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KiD CuDi Speaks on Antidepressants, 'Cruel Summer' Absence & Being Labeled Deadbeat Dad

Set to once again grace the covers of Complex magazine, KiD CuDi recently sat down with

Set to once again grace the covers of Complex magazine, KiD CuDi recently sat down with the publication and spoke on a number of ranging topics. Set to appear in their February/March issue, Complex revealed today the full cover story, and inside it CuDi’s responses to his use of antidepressants, his lacking presence on the G.O.O.D. Music compilation Cruel Summer, and his recent criticism of being a deadbeat father. Down below you can view Cudder’s answers on the mentioned topics, and for those looking to read the entire interview, you can do so by clicking here.

On antidepressants

I took a trip on antidepressant lane for a little bit. After the WZRD song “Dr. Pill” everyone thought I was talking about molly or ecstasy. But I’m talking about prescription meds. I had just gotten a shrink. I was having an emotional breakdown with this breakup. I kept trying different pills for five months. It fucked me up. They weren’t working. It was every side effect on the bottle. I couldn’t fuck.

On not being on Cruel Summer much

I was a little disappointed. But Kanye had a vision for that. Whatever that vision was didn’t include much of me.

On being labeled a deadbeat dad

That’s what bothered me about that shit that came out [on TMZ about the child custody case]. Why the fuck would I be a deadbeat? I was like, “That’s preposterous.” I didn’t fucking have a dad since I was a kid. I couldn’t wait to have a family and pick up where my dad left off, and be there for my kid.

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