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WZRD (pronounced one letter at a time, W-Z-R-D) is an American alternative rock band and record production team, composed of recording artist Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi and record producer Oladipo "Dot da Genius" Omishore. [1]

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Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) is an upscale American retailer that focuses on upscale casual wear for young consumers, and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Billboard charts

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs or albums in the United States and elsewhere.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath are an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne, and drummer Bill Ward.

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Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,621,793 people in 2014.

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Bryan Greenberg

Bryan Greenberg (born May 24, 1978) is an American actor and musician, known for his starring role as Ben Epstein in the HBO original series How to Make It in America as well as a recurring role as Jake Jagielski in the WB series One Tree Hill and as Nick Garrett on the short-lived ABC drama October Road.

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Canadian Albums Chart

The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada.

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Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Christopher Charles Mintz-Plasse (born June 20, 1989) is an American actor, comedian and drummer.

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Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Complex (magazine)

Complex is a New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc Ecko.

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Conan (talk show)

Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States.

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A concert is a live performance of music in front of an audience.

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Craig Gillespie

Craig Gillespie (born 1 September 1967) is an Australian film director, best known for his films Lars and the Real Girl and the ''Fright Night'' remake.

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DatPiff is an online mixtape distribution platform owned by Idle Media Inc. It was launched in 2005 and is headquartered in Pennsylvania. It specializes in hip-hop and rap and urban music. For a decade now (est.

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Day 'n' Nite

"Day 'n' Nite" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi.

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Demo (music)

A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.

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Desire (band)

Desire is an electronic music band from Montreal and Portland, Oregon.

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Digital distribution

Digital distribution (also called content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among others) is the delivery or distribution of media content such as audio, video, software and video games.

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Dot da Genius

Oladipo Omishore (born 1986), professionally known as Dot da Genius, is an American record producer and mixing engineer from Brooklyn, New York City.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Eddie Kaye Thomas

Eddie Kaye Thomas (born October 31, 1980) is an American film, television, and stage actor and comedian who rose to prominence as Paul Finch in the ''American Pie'' film series.

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Electric Light Orchestra

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are a British rock group from Birmingham, England.

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Empire of the Sun (band)

Empire of the Sun is an Australian electronic music duo from Sydney, formed in 2007.

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An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.

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Extended play

An EP (short for extended play) is a musical recording that contains more music than a single, but is usually too short to qualify as a full studio album or LP.

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Fright Night (2011 film)

Fright Night is a 2011 American neo-noir comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie.

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Guest appearance

In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

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The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.

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Hit single

A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.

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How to Make It in America

How to Make It in America is an American comedy-drama television series that ran on HBO from February 14, 2010, to November 20, 2011.

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of alternative rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.

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Internet leak

An Internet leak occurs when a party's confidential information is released to the public on the Internet.

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Jay Z

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Kanye West

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Kid Cudi

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (often stylized KiD CuDi), is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

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King Chip

Charles Jawanzaa Worth (born October 20, 1986), better known by his stage name King Chip, is an American hip hop recording artist from Cleveland, Ohio.

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Late-night talk show

A late-night talk show is a subgenre of the talk show genre.

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Lead single

A lead single is usually the first single to be released from a studio album, by a musician or a band, before the album itself is released.

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Lead vocalist

In popular music, the lead vocalist or lead singer is the member of a band who sings the main solo vocal portions of a song, in front of the accompanying musicians who commonly play the rhythm and music and contribute harmony and backing vocals.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager

Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr.

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Man on the Moon: The End of Day

Man on the Moon: The End of Day is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi, released on September 14, 2009, by Dream On, GOOD Music, and Universal Motown.

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Music artist (occupation)

A music artist (commonly referred to as recording artist) is a musician who records and releases music, often professionally, through a record label or independently.

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Music download

A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or Smart Phone.

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Music video

A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes.

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Need for Speed (film)

Need for Speed is a 2014 American action thriller film directed by Scott Waugh, written by George Gatins and John Gatins and produced by DreamWorks Pictures.

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Neo-psychedelia is music that emulates or is heavily influenced by the psychedelic music of the 1960s.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Nigga (pronounced identically to nigg'''er''' in some dialects) is a colloquial term used in Black English Vernacular that began as an eye dialect form of the word nigger (a word originated as a term used in a neutral context to refer to black people, as a variation of the Spanish/Portuguese noun negro, a descendant of the Latin adjective niger, meaning the color "black").

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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No One Believes Me

"No One Believes Me" is a song by American recording artist Kid Cudi, co-produced with his fellow WZRD bandmate Dot da Genius, for the 2011 horror film Fright Night.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, usually at the same pitch.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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The piano (an abbreviation of pianoforte) is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London.

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The Pixies are an American rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986.

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Pop rock

Pop rock is a music genre that mixes a catchy pop style and light lyrics in its (typically) guitar-based rock songs.

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Production team

A production team is the group of technical staff who produce a play, television show, recording, or film.

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Profanity, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is "an offensive word" or "offensive language".

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Promotional recording

A promotional recording, or promo, is an audio or video recording distributed for free, usually in order to promote a recording that is or soon will be commercially available.

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Psychedelic rock

Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.

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Pusha T

Terrence Thornton (born May 13, 1977), better known by his stage name Pusha T, is an American hip hop recording artist from Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Rapping (or emceeing, MCing, spitting bars, or rhyming) is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics".

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Record producer

A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.

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Republic Records

Republic Records is an American record company that operates as a division of Universal Music Group.

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Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon

Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon (stylized as KiD CuDi presents SATELLITE FLIGHT: The Journey to Mother Moon) is the fourth studio album by American hip hop recording artist Kid Cudi.

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Skylar Grey

Holly Brook Hafermann (born February 23, 1986), who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

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SoundCloud is a Swedish online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds.

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The Wizard (Black Sabbath song)

"The Wizard" is a song by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath, taken from their 1970 album Black Sabbath.

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Tumblr (stylized in its logo as tumblr.) is a microblogging platform and social networking website founded by David Karp and owned by Yahoo! Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.

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Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets".

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Universal Republic Records

Universal Republic Records was an American record label, that operated as a division of Universal Music Group.

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Walter Robot

Walter Robot is a creative studio founded by artist Bill Barminski and director Christopher Louie.

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WZRD (album)

WZRD is the eponymously titled debut studio album by American alternative rock duo WZRD.

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