Kid Cudi has released the tracklist for his highly anticipated eighth studio album Entergalactic.
The Cleveland native will be dropping his LP on Friday (Sept. 30) as well as his Netflix animated series of the same name. He previously dropped “Do What I Want” and “Willing To Trust” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The rapper also teased a new track with Don Toliver on a Bose commercial starring Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow. Besides the aforementioned guest spots, 2 Chainz, Steve Aoki, and Dot Da Genius will also be featured on the project.
Earlier this month, the album appeared to leak online in an odd way as it was tagged with fart sounds throughout. Neither cudi nor his team confirmed that the tracks were from the album although some songs appear to have the same titles that had been previously announced ,.
As for the Netflix animated series, the voice casts stars voice cast includes Cudi himself (as Jabari) alongside Ty Dolla $ign (Ky), 070 Shake (Nadia), Teyana Taylor (Boxing Coach), Jaden Smith (Jordan), Vanessa Hudgens (Karina), Timothée Chalamet (Jimmy), Macaulay Culkin (Downtown Pat) and more.
The series features Cudi’s character, Jabari, who Consequence describes as a “charming, creative visionary.” Jabari is best friends with Jimmy and Jimmy’s character is a weed dealer who now is shifting gears to be a crypto bro. Meadow, played by Jessica Williams, is Jabari’s love interest and is a budding photographer. Downtown Pat who is described as a “downtown legend and life-long, city-wide delinquent” is played by Macaulay Culkin.
Cudi also clarified to fans who are confused about his mixing television and music.
A fan tweeted, “Bro this man has some of the greatest album covers of all time and then we get a poster for this one. It’s good art but now it really just feels like a soundtrack more than an album.”
The rapper responded: “NOT A SOUNDTRACK.” He followed it up with another post writing, “I know its hard for most people to understand what this album is because im doin something thats never been done before, but this is a new fusion of mediums. Expanding the mind one piece of art at a time [wink emoji].”
Entergalactic the album and Netflix animated show drop Friday (Sept. 30).
Check out the full tracklist below: