Kid Cudi Wore A Dress To Pay Tribute To Kurt Cobain During SNL Appearance
There’s no doubt that SNL has been the stage of some pretty groundbreaking performances and fashion moments. This past weekend was no different. While appearing as the late-night show’s musical guest the 37-year-old rapper of Mexican-American descent wore outfits a la late Nirvana rocker, Kurt Cobain.
Kid Cudi’s made a pretty big retro fashion statement for his Saturday Night Live musical performances this weekend.
For his first performance, which featured his song “Tequila Shots,” Cudi wore a t-shirt featuring the image of a late SNL cast member Chris Farley. Farley died in 1997 at age 33 from an overdose of cocaine and morphine. Over the shirt, Cudi wore a green cardigan, which many Twitter users were quick to note resembled one Kurt Cobain wore.
Cobain died by suicide in 1994.
During his performance of “Sad People,” Kid Cudi changed into a floral dress, which he confirmed in a tweet was in honor of Cobain.
Cudi’s took place on the same week of the anniversary of Cobain’s death, which occured on April 5.
“Virgil [Abloh] designed the dress for me,” Kid Cudi explained about the dress. “I told him I wanted to show love to Kurt w a floral print sundress and this man-made a masterpiece.”
Cudi also shared that he intends to collaborate with Abloh on his fashion label Off-White. The dress will be included.