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"MANIAC"- Kid Cudi (Cage, St. Vincent)

Kanye West's favorite rapper is insane, I think. but in a good way! I mean, watch him in this video- he just looks creepy. BUT IN AN AMAZINGLY MESMERIZING WAY

I'm pretty excited for the Mr. Rager album. this guy- he knows what he is doing.

besides not just featuring <3 St. Vincent <3, it also features underground "horrorcore" rapper Cage. shit, can anything be made a genre by adding core at the end? Claudette Colbert-core? igloo-core? phone sex-core? the future is endless.

this song is fairly haunting. Even Stevens is directing the video.


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oh, I was going to do the new Crystal Castles song with Robert Smith of the Cure, but you know what that sounds like. The Cure meets Crystal Castles. good stuff, anyway.

rating: A (I know, I know)

the Roots are playing in the background. Jimmy's in house band. man I wish I had an in house band. it would be the Bangles. DARKER, GIVE ME A MARKER.

p.s. James Yuill also has a new song out, I believe? check it- sort of little-known, but very good.

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