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WZRD (band)

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WZRD (pronounced one letter at a time, W-Z-R-D) is an American alternative rock band, composed of longtime friends and frequent collaborators, Dot da Genius and Kid Cudi. [1]

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A Kid Named Cudi

A KiD Named CuDi is the debut mixtape by American rapper KiD CuDi, released by New York City street wear brand 10.Deep, on July 17, 2008.

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Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) is an American retailer that focuses on upscale casual wear for people aged 21 to 24; its headquarters are in New Albany, Ohio.

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Alternative rock

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

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Billboard charts

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

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Black Sabbath

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

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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Bryan Greenberg

Bryan Greenberg (born May 24, 1978) is an American actor and singer, 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 Mintz-Plasse (born June 20, 1989) is an American actor, comedian and musician who has performed roles such as McLovin in Superbad (2007), Augie Farcques in Role Models (2008), Fishlegs Ingerman in Dreamworks Animation's ''How to Train Your Dragon'' franchise (2010–2019) and as Chris D'Amico in Kick-Ass (2010) and its sequel Kick-Ass 2 (2013).

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

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Complex (magazine)

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

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Conan (talk show)

Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday at 11:00 p.m. eastern time on TBS in the United States.

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Concert tour

A concert tour (or simply tour) is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations.

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Craig Gillespie

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

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DatPiff is an online mixtape distribution platform owned by Idle Media Inc.

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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 a Canadian electronic music band from Montreal, formed in 2009.

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Digital distribution

Digital distribution (also referred to as 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 17 July 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 — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Eddie Kaye Thomas

Eddie Kaye Thomas (born October 31, 1980) is an actor 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 an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan.

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Empire of the Sun (band)

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

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

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Extended play

An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.

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Fright Night (2011 film)

Fright Night is a 2011 American horror thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie, and produced by Michael De Luca and Alison Rosenzweig.

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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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Guilt trip

A guilt trip is a feeling of guilt or responsibility, especially an unjustified one induced by someone else.

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The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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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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IBM Cloud Video

IBM Cloud Video, formerly Ustream, is an American live video streaming and video hosting company.

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In the Pines

"In the Pines", also known as "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" and "Black Girl", is a traditional American folk song originating from two songs, "In the Pines" and "The Longest Train", both of whose authorship is unknown and date back to at least the 1870s (though some contend an older, Irish history).

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

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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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Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, 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, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.

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Kid Cudi

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi ("cuddy", 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 (formerly Chip tha Ripper), 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 genre of talk show popular in the United States, where the format originated.

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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

The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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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 rapper Kid Cudi.

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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 smartphone.

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Music video

A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is 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 and John Gatins and produced by DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment.

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Neo-psychedelia is a genre of psychedelic music that originated in the 1970s as an outgrowth of the British post-punk scene, also called acid punk.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nigga is a colloquial term used in African-American Vernacular English that began as an eye dialect form of the word nigger, an ethnic slur against black people.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead 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, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.

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Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin is the sixth studio album by American rapper Kid Cudi.

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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 is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.

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

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Pop rock

Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.

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Profanity is socially offensive language, which may also be called swear words, curse words, cuss words, bad language, strong language, offensive language, crude language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, oaths, blasphemous language, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words, or expletives.

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Promotional recording

A promotional recording, or promo, or plug copy, is an audio or video recording distributed 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 diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.

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Pusha T

Terrence LeVarr Thornton (born May 13, 1977), better known by his stage name Pusha-T, is an American rapper and record executive.

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Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Republic Records

Republic Records is an American record company.

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Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon

Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon is the fourth studio album by American rapper Kid Cudi.

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Skylar Grey

Holly Brook Hafermann (born February 23, 1986), known professionally since 2010 as Skylar Grey, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

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

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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 is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.

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Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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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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