KiD CuDi Warns Label for Limited Airplay Push

KiD CuDi is not the happiest man these days. Taking his frustrations to Twitter, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper expressed his discontent with his label over radio airplay. Complaining about his songs not receiving spins despite their millions of views on VEVO, Cudder compared the stats of “Just What I Am” and “King Wizard” to similarly-viewed videos including Trinidad James’s “All Gold Everything.”

“King Wizard 3.4 million views on Vevo, Just What I Am has 4.3 million and my shit is not on regular rotation on radio. Hmmm,” he tweeted. “Trinidad James got 4.1 million views on his hit (rightfully so), and I hear that jam EVERYWHERE. Wheres my fuckin spins???”

This led him to send out an ultimatum to his label, Universal Republic.

“To my label, I swear to all that is fuckin holy in this world, if things dont change soon, theres gonna be some problems”

This also refers to his upcoming offering Indicud.

“I worked too hard on all this shit. Producing, writing, directing AND executing the shit proper. I did my part, I put in work. Wtf,” he said. “Yall kno I cuts no slack. Not w my music. Every song is my life. A piece of my fuckin tormented soul. It matters to me. I give a fuck.”

This is just the latest case of CuDi being unhappy with his label dealings. After the release of 2011’s WZRD, he aired out Universal for only shipping 55,000 physical copies and rushing him through the recording process.

By: Petar Kujundzic / News / January 9, 2013 / 5844 Views
  • FlyLoHoe

    CuDi dead ass about his shit... can't blame him at all though.

  • ScienceTheBear

    don't worry, scott. you don't need radio spins.

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  • fuckyoupayme

    aww poor cudi wants more money

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  • Elko

    Don't get mad that you're shit ain't hitting the way you want it too. Numbers don't mean shit if an audience doesn't receive it the way you intended it to. That's no ones fault. Those same platforms spinning Trinidad are NOT going to spinning those CuDi records during those time slots.

  • goldpvnda

    he even put the pyramid with the eye in the "just what i am" music video...

  • simpleunderstanding

    Cudi just wants respect folks. He signed with a label so they'd carry him; now he releases music they don't like (WZRD) and they won't give him their attention. Any station would play his songs because they've got his name on them but if nobody is giving the song to stations to play it's like he's an unsigned artist again.
    I hope the "problems" Cudi threatened are him releasing the album No Love Deep Web style.

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  • 08 cudi

    want more spins? "switch your flow up, your shit is garbage." cue the hypetrak scott mescuDICK riders with the dislikes

  • mr. suede

    The only reason why your video got 4+million views was because everybody was talking about how GARBAGE the video was and Cudi YOU let that happen... DON'T EVER IN YO LIFE DIRECT ANOTHER VIDEO... i wouldn't give you dime either after that video... PLUS the song was mediocre well (good song, but bad for first single even worse video )... your not/going to release any mixtapes leading up to your album release... i hope your not trying to go off the momentum on the Cruel Summer project cause you was not even on one of the singles.... but you feel like you deserve a big dog budget cause your an "established" artist already... YOU GON LEARN TODAY... you haven't built up any excitement... no features/ mixtapes/ and your track record is shaky... i use to be a fan but now your "JUST ANOTHER KID FROM CLEAVLAND"

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