Kid Cudi recently announced that he will be changing the title of his upcoming sophmore album. The original title “Cudder & The Revolution of Evolution” is now being changed to “Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager”.
Cudi explained the name change via his blog, saying:
“WHY? i started making this project like a collab album, filled with fun and upbeat records that for the most part left you with jack sh*t when you were finished listening. i took a step back, went on tour, and realized im where im at because of the type of songs i write. every time i read a comment from someone saying ive touched their lives in some way is what made me want to stop f*cking around and continue pouring my life into my music. MOTM2 is dark by nature and instead of bringing you into my dreams like my first album, im bringing you into my reality. good and bad. it will explain more of who iam aswell as pushing the envelope musically. this project will focus on many dark, fun, and ignorant moments in my life since ive been kid cudi in a exciting and cinematic nature continuing the MOTM theme. this is my darkest work so far with a hint of fun and grooviness for those who like the classic chill cudi sound but elevated to another level. the things i cant speak will be the things i write. before anything else, you’d come to the conclusion i need a shrink, a stronger drug or a mentor. not a hug. a lot of you have read the news and think they know cudi, got some slick sh*t to say amongst your peers or just flat out hate me but you havnt the slightest clue of who iam. i will tell the story of Mr. Rager….”
Cudi also spoke to MTV few months back on his plans for the album, which is set to include collabs with Pharrell, Snoop, Jim Jonsin and more.