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Kid Cudi: Ben Breedlove Is My Hero

Kid Cudi: Ben Breedlove Is My Hero

Originally posted 12/29/2011 05:55PM

The messages on his index cards have already been read by more than a million people and counting.

The words, written in bold black ink, share Ben Breedlove's hopes, dreams and fears about life, death and the heart condition that would ultimately take his life on Christmas Day.

One of the millions moved: hip-hop artist Kid Cudi, who Breedlove said came to him in a vision – a memory he recalled in the sequence of YouTube videos he posted before his death.

"I watched the video he left for the world to see, and him seeing me in detail, in his vision really warmed my heart," Cudi, 27, writes on his blog. "I broke down, I am [brought] to tears."

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Rapper Kid Cudi Arrested on Drug Charges

Rapper Kid Cudi Arrested on Violence, Drug Charges

Originally posted 06/14/2010 11:20AM

Kid Cudi has been charged with criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance after an incident Friday at a woman's apartment in New York City.

The artist, 26, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, repeatedly pounded on and kicked the downtown apartment's door, ultimately using his bodily force to tear it off its hinges, police sources confirm to PEOPLE. Cudi also broke the woman's cell phone.

The substance he was found in possession of was liquid cocaine, according to a report in The Guardian. Per police sources, it is unclear whether he was intoxicated at the time.

He did make his scheduled appearance at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee on Saturday, telling the crowd he "really wanted to be here tonight."

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