Update: Kid Cudi Reveals “Trippy” Man on the Moon Concept, Disc Pushed Back To Sept.

Prior to his sold out performance with Asher Roth at New York City’s Nokia Theatre last night (July 15), Kid Cudi visited the Angie Martinez show on Hot 97.

During the interview the G.O.O.D. Music signee spoke confidently about his upcoming debut album, Man on the Moon, originally set to hit stores next month, but what has since be moved to September. “ [It will] probably [be] the most magnificent album you will ever hear this year guaranteed,” he said, seemingly taking a cue from mentor Kanye West. “Bet on that.” [Listen here]

The Cleveland rapper/singer said the disc was going to have a dream concept throughout, that’s “really trippy.” What I did was I tried to make a story that you could follow along to,” he explained. “So the track listing is somewhat of a table of contents like something you would see in the beginning of a script. It’s broken down into five acts, there’s three scenes on average per act. Each scene is a song. Each act has a title and it tells you what part of the dream is happening because the whole album is a dream. And there’s nightmares so each song that’s a nightmare will have the title nightmare next to it so you’ll be in that state of mind when you listen to it.”

Cudi played several cuts from his forthcoming LP last night, including a song called “Heart Of A Lion,” which Cudi said was only the second time he ever performed it live.

Man on the Moon is scheduled to hit stores on September 15 via Universal/Motown. –Max G

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    • http://Pierzy11@gmail.com Pierzy

      Good lookin’ out, fam!

      I like Cudi – I think the dude has the ability to be around for awhile. You don’t see him crying on Twitter like those other wack rappers.

    • DetroitDraper

      I had first comment on here and them mf’s deleted it. I wonder why????

  • Tommy

    Actually the release just got rescheduled to September 15th about 30 minutes ago

  • http://fanboymag.net Mudasser

    I like confidence.

  • http://youtube.com/thelupend thelupend

    Typical Hip Hop bullshit .artists promote their album then it gets pushed back,then it gets pushed back again and they promote a new date after a while no one even gives a shit when the album drops and just straight up download it. Don’t belive me? Check Out Maino’s numbers.

    One Love

    • FLOSS

      Co – mutha fuckin SIGN !!!

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

    Cudi’s decent & all, he’s definitely doing his thing.

    But, a good album should be like a good joke. Meaning, it shouldn’t need a lot of explaination. Either you get it or you don’t.

    The idea sounds okay, but that’s a lot on it for a first album. Show me what you’re woking with [||] fresh out the gate & you have an entire career to swerve out into left field as often as you like.

    Good luck, though.

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      • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$


  • real talk

    Fail lets be real nigga will be lucky to go gold not that i dont fuck wit cudi but nobody buyin his shit he might download a million free but niggas aint gonna pay for his shit..should put out the album when day n nite was hot

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    i personaly don’t give a shit when it drops as long as it does. i got great expectations from this one, Cudder is a breath of fresh air and you know this. Tony Grand$ is ryt though, if shit is executed well enough we gon get it, no explanaition should be necessary. I just hope he doesn’t have a T.I vs TIP moment with this one coz then i will go Robert Mugabe on his ass (ignorant Soljah Boy american kids will not know him…..lol)

  • http://www.myspace.com/gqnaija Darq

    Co-sign, Grand.
    Co-sign. I don’t need to say shit about this kid anymore. You done said it all.I particularly like the ‘good joke’ simile. HOT !

    Word from Nigeria.