recording artist actor kid cudiThe 37-year-old is launching a new production company called Mad Solar Productions, and has released the first project in his new Amazon Studios documentary, titled a man named scott“We Here Now,” Cudi tweeted a nine-second trailer for the planet’s birth, which introduced the company logo on Twitter.
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After his introduction, The Chosen One told his 2.7 million Twitter followers to watch his new documentary until they saw his company logo pop up. Cudi, formerly known as Scott Mescudi, announced his upcoming documentary last October. Kid Cudi’s story follows the rise and influence of the Cleveland, Ohio native as he crafted his classic debut album, man on the moon. The documentary features an all-star cast of close friends, including Kanye West, Shia LaBeoufand Pharrell Williams.
Here’s a synopsis of the documentary:
In 2009, Scott Mescudi aka Kid Cudi released his debut LP, Man on the Moon: End of the Day. Breaking down barriers with songs about depression, anxiety, and loneliness, this eclectic album resonated deeply with young listeners and made Cudi a musical star and cultural hero.
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Last January, Kid Cudi teamed up with award-winning recording artist/actor/director Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to produce a TV series. “Getting a call from 50 Cent last week about doing a show together,” Cudi tweeted. “Something big!! I’ll keep you posted. 50 is one of my favorite MCs and he’s also a great guy with a great heart.”
In other news, Kid Cudi prepares for a world tour in support of his latest album man on the moon iii (Republic Records) 2022.Musically, Cudder is reportedly working on a new album to tie in with an upcoming Netflix series called Milky Wayand the highly anticipated album with Travis Scott under the dynamic duo The Scotts, scheduled for release in 2022.
On Sunday (November 6), Kid Cudi tweeted his condolences to fans for the friends and family who lost their lives at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival, saying: “Astroworld news is a mess. My heart goes out Thoughts to the family who lost a loved one last night and everyone who was hurt. Sad fucking day men.
Watch the trailer for Kid Cudi’s documentary A Man Named Scott below.