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A Kid Named Cudi is a mixtape by Cleveland, OH rapper Kid Cudi released by New York City streetwear company 10. Deep on July 17, 2008. It was produced by Plain Pat and Emile. It has received critical acclaim and features the hit single "Day 'n' Nite". It features Washington, D.C. rapper Wale and Cleveland, Ohio rapper Chip Tha Ripper.

Download: 10.Deep Presents: A Kid Named Cudi

Physical copies of the mixtape were given away with the purchase of a Kid Cudi t-shirt from the 10.Deep online store but are long sold out and you can now stream and download the mixtape for free here.


"Intro" - 0:50
"Down & Out"- 4:09
"Is There Any Love?" (featuring Wale) - 3:31
"Cudi Get" - 2:20
"Man On The Moon (The Anthem)" - 3:27
"The Prayer" - 3:39
"Day 'n' Nite" - 2:48
"Embrace The Martian" (Crookers featuring Kid Cudi) - 3:35
"Maui Wowie" - 2:24
"50 Ways To Make A Record" - 2:55
"Whenever" - 2:04
"Pillow Talk" - 3:24
"Save My Soul (The Cudi Confession)" - 2:03
"T.G.I.F." (featuring Chip Tha Ripper) - 2:23
"Cudi Spazzin'" - 3:06
"Cleveland Is The Reason" - 3:46
"Heaven At Nite" - 3:17

On July 4, 2022, Cudi announced that the mixtape would be officially issued to streaming services on July 15, just two days shy of the 14th anniversary of its original release. Cudi also revealed that he recorded a new intro, and all songs have been remastered. On July 10, Cudi revealed the re-issue would feature new cover art. Cudi unveiled the new album cover the following day, detailing how “this photo was taken by Mel D. Cole on 9.22.08 in NYC. Right before my life changed forever.”

The mixtape was released onto streaming services on the announced date of July 15, with the track "50 Ways to Make a Record" being excluded. .