Kid Cudi plans rock album, announces A Man Named Scott mixtape

Kid Cudi tweets might not be as awesomely enigmatic as Kanye tweets, but that doesn’t mean Cudi’s work ethic isn’t the same. The rapper went on a twitter rampage Wednesday about his 2011 plans, which includes a bona fide rock album  (“Wizard is a rock album, no raps, just singing. brand new thing. flavor”). Cudi also tweeted about playing guitar on the record and working alongside Dot da Genius, who produced “Day N Nite” (“Pushing for a summer release of the wizard album. i produce and play guitar on everything with my main man @dotdagenius. he’s learnin bass”).

Also in the works is a new mixtape, the follow-up to 2008’s A Kid Named Cudi, tentatively titled A Man Named Scott.  Details are scarce, but it too looks to be out for the summer (“thats this summah. for all those who fucks with my raps, this is for u since ima be all rocked out with the wizard shit. also its free! yes!”)

Oh, and if you throw in an independent film he’s working on directed by Shia Lebeouf (“The maniac film will b released later this year. cage, shia and i really want everything just right, and i need the proper time for scoring.”) and Watch The Throne collaborations (“Workin on some jay and ye shit”), maybe Kid Cudi’s 2011 will rival Kanye’s. Well, maybe not, but at least he’s trying…


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