Kid Cudi surprised fans earlier this year when he pushed up the release date of his latest album Satellite Flight by dropping it with only a two-hour warning. Not even a month later, we have new material from the rapper, by-way-of the Need For Speed soundtrack, a movie that Cudi also stars in. The track, called "Hero," featuring Skylar Grey and carries undertones from the soundtrack of another recent car-heavy film Drive. But as it evolves from dark, Miami Vice-gleaned synths, it blooms into something emotional and deeply rooted in Cudi's sound.

Check out the Dot Da Genius-produced track hereNeed For Speed is in theaters this Friday, March 14.

[via Rap Radar]

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