Today In Hip-Hop: Kid Cudi Releases “Man On The Moon: The End Of Day”

On this day, September 15, in hip-hop history... 2009: As his career started to bubble, Man On The Moon: The End Of Day, the debut album from Cleveland-native Kid Cudi, was released on September 15, 2009. Cudi had signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music imprint after Cudi delivered key contributions to Kanye's 808's & Heartbreak a year prior. Man On The Moon: The End Of Day, the first concept album in a planned trilogy of releases, pushed hip-hop into unique and unexpected directions that made the album an accomplished debut for a relative newcomer. The album experimented with psychedelic sounds, forays into ...

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