Man On The Moon III: The Chosen

Kid Cudi

Man On The Moon III: The Chosen

Third and final installment of the Cleveland, Ohio rapper's trilogy with guest appearances from Pop Smoke, Skepta, Phoebe Bridgers and Trippie Redd

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  1. 9.0 |   Clash

    It’s not clear if this is to be the last instalment of the man on the moon franchise, but what is clear is that Kid Cudi is back on track, and with this release, has made his best solo album to date
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  2. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The emo rapper drops his trilogy's final act, one full of frailty and triumphs
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Kid Cudi has made his real-life struggles with depression and drugs a running focus of his catalog, and in the process, helped a legion of die-hard fans get through some of the most challenging moments of their lives
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    While it might take a few listens to make sense of the album's seemingly muddled introduction, one thing is clear: by the end of this hour-long journey, Cudi has reached his destination
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  5. 8.0 |   NME

    A cinematic masterstroke that electrifies the senses at every turn, the third instalment in the Cleveland rapper's 'MOTM' trilogy offers a sense of closure
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  6. 7.2 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    This is a fun, sometimes moving project, extremely consistent and concise by the standards we apply to Kid Cudi since around 2013
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  7. 6.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The album’s best moments are intended as group catharsis between the listener and Cudi himself
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  8. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The 18-song epic, the third in Kid Cudi’s Man on the Moon series, we follow him as he struggles with inner demons as he shows us that he’s at his best when he’s straightforward, simple and pure
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  9. 5.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The rapper’s latest feels derivative compared to his influential early work
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  10. 4.9 |   Pitchfork

    The latest, underwhelming installment of the rapper’s cosmic album series arrives 11 years after the original and coasts on a legacy built a lifetime ago
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