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.

Wale - The Album About Nothing Cover

Wale - The Album About Nothing

With 2013's The Gifted in his rear view mirror, and his more recent, reader-approved and critically-acclaimed Festivus mixtape now partied out, Wale is poised to get the momentum train rolling once more for the release of his... More
Expected Release: March 31
Ludacris - Ludaversal Cover

Ludacris - Ludaversal

It’s been five years since his last studio effort, Battle of the Sexes, but the wait will soon be over for Ludacris’ oft-delayed Ludaversal album. The ATL legend, who has been quoted as saying his eighth major label... More
Expected Release: March 31
Curren$y - Pilot Talk III Cover

Curren$y - Pilot Talk III

Jet Life fans rejoice! Though nearly five years have passed since the second installment, part III of Curren$y's critically acclaimed Pilot Talk series will soon be landing. Lead by DJBooth-approved releases "Briefcase,"... More
Expected Release: April 4
Red Pill - Look What This World Did To Us Cover

Red Pill - Look What This World Did To Us

All you need to do is take one Look At What This World Did To Us to understand the need for music that actually speaks on something. Enter Red Pill, who's garnered both reader and Booth-acclaim with his contemplative subject... More
Expected Release: April 7
Bodega Bamz - Sidewalk Exec Cover

Bodega Bamz - Sidewalk Exec

Set to take us deep into the perspective of the neighborhood supplier -- the Sidewalk Exec -- is Bodega Bamz, who's prepping for his upcoming studio debut. The long-awaited album will offer more of the uncompromising street... More
Expected Release: April 14
Yelawolf - Love Story Cover

Yelawolf - Love Story

Nearly four years after his major label debut, Yelawolf is ready to share a Love Story with his long-anticipated follow-up. The title is fitting, as the Southern emcee promises his sophomore effort to be "more passionate"... More
Expected Release: April 21
Raekwon - Fly International Luxurious Art Cover

Raekwon - Fly International Luxurious Art

With over two decades of hip-hop service under his belt, Raekwon has long since cemented himself as a legend in the game. Nevertheless, the Chef's long-awaited sixth studio album promises to be more than just a collection of... More
Expected Release: April 28
Tech N9ne - Special Effects Cover

Tech N9ne - Special Effects

Underground legend Tech N9ne has built up such an impressive catalogue over the past 16 years, that the man doesn't need to employ any Special Effects on his forthcoming album. Nevertheless, the Strange Music head honcho has... More
Expected Release: May 4
Snoop Dogg - Bush Cover

Snoop Dogg - Bush

Snoop Dogg -- ever the aficionado of green vegetation -- is prepping the release of Bush, his thirteenth studio album and the first release under his own moniker since 2011's Doggumentary. Entirely produced by long-time... More
Expected Release: May 12
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: December 31