Kanye West: “Kid Cudi, Don’t Ever Mention Ye’s Name. I Birthed You”

Kanye paused his Tampa show to deliver a statement to the crowd.

September 14, 2016
Kanye West: “Kid Cudi, Don’t Ever Mention Ye’s Name. I Birthed You” Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

Early Wednesday, Kid Cudi took to Twitter to air out his frustrations with artists who have "30 people write songs for them." Cudi then got more specific: "My tweets apply to who they apply. Ye, Drake, whoever. These niggas dont give a fuck about me. And they aint fuckin with me.”

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During the Tampa stop on his Saint Pablo Tour on Wednesday night, Kanye West paused the show to respond. "Don’t never mention ’Ye name,” he said. “I birthed you.” Kanye continued, “I'm so hurt. I feel so disrespected. Kid Cudi, we're two black men in a racist world." Watch footage of the speech below.

Representatives for Kid Cudi and Kanye West were not immediately available for comment.

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Kanye West: “Kid Cudi, Don’t Ever Mention Ye’s Name. I Birthed You”