Kid Cudi
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Watch: Best Coast Meets Kid Cudi Meets Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij in 'All Summer'

File this one under: "Shilling for shoes."

A couple of weeks ago we hipped you to the pending Converse-sponsored collaboration between L.A.'s rising surf-pop princess Bethany Cosentino, a.k.a. Best Coast, Cleveland rapper Kid Cudi and New York's Rostam Batmanglij, who sometimes performs as Boys Like Us and is best known as Vampire Weekend's keyboard player.

Whew. That was a mouthful. Luckily, these three have huge mouths.

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No, that wasn't a nasty jab. Rather, in the just-out video for the trio's debut song, "All Summer" (just in time too), the three wear gigantic masks modeled after their own heads.

As for the song itself, the title says it all. The electronic dude + rock person + rap guy formula isn't known for yielding "autumnal" or "wintry" results.

In fact, it was almost a year ago to the day that West Coast Sound brought you a similar collabo between Wallpaper, Jacob Safari (Signals, Mae Shi) and Chicago's Kid Static.

Download the song through the Converse site.


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