Date: 7/17/2008

How do you get signed by Kanye West? You craft a mixtape as good as a A Kid Named Cudi. Four years after Cudi bumped into 'Ye while buying CDs, “Day N Night” became a smash hit and launched his career into stardom. The mixtape ushered in the Cudi sound he remains so popular for and proved his place among the ranks of G.O.O.D.