Man on the Moon III: The Chosen Vinyl. The album also highlights other topics, such as Cudi's former cocaine addiction, fame, and alcoholism, as well as family issues and women. The title track "Mr. Rager" was recorded at NightBird Recording Studios in West Hollywood. Kid Cudi's debut album "MAN ON THE MOON: THE END OF DAY" was released on 9/14/09, landing at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with over 103,000 units sold. We got Cee-Lo on the album. "[11], In a September 2010 interview with Spike TV, Cudi spoke on the album's guest appearances: "Man, when it comes to features, I kinda just stick to my homies. [8] In April 2010, Cudi was in the studio with recording artist Kenna. Lyrics to "Man on the Moon" on Lyrics.com. [74] Aggregator AnyDecentMusic? [33] SgtPeppers of Sputnikmusic notes "Through metaphors, we learn about the rise and fall, and the rise of the alter-ego "Mr. Rager". [60][70] The track "Marijuana" debuted at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number nine on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales, where it spend two weeks on the chart. "[23] Mark Beaumont of NME called it "a grungy, filthy record full of angels and demons. [6][34] However, in July 2010, it was announced that album would be pushed back to September 28,[35] then it was revealed that it would be settled for October 26 release. Kanye West – Erase Me", "WATCH: Kid Cudi's Rock'n'Roll Video ft. he describes going through life's trials and tribulations and becoming desensitized to the harrowing journey. The Cleveland native—born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi in 1984—came up fuelled by the trials he'd faced early on. 4.5 out of 5 stars (34) 34 reviews. 10 years after the “Man on Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager” and four years since his last solo project, Kid Cudi has returned with “Man on the Moon III: The Chosen." [48], The physical deluxe edition of the album includes a cover with the same design, but a different galaxy. [47] On the night of the release, there was news that Cudi was going to hold an album signing session at the Bape Store in New York, where he'll also unveil a new, limited edition "Mr. Rager" T-shirt for the clothing line. [39] Seven days later, the track would be released as a promotional single through Cudi's website on June 17, 2010, the song is produced by Plain Pat. 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The track "We Aite (Wake Your Mind Up)" was recorded at the Germano Studios in New York City, and other tracks like "Marijuana" and "Ashin Kusher" was recorded at the Record Plant in Los Angeles. "Ghost!" The 37-second hum filled opening track “Beautiful Trip” does just that. [71] On April 10, 2014, the track was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). [65][66] On September 16, 2016, the single was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It also featured contributions from Anthony Kilhoffer, Blended Babies, Chuck Inglish, Dot da Genius, Jim Jonsin, and Rami Beatz, among others. [36] Finally, it would be announced that the album would be arriving on the final official release date, November 9, 2010. Kid Cudi is back in his groove, starring in a number of huge new film and television roles. [1] Three weeks later, Cudi releases Man on the Moon: The End of Day, it sold 104,000 in the first week and charted at number four. I was fighting not to write that shit. [83] Complex ranked the album fourth,[84] and it was ranked sixth by Rap Radar,[85] it was ranked ninth by Spin,[86] and it was voted seventh best hip-hop album by Pitchfork's Reader Poll. Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, selling 169,000 copies during its first week of release. Cudi’s opening line “You are now in the world that I’m ruining” is a spot-on warning as the album slowly spirals down into sourness and regret, but just like on his debut, the soundscape is spacy and far-reaching, making this interstellar therapy session a much more interesting transmission. [4] A week later, he changes the title from Cudder to Cudder and the Revolution of Evolution at a show in Milwaukee. [55] On October 31, 2011, the short film Maniac was released, it features a 10-minute clip of a couple of cold-blooded killers as they go about their business some snowy holiday season. 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