Kid Cudi Returns with New Album ‘Man on the Moon III: The Chosen’

Written by on December 11, 2020

The trilogy continues.

Over a decade since his debut dropped, Child Cudi returns with Man on the Moon III: The Chosen, the third and ultimate installment in his legendary sequence. Divided into 4 acts, the 18-track set options appearances from Pop Smoke and Skepta (“Present Out”), Phoebe Bridgers (“Lovin’ Me”), and Trippie Redd (“Rockstar Knights”), with manufacturing from Dot Da Genius, Take a Day Journey, and his unique MOTM collaborators: Plain Pat, Emile Haynie, and Mike Dean.

Talking with Apple Music, Cudi revealed that the album got here collectively whereas he was engaged on his animated music sequence “Entergalactic” and his joint undertaking with Travis Scott.

“I used to be already in a extremely good place engaged on ‘Entergalactic,’ going loopy on The Scotts sh*t, had that within the chamber,” he advised Zane Lowe. “However then I used to be making one thing else that didn’t match these two tasks. And I believe after two or three songs, I used to be like, ‘Whoa, this sh*t actually appears like a Man on the Moon. Like that is what the universe is telling me to make right here.’”

He additionally showcases his evolution as a lyricist. “I felt like in hip-hop, I’m slept on as a rapper. You understand, as a lyricist,” added Cudi. “And I actually wished to raise my complete sh*t on that entrance, on this undertaking. And I did that with the rapping and the singing. All the pieces has form of developed.”

The Man on the Moon trilogy began with Cudi’s 2009 debut Man on the Moon: The Finish of Day and was adopted by Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager a 12 months later.

Cudi now hopes to tour with this album. “This album was made with touring in thoughts,” he stated. “I actually plan on hitting the bottom working after we can get again on the market. As a result of it’s been a very long time since I’ve been on a giant tour and I wish to blow this up.”

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