G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi has officially signed with Universal Motown and plans to release his debut album Man on the Mood: The Guardian this summer.
Universal Motown President Syliva Rhone confirmed the signing today (April 15) as he prepares to join a roster including Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes. She had this to say about him,
“Kid Cudi is at the vanguard of a game-changing new generation of artists,” Rhone said in a statement. “He crosses musical boundaries with an appeal that goes beyond genre, format, race, language, and culture. Cudi lives easily in the hip-hop, indie rock, pop, and R&B worlds…He is a breath of fresh air – a dynamic and important new voice, not only in the next phase of hip-hop, but as a groundbreaking trendsetter who represents the future. I am thrilled to welcome Kid Cudi into the Universal Motown family.” (Statement)