Upcoming Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes

DJBooth editors select the best and most noteworthy upcoming hip hop albums and mixtapes for you to preview. Release dates are subject to change.

Teyana Taylor - VII Cover

Teyana Taylor - VII

Teyana Taylor has come a long way since 2007, when she made her first foray into the public eye on an episode of MTV reality series My Super Sweet Sixteen. Seven years later, with a major label behind her and two acclaimed... More
Expected Release: November 4
Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica Cover

Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

You may not have noticed given the rate at which Big K.R.I.T. churns out stellar mixtapes, but it's been two years since he released a retail album. Now, though, he's nearly ready to unleash the follow-up to 2012 studio debut... More
Expected Release: November 11
Eminem & Shady Records - Shady XV Cover

Eminem & Shady Records - Shady XV

In late 1999, Eminem and his manager, Paul Rosenberg, launched Shady Records. Initially, it was just an avenue for the former to get D12's music onto store shelves but, 15 years and 15 albums later (not counting Em's solo... More
Expected Release: November 24
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter V Cover

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter V

Since breaking through with his third solo album, Tha Carter, in 2004, former Hot Boy Lil Wayne has climbed to the highest echelons of the rap game, and turned Young Money into a hip-hop empire. After a decade of domination,... More
Expected Release: December 9
PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9”) - PRhyme Cover

PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9”) - PRhyme

In September, an ambiguous video showcasing DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9" visiting composer and producer Adrian Younge’s record store was leaked, and in it, a small clip of what sounded like a new collaborative record was... More
Expected Release: December 9
Outasight - Chasing a Ghost Cover

Outasight - Chasing a Ghost

In 2012, NYC native and perennial DJBooth fave Outasight made his debut as a major-label artist with freshman set Nights Like These. Though the artist has since parted ways with Warner Bros., he plans to do it just as big on... More
Expected Release: March 13

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