Kid Cudi, Damian Marley & Nas To Perform In Syracuse NY, April 29, 2011

Kid Cudi will perform at Syracuse University’s annual Block Party alongside Nas & Damian Marley and Tinie Tempah. The concert will be held Friday, April 29th in the Carrier Dome at 7 p.m., doors at 6 p.m.

After being featured on Kanye West’s album 808’s & Heartbreak, Kid Cudi was on the radar of music and media moguls. Cudi’s sophomore album Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager peaked at #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap charts, featuring single “Erase Me”.

Hip-hop and reggae artists Nas & Damian Marley collaborated on Distant Relatives, which brought the artists back to their roots, reached #5 on the US Billboard 200 chart and resulted in a donation to a project in Africa.

Two-time BRIT award winning English rapper Tinie Tempah has moved from the UK to the states with his debut album Disc-Overy. “Written in the Stars”, a #1 single in the UK, is currently rising on the US charts.