The long awaited third episode of Kid Cudi’s man in the Moon trilogy got an update today – the rapper shared a full tracklist and artwork for his project and announced that the album will be released this Friday, relatively soon after the original announcement.
Across eighteen tracks divided into four acts, artists such as Phoebe Bridgers, Skepta, Pop Smoke and Trippie Red will perform to help Cudi tell his story. He tweeted the artwork and also posted it to Instagram, crediting artist Sam Spratt with creating the image:
Earlier this year, Cudi shared the trailer for the album and has clearly been working hard to finish the project after a decade hiatus between this third album and the second part. Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager released in 2010. Cudi has often been praised for it in hip-hop He brings mental health issues to the fore in his own music, although it’s unclear if the new album will have a similar focus. In the years since man on the moon II He has released albums like advertisement In 2013, Satellite Flight: Journey to the Mother Moon in 2014, Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven in 2015 and Passion, pain and demon slaying in 2016.
Of course he kept working Children see ghosts in 2018, a co-release with Kanye West, although Kanye is not mentioned in the latest entry in the trilogy.