Kid Cudi Brings ‘The Cud Life’ Tour to Williamsburg Waterfront
High on Kid Cudi’s current to-do list is re-launching his career as a rock musician with some help from Dot Da Genius. In the meantime, however, the Cleveland native is performing dates on ‘The Cud Life tour,’ which landed at the Williamsburg Waterfront in Brooklyn last night, with an opening set from Chip Tha Ripper.
In front of a crowd who spread themselves across the grass, grinded near to the stage and took in the city skyline backdrop, Cudi performed material spanning most his mixtape and album releases to date. From his most recent LP Man On The Moon II:The Legend of Mr. Rager, he performed cuts that included “Ghost!” “Mojo So Dope” and “Maniac,” with help from rapper Cage.
During energy lulls, Cudi chatted up the crowd and made mention of his upcoming short film “Maniac” which is directed by Shia LaBeouf and will debut on Halloween. And at some point, while soaking up the scenery of the night, the rapper-turned-rocker compared the atmosphere to Woodstock, leading into a performance of Jimi Hendrix’s classic track “Hey Joe.”
Fan favorites of the night included “Up, Up & Away” a megamix of “Cudi Zone”/ “Day N Nite (Remix)” and the perennial fan favorite “Pursuit of Happiness.”
Check out video footage below, courtesy of Billboard.