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Kid Cudi Forms a Band and Starts Working on Rock Album

October 29, 2010 (9:45 am) GMT
The rapper will sing and play guitar in his newly-formed band called Wizard and make rock sound with them.

Even before his latest rap album "" comes out on November 9, says he is "just over" rapping and wants to sing more. He additionally states that he tries his hands on rock music, forms a band and learns how to play guitar.

"I just really get more fulfillment out of singing now," he told MTV. "I'm teaching myself the guitar, that's my new found love. I never thought that I could play an instrument. Picked it up, surprised myself. It's been two and a half months, I'm already starting my next project. It's a rock album, I'm doing a band with [producer] Dot [da Genius] called Wizard."

In a recent listening party of "Man on the Moon II" in New York City, he further said as quoted by Rap-Up, "We're starting to record on the tour bus. We'll be doing college runs. ... I never thought I could play an instrument. I always downplayed that sh**. ... It was like learning how to read sheet music. F**k that! That's like learning how to read again!"

Kid Cudi seems to have already hinted his departure from rap when premiering "Erase Me" music video. Sharing stage with , he leaves the rap part to Kanye and enjoys himself with singing. He channels his inner , straps an electric guitar and plays with a full band.

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