Hip-Hop Rumors: Kid Cudi The Movie Star?

Fresh off of his starring role in Kanye West's new short film, "Cruel Summer" and a starring role on HBO's original series, "How To Make It In America", we hear Kid Cudi is going to be taking a break from music to focus on acting. Logan Hill, senior editor at GQ is currently out in Cannes, France for the Cannes Film Festival, and chatted with Cudi about his acting aspirations. Check out what Hill tweeted about the meeting below:

"Kid Cudi stars in @kanyewest Cruel Summer and tells me his whole focus now is acting, picked up 2 scripts today at #Cannes "

Cudi is also rumored to be participating in the upcoming Michael Bay remake of the classic, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles . I know one thing, Cudi should definitely be cast in a remake of the Jean Michel Basquiat movie. Cudster looks exactly like the art genius! Check out the side by side photo of them below:

Kid Cudi and Basquiat