The Ohio rapper – actual title Scott Mescudi – took to Instagram yesterday (August 24) to indicate off his new inking, which was designed by famend Los Angeles tattooist Physician Woo.
The piece references the late Nirvana frontman’s look on the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, the place he donned a white T-shirt that includes Johnston’s debut album paintings.
Captioning a snap of the tattoo, Cudi wrote: “4 Kurt and salute to Daniel.” Posting the identical picture on his Instagram account, Physician Woo stated: “Kurt in Daniel on Cudi…legends all the way in which spherical.”
Cudi’s 2018 collaborative album with Kanye West, ‘Children See Ghosts’, contains a sample of Cobain’s posthumously-released solo track ‘Burn The Rain’.
In a earlier interview with GQ, Cudi defined that Cobain had “all the time been an inspiration” to him, including: “I attempt to use him as my muse every time I can.”
Daniel Johnston died in September of last year after suffering a suspected heart attack. He was 58 years outdated.
In the meantime, it has been revealed that Kid Cudi is working on a full-length album with Travis Scott. The pair beforehand labored collectively on their collaborative single ‘The Scotts’, which arrived again in April.
Final month, Cudi teamed up with Eminem on ‘The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady’. On the observe, Marshall Mathers references the coronavirus pandemic in addition to the deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery.