Kid Cudi announces new album title, animated Netflix series with Kenya Barris

Entergalactic is the name of Cudi’s upcoming LP and show with the creator of Blackish.

July 22, 2019
Kid Cudi announces new album title, animated Netflix series with Kenya Barris Kid Cudi at Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2017. October 29, 2017.   Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Kid Cudi is coming to Netflix with an "adult-focused animated music series" based on his upcoming album Entergalactic, The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Monday. Both the show and the album are titled Entergalactic, and Cudi will co-write, direct, and executive produce the series along with Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's black-ish.

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The Netflix show will prominently feature music from the Entergalactic album. The project's narrative "follows a young man on his journey to discover love," according to a press release. "Enter Galactic" is also the title of a song on Cudi's 2009 album Man on the Moon: The End of the Day.

In May, Cudi confirmed that new music and a tour were coming in 2020. The announcement of Entergalactic came with a celebratory tweet from Cudi who wrote "Im just gettin started!!" See it below:

Cudi's other endeavors outside of music include roles in HBO's Westworld and the upcoming, Luca Guadagnino-directed We Are Who We Are. He'll also appear in the upcoming Bill and Ted sequel BiIll And Ted Face The Music, and Dreamland, a film about the opiod epidemic starring Gary Oldman and Armie Hammer.

Kid Cudi announces new album title, animated Netflix series with Kenya Barris