Kid Cudi talks music, addiction, more with Joe Rogan

Got 3 hours on your hands? Because that’s how long Kid Cudi and Joe Rogan chopped it up for Rogan’s Joe Rogan Experience podcast and it’s all a click of the play button below.

Naturally, they talk about everything. Cudi reveals more details on the creative process behind his last two albums, Indicud, and Satellite Flight. He also talks about working alone in the studio and shares some honest (and sometimes funny) stories about his experience with drugs and addiction (like the time he ran into Wiz Khalifa on shrooms backstage.) Some choice quotables below as well…

“I definitely did [Indicud​] with this angry, spiteful, villainous energy. I was able to make some really great records, but it was the most aggressive music I ever made. For what I set out to do, it all benefited. But it wasn’t the normal way I went about making an album. It was weird.”

“They are kind of sad sessions. But I’m in there like a mad scientist inventing. An inventor don’t got 20 mother-fuckers in his lab while he inventing shit. Niggas will steal his shit, or lack focus and distract him. I find when you have your friends in the studio you got a couple guys on World Star, a couple of guys on Twitter, a couple of guys over here. Everybody’s talking about what’s going on and you’re trying to write this song.”