Kanye West has announced that he will be removing Kid Cudi’s contributions from ‘Donda 2’, given his friendship with Pete Davidson, current boyfriend of ex-wife Kim Kardashian.
Kanye West is once again distancing himself from an artist. After slamming Billie Eilish for criticizing Travis Scott over the Astroworld Festival drama and demanding an apology from him, Ye has this time hit out at rapper Kid Cudi, with whom he collaborated on the album Kids See Ghostsin 2018.
“You know who”
In a handwritten note posted on instagram (since deleted), Saturday February 12, Kanye West announced that the American rapper Kid Cudi, known in particular for the title Pursuit of Happinesswould not appear on his next studio album 2which is due out on February 22.
“Just FYI, Cudi won’t be on Donda because he’s friends with you-know-who. We’re all speaking Billie language now,” he wrote.
Although Ye didn’t specify who he was referring to in his statement, some netizens said the “you-know-who” would be addressed to comedian Pete Davidson, friend of Kid Cudi and new boyfriend to Kim Kardashian since her split. with Kanye.
Indeed, Ye tagged his ex-wife on the post as well as Kid Cudi, Tracey Romulus (Kim’s publicist) and comedian Michael Che. He then posted a meme parodying the movie poster Captain America: Civil War in which we distinguish two camps: Future, Drake, Julia Fox and Travis Scott on the side of Kanye. Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Kid Cudi, Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson on the other.
Since then, Kid Cudi has been quick to respond to Ye’s Instagram statement with a few tweets. “You’re crazy for flipping the script and posting this lie just for a little show on the internet. You’re not a friend. BYE,” he said. tweeted.
“Too bad I don’t want to be on your album you dinosaur hahaha,” Cudi wrote. “Everyone knows I’ve been the best thing on your albums since I met you. I’ll pray for you bro.”
Later that evening, Ye posted on Instagram the album cover of Kids See Ghosts, the collaborative project between Kid Cudi and him. “I just wanted my friend to support me, the knife sinks even deeper,” he wrote in the caption.