 minutes. Itâs not hard for me. âIndicudâ 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. Thatâs the beauty of this album. The ideas are coming straight from me and me only. Itâs exactly what I want to the T. I went out of my way to make âImmortalâ sound perfect. âImmortal,â âJust What I Am,â and âKing Wizard,â those are perfect beats. Not a lot of people can perform on them. I say that meaning theyâre tailor-made for me. Thatâs the cool shit."