Back in February, prior to dropping his sixth studio album, Speedin’ Bullet 2 HeavenKid Cudi paid a visit to his former high school in Shaker Heights, Ohio to deliver an inspirational TED Talk speech about his road to success. Now available online, Cudi's powerful talk touches on a variety of topics, including the importance of dream-chasing, the trials of moving to NYC at a young age and how it shaped him as an artist and the inspiration he draws from his daughter Vada.

"At one point I didn't feel like I was smart enough to pass that test, or I didn't feel like I was smart enough to go this college," Cudi said of his path. "With music it was like, nobody's going to take that from me."

Watch Kid Cudi's full TED Talk above and be sure to purchase his latest LP over on iTunes.

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