Tag: Release

Nipsey Hussle Confirms an Album Will be Put Out in 2012
By February 20, 2012
Nipsey Hussle Confirms an Album Will be Put Out in 2012

Nipsey Hussle confirms to the people that an album will definitely be on store shelves in 2012. Looking forward to that. More details to come soon.

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Kid Cudi & Dot da Genius Push WZRD Album Back
By January 16, 2012
Kid Cudi & Dot da Genius Push WZRD Album Back

Both Dot da Genius and Kid Cudi logged on to twitter to talk about the status of their collective WZRD album, which was originally supposed to drop on the 30th. Here’s what Dot Da Genius had to say: Hey Guys, WZRD Update. Me and Cudi have been working on our debut album and it’s almost […]

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Kid Cudi Finishes WZRD Album, “Man on the Moon III” in the Works
By November 30, 2011
Kid Cudi Finishes WZRD Album, “Man on the Moon III” in the Works

Looks like Kid Cudi is determined to make that January 30th release date for his WZRD album (with Dot da Genius) stick. Cudi states the the album is complete and is currently in the mixing and mastering stage before it gets turned in. For fans who enjoy the more traditional hip hop-centric Cudi, he also […]

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Wale Begins Work On Third Album
By November 26, 2011
Wale Begins Work On Third Album

Good news for Wale fans. With his current success from his Maybach Music debut of Ambition, he has already confirmed that he is two records deep in to his third, untitled album. I’m just speculating (there’s no tentative date as far as I know), but I would expect his third album to be aimed at Early-Mid Summer […]

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Drake Scores #1 Album With “Take Care” – 631k Sold First Week
By November 23, 2011
Drake Scores #1 Album With “Take Care” – 631k Sold First Week

 ***UPDATE: Final Soundscan figures is a little below, but still solid: 631,466 Like his music? Hate his music? Doesn’t matter. Aubrey Graham aka Drake just made another huge statement with the release of Take Care.  He sold 659,190 copies first week and comfortably has the #1 album in the country. He won. Expect that number […]

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Kid Cudi Announces WZRD Album Release Date, Info
By November 18, 2011
Kid Cudi Announces WZRD Album Release Date, Info

Fans of Kid Cudi rejoice. He has announced that his “rock” (influenced) group with Dot da Genius will now be called WZRD instead of Wizard and that their album is dropping on January 30th, 2011. The title of the album was previously called 2 be Continuum, but Cudi says they scrapped that and are working […]

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Drake’s “Take Care” Projected to be the #1 Album with Up to 725k Sold First Week
By November 16, 2011
Drake’s “Take Care” Projected to be the #1 Album with Up to 725k Sold First Week

As with the past few weeks of hip hop releases, we get a first week projection based on the total first day of sales. As of now, Drake’s Take Care is set to firmly earn the #1 spot next week with between 675k-725k albums sold. WHOA. Huge congratulations to Drake, who definitely transcends the hip […]

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Common – The Dreamer, The Believer (Album Tracklist)
By November 13, 2011
Common – The Dreamer, The Believer (Album Tracklist)

NO I.D. took to twitter to release the official track list for Common’s upcoming album, The Dreamer, The Believer. Being released on December 20th, I can’t wait to see what Com brings to the table with 12 quality tracks. I’m sure there will be some bonus songs as well via iTunes, etc.

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T.I. Tentatively Prepping Album For a February Release
By November 11, 2011
T.I. Tentatively Prepping Album For a February Release

Fans of T.I. won’t have to wait all too long for a new album from the self proclaimed King of the South. T.I. has set a tentative date for the album drop: February 2012. That would mean to expect a single at the top of the year and see how it develops. Read more from […]

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Drake’s “Take Care” Official Album Track List
By November 7, 2011
Drake’s “Take Care” Official Album Track List

With one of the most anticipated albums of the year releasing in a few weeks, Drake’s official fan site has revealed the official track list to Take Care. I actually heard from a reliable source that he teamed up with Kendrick Lamar for a track and that The Weeknd would be featured on more songs, […]

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Wait What? Mac Miller’s “Blue Slide Park” Already Estimated to Sell 100k+ Units First Week
By November 3, 2011
Wait What? Mac Miller’s “Blue Slide Park” Already Estimated to Sell 100k+ Units First Week

This is actually an interesting story: Insiders are already predicting Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Park album to sell 100k plus first week based on the extensive number of pre-orders. Mind you, the album doesn’t drop until next Tuesday. Here’s an excerpt from the article: S.F.-based independent digital distributor INgrooves, which handles all of partial owner […]

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New Amy Winehouse Album in December
By October 31, 2011
New Amy Winehouse Album in December

In the wake of her passing, her father – as well as Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi – will put out a new Amy Winehouse album on December 5th. The album will include “Body And Soul,” the song she recorded with Tony Bennett before her death, as well as a number of completely unheard songs […]

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Track by Track Breakdown of Common’s Album, “The Dreamer, The Believer”
By October 26, 2011
Track by Track Breakdown of Common’s Album, “The Dreamer, The Believer”

Although the album has, unfortunately, been pushed back to December, Common played the disc for a number of people while in NYC last week. Rob Kenner had a chance to listen to the album and this is his track by track breakdown:

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Track by Track Review of The Roots’ Album, “undun”
By October 21, 2011
Track by Track Review of The Roots’ Album, “undun”

Via Okayplayer: At the beginning of today’s exclusive listening session at Manhattan’s Legacy Studios for The Roots new LP undun, manager Rich Nichols introduced the record by saying “the story is about the undoing of a kid.” Which reiterates what those of us who’ve been paying attention already knew about the concept album, but much […]

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Kanye West Announces “G.O.O.D. Music: The Album” Dropping Spring 2012
By October 19, 2011
Kanye West Announces “G.O.O.D. Music: The Album” Dropping Spring 2012

 This is news that I’m sure a lot of people have been waiting on forever. Arguably the most creative and talented crew  in the industry, Kanye West, Big Sean, Mr. Hudson, Kid Cudi, Common, CyHi da Prynce, Pusha T and the rest of the Grammy Family will come together for what looks to be a […]

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By October 19, 2011
Jeezy’s TM103 To Drop December 20th. We’ll See.

It’s one thing to announce that your album has been pushed back, but it royally pissed a lot of people off when Jeezy’s TM103 release date came and went and Jeezy was nowhere to be found. Well, we have a new release date in 12/20. Let’s see if he can get something cooking in-between now […]

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