Entergalactic and the Untapped Potential of Adult Animation

Visual albums are great vehicles for bands and artists to promote their discography, using the songs from new releases to soundtrack feature length productions.

This has resulted in some incredibly well done, artful and impactful projects such as Prince’s Purple Rain, Beyonce’s Black is King, and Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

The most recent release of this genre, and the one that is rather interesting, is Kid Cudi’s animated special Entergalactic.

Released to Netflix on September 30, and created by Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi and Kenya Barris, Entergalactic shows the incredible and untapped promise of modern adult animation.

It’s a story in six chapters that follows Jabari (Mescudi), a street artist who just scored a job at a comic studio, who meets and immediately falls for his new next door neighbor, a photographer named Meadow (Jessica Williams), and must juggle his new love with an old flame (Laura Harrier) and his creative ambition.

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