During the Houston stop of his Saint Pablo Tour, Kanye West shouted out Kid Cudi and called him “the most important artist of the past 10 years… most influential. And I hope he’s doing well.”
The praise from Kanye came during his performance of “Runaway,” a song that has been the source of many memorable speeches throughout the Saint Pablo Tour as well as his Yeezus Tour a few years back.
“Kid Cudi is my brother,” he added.
Kanye’s latest words follow a recent dispute between the two artists from last week when Kid Cudi took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the music industry. “Everyone thinks they’re so great. Talkin top 5 and be having 30 people write songs for them,” he wrote, and later added, “My tweets apply to who they apply. Ye, Drake, whoever. These niggas dont give a fuck about me. And they aint fuckin with me.”
That same night Kanye responded at his Saint Pablo show in Tampa, Fla.
“Kid Cudi, don’t ever mention ‘Ye name. I birthed you,” he announced to the crowd during his performance of “I Don’t Like.”
Based on Kanye’s latest words things seem to be good between the frequent collaborators, and at the very least they’re working to mend the situation. Here’s Kanye’s full quote on Kid Cudi from tonight’s show:
“The most important artist of the past 10 years… most influential. And I hope he’s doing well. I just want to take this time out to say Kid Cudi is my brother and I hope he’s doing well. The most influential artist of the past 10 years.