KIDS SEE GHOSTS is a hip-hop duo comprised of Kanye West and Kid Cudi. They released their first album on June 8, 2018 to critical acclaim. The name is also being given to a Takashi Murakami-directed animated series starring Kanye and Cudi.
Tracklist (Kids See Ghosts):
- 1. Feel the Love (featuring Pusha T) (2:45)
- 2. Fire (2:20)
- 3. 4th Dimension (2:33)
- 4. Freee (Ghost Town pt. 2) (featuring Ty Dolla $ign) (3:26)
- 5. Reborn (5:24)
- 6. Kids See Ghosts (featuring Mos Def) (4:05)
- 7. Cudi Montage (3:16)
Tropes pertaining to the Album:
- Album Title Drop: In the song, Kids See Ghosts.
- Kid Cudi also mentions the name on 4th Dimension, albeit referring to him and Kanye as a group.
- Autotune: Most of Cudis singing on Reborn.
- Boastful Rap: Pusha Ts verse that opens up the whole album.
- Also Kanye's verse on the title track.
- Dream Team: The pairing of Kanye and Cudi is one in and of itself.
- Kanye, Cudi, and Pusha T on "Feel the Love", as they are GOOD musics most popular artists.
- Epic Rocking: Reborn is the only song that goes past the 5-minute mark.
- Miniscule Rocking: Fire is the shortest song, at 2 minutes with a short 20 second instrumental interlude.
- Lighter and Softer: Than ye, and Kid Cudis previous album, Pain, Passion and Demon Slaying
- Shout-Out: To Master P, Rick Ross, and Rick Flair on 4th Dimension.
- Spiritual Successor: To Kanyes previous album, ye. They both share themes of mental health and contain only 7 tracks.
- Also, KSG contains a song called Freee (Ghost Town pt.2), implying the at it is the sequel to the song Ghost Town from ye, and they both share the same lyrical theme.
- Sampling: Its such a vital part of 4th Dimension that Louie Prima is given posthumous credit!
- Verbal Tic: Kanyes gun-like scatting on Feel the Love.
- Cudis signature moaning on Reborn.