by Kid Cudi
- Record Label: Motown
- Release Date: Sep 15, 2009
- Summary: The debut album for the Cleveland-born who helped cowrite four tracks on Kayne West's "808s & Heartbreak."
- Record Label: Motown
- Genre(s): Rap
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|Day 'N' Nite|
|Day 'n' nite I toss and turn, I keep stress in my mind, mind I look for peace, but see, I don't attain What I need for keeps This silly game we play,...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 9 out of 15
Mixed: 6 out of 15
Negative: 0 out of 15
If you want to know further why this album is a classic you'll have to check it out yourself, but know for a fact it's well worth your fifteen dollars.
Cudi turns out to be that rarest of rap phenomena: a hyped upstart who really does represent a promising new phase in the genre's evolution.
This first official release is a soul searcher and may require more patience than your everyday debut. Still, the chilly, complicated Man on the Moon perfects the futuristic bleak-beat hip-hop Kanye purposed a year earlier, and rewards the listener with every tripped-out return.
Despite the fat here, that thick layer of open, intense self-loathing is a clever way of unifying Man On The Moon as pure mood piece, a stream-of-consciousness pop voyage that’s more Phil Collins than rap.
Kid Cudi’s take on hip-hop hedonism has as its purpose the escape from one’s own fears and neuroses. He escapes the creatures that haunt him at night by turning himself into a larger-than-life entity: the man on the stage, the man on the moon.
From its bombastic title to Common's annoying narration, Man on the Moon vies for both a bigger pop platform and indie credibility.
Man on the Moon, the debut album from this rapper-singer from Cleveland, is a colossal, and mystifying, missed opportunity, misguided if it is in fact guided at all.
Positive: 98 out of 103
Mixed: 2 out of 103
Negative: 3 out of 103
Apr 28, 2013Probably the best debut album i have ever heard, Kid Cudi and his team (Emile, Pain Pat & Dot Da Genius) can't do no wrong. If you though KidProbably the best debut album i have ever heard, Kid Cudi and his team (Emile, Pain Pat & Dot Da Genius) can't do no wrong. If you though Kid Cudi's was just an one-hit wonder because of Day N' Nite you were wrong, most the songs on this album are much better.… Expand
Jan 14, 2011If anyone gives this album less than a 10 then they are crazy because kid cudi has now established himself thanks to this album. EVAERY SONGIf anyone gives this album less than a 10 then they are crazy because kid cudi has now established himself thanks to this album. EVAERY SONG ON THIS ALBUM IS EMOTIONAL AND INSPIRING.… Expand
MattFSep 17, 2009Outstanding album. Cudi has given us something different than generic mainstream rap. It is deeply personal and defies genre. One of the most Outstanding album. Cudi has given us something different than generic mainstream rap. It is deeply personal and defies genre. One of the most ambitious debut albums of all time. A resounding success.… Expand
Sep 7, 2021mr worldwide, usa, china, brazil, china, chile, germany, uk, swizerland, chile, sweden
MAGYKSep 22, 2009It's different. I didn't like 808's too much, or his mixtapes. I loved this album though. It's more of an experience. My It's different. I didn't like 808's too much, or his mixtapes. I loved this album though. It's more of an experience. My favorite album this year hands down.… Expand
Mar 10, 2015This is some of the most creative music out there right now. Lyrics could be a little more stable but definitely a great flow. Kick back andThis is some of the most creative music out there right now. Lyrics could be a little more stable but definitely a great flow. Kick back and enjoy the greatest thing out from 2009: the creative genius of Kid Cudi… Expand
MikeCMay 2, 2010Unoriginal, boring, leaves something to be desired.
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