Kid Cudi Pays Tribute to Kurt Cobain in Floral Dress on ‘SNL’

Written by on April 11, 2021

Kid Cudi

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Child Cudi honored Kurt Cobain whereas making his “Saturday Evening Dwell” debut.

For his first solo efficiency as musical visitor (he appeared with Kanye West in 2018), the rapper delivered a pair of songs off his newest album Man on the Moon III: The Chosen, launched in December, on final night time’s episode with host Carey Mulligan.

Whereas performing “Tequila Photographs,” he donned a inexperienced cardigan paying homage to the one Cobain wore throughout Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged” live performance in 1993. Beneath it was a T-shirt that includes one other late legend, “SNL” solid member Chris Farley, who Cudi additionally acknowledged on social media.

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For his second efficiency of “Unhappy Folks,” Cudi appeared onstage in a spaghetti-strapped floral Off-White costume that resembled a equally patterned costume Cobain famously wore. The timing of the efficiency was important because it got here simply days after the 27th anniversary of Cobain’s demise on April fifth, 1994. Cudi ended the efficiency with a smile and a curtsy.

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Cudi has proven his love for the Nirvana frontman up to now. He has a tattoo of Cobain on his arm sampled Cobain’s Montage of Heck demo “Burn the Rain” on Children See Ghosts’ “Cudi Montage.”

Along with his musical duties, Cudi appeared in SNL’s “Bizarre Little Flute” music video that paid tribute to the flute used on songs comparable to JAY-Z’s “Massive Pimpin’” and Future’s “Masks Off.” The hilarious sketch additionally featured Pete Davidson and Chris Redd, plus a shock cameo from Timothée Chalamet.

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