Kid Cudi is a hugely successful recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio. Since 2009, he has released a number of hit albums, including Man on the Moon: The End of Day, Man on the Moon, Vol. 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager and Indicud. He is also a member of the band WZRD and the bandleader on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! As an actor, he has appeared under his birth name, Scott Mescudi, in the HBO show How to Make It in America and movies such as Need for Speed and James White (for which he also wrote the score).