Following Lil Wayne’s lead, Joe Budden has chosen to stagger Mood Muzik 4’s digital (October 26) and physical (November 9) dates. Meanwhile, Ski Beatz has taken a more innovative route by establishing a joint venture with R-Rated Records, an independent Hip Hop label from Kyoto, Japan, for the release of a Japanese version of 24 Hour Karate School (October 20). Along with October’s schedule below, the Release Dates section has the latest scoop on the entire fourth quarter.

October 5
8Ball & MJG – From The Bottom 2 The Top
B.G. – HollyHood
Bone Brothers – The Best Of Bone Brothers
Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Canibus – C Of Tranquility
Faith Evans – Something About Faith
Hezekiah – Conscious Porn [Digital Copy]
The HoodStarz – Controversy [Digital Copy]
Hussein Fatal & Nutt-So – Outkasted Outlawz [Digital Copy]
Koshir – White Girl Diaries
The Left (Apollo Brown, Journalist 103 & DJ Soko) – Gas Leaks [Digital Copy]
Lil Scrappy – Prince Of The South 2 [Digital Copy]
Ninja Tune Records – Ninja Tune XX [Box Set]
Ninja Tune Records – Ninja Tune XX Vol. 1
Ninja Tune Records – Ninja Tune XX Vol. 2
Nneka – Heartbeat EP [Digital Copy]
Pimp C – The Naked Soul Of Sweet James Jones
Rap-A-Lot Records – Crazy & Psychotic Volume 1 [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – Gangstas And Hustlers [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – Greatest Features [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – Number 1 Street Hits [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – $ex Money Drug$ [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – Street Life [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Rap-A-Lot Records – Swagger Check [Rap-A-Lot 25th Anniversary Edition]
Savage – The Tribal Council
Shad – TSOL [U.S. Release]
Skyzoo & !llmind – Live From The Tape Deck
Trae Tha Truth, Evil Empire & DJ Folk – Can’t Ban Tha Truth
Tricky – Mixed Race
Waka Flocka Flame – Flockaveli

October 10
The Gaslamp Killer – Death Gate
LMNO – James Kelly [Box Set]

October 12
7L & Esoteric – 1212
9th Prince – One Man Army
Atmosphere – To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy: The Atmosphere EP's [Physical Copy]
Boneified – Thug City
The Burnerz (Zumbi & The Are) – The Burnerz [Digital Copy]
Chiddy Bang – The Preview [Digital Copy]
Tha Chill – Chillafornia EP [Digital Copy]
Far East Movement – Free Wired
El Da Sensei & The Returners – GT2: Nu World
The Foreign Exchange – Authenticity
Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele [Special Edition] [Vinyl Copy]
GLC – Love, Life & Loyalty
The HoodStarz – Controversy [Physical Copy]
Kaz Kyzah & Ammbush – Deadly Operation [Digital Copy]
Kno – Death Is Silent [Digital Copy]
Lil Wayne – I Am Not A Human Being [Physical Copy]
¡MAYDAY! – Stuck On An Island [Digital Copy]
Nems – Prezident’s Day
Pigeon John – Dragon Slayer
Sufjan Stevens – The Age Of Adz
Vado – Slime Flu

October 19
Blame One – Endurance [Digital Copy]
Breez Evahflowin' – As He Goes On…
The Jacka & Ampichino – Devilz Rejectz 2: House Of The Dead
Kings Of Leon – Come Around Sundown
Lil Keke – Seven 13 Vol. 4 [Digital Copy]
Lil Scrappy – Prince Of The South 2 [Physical Copy]
LMNO, KeyKool & 2Mex – Blessing In Disguise [Digital Copy]
The Lost Children Of Babylon – Zeitgeist: The Spirit Of The Age [Digital Copy]
Pastor Troy – The Best Of Pastor Troy Vol. 1
Pastor Troy – The Best Of Pastor Troy Vol. 2
Shakira – Sale El Sol
Shawn Chrystopher – You, And Only You [Digital Copy]
Spectac & Amiri – Almost Famous [Special Edition] [Physical Copy]
Sugarland – The Incredible Machine
Teebs – Ardour
Von Pea – Pea’s Gotta Have It

October 20
Dagha & Psych Major – Noise Is The Trigger [Digital Copy]
Ski Beatz – 24 Hour Karate School Japan [Digital Copy]

October 25
2Mex – My Fanbase Will Destroy
Aaron Neville – I Know I’ve Been Changed
Buddy Guy – Living Proof
Cap D – Poly Math
Kno – Death Is Silent [Physical Copy]
The Left (Apollo Brown, Journalist 103 & DJ Soko) – Gas Mask
Lyrics Born – As U Were
Masta Killa – Loyalty Is Royalty
Nelly Furtado – Mi Plan Remixes
Ray Charles – Rare Genius: The Undiscovered Masters
Skillz – The World Needs More Skillz
Slaine – A World With No Skies
Tech N9ne – Seepage EP [Digital Copy]
Various Artists – Stomp The Yard: Homecoming OST

October 26
1982 (Termanology & Statik Selektah) – 1982
9th Wonder – 9th's Opus: It's A Wonderful World Music Group Volume 1
The Beatnuts – Street Level [Deluxe Edition] [Vinyl Copy]
Celph Titled & Buckwild – Nineteen Ninety Now
Chaundon – No Excuses
Dam-Funk - Adolescent Funk
Doc Ish – The First Treatment [Digital Copy]
Greg Nice – The Popcycle [Digital Copy]
J. Ivy – Here I Am [Physical Copy]
Joe Budden – Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst [Digital Copy]
Lone Ninja – Fatal Peril
Madlib – Madlib Medicine Show No. 10: Black Soul
Mikkey Halsted – The Darkroom
No One (Dae One & Noni Spitz) – The Substance [Digital Copy]
Nottz – You Need This Music
Pugs Atomz – The Decade [Digital Copy]
Wisemen – Children Of A Lesser God
Vinnie Paz – Prayer For The Assassin [Digital Copy]

Other Recent Announcements:

J-Live – Undivided Attention [November 2]
Keak Da Sneak, P.S.D. Tha Drivah & Messy Marv – Da Bidness Pt. 2 [November 2]
Lil Boosie, Webbie, Lil Trill & Trill Fam – All Or Nothing [November 2]
DJ Felli Fel – Thump Ridaz Mix [November 9]
Joe Budden – Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst [Physical Copy] [November 9]
Twista – The Perfect Storm [November 9]
Kid Rock – Born Free [November 15]
Copywrite – The Life And Times Of Peter Nelson [November 16]
Curren$y – Pilot Talk II [November 16]
El DeBarge – Second Chance [November 16]
Nelly Furtado – The Best Of Nelly Furtado [November 16]
P!nk – Greatest Hits… So Far!!! [November 16]
AZ – Doe Or Die [15th Anniversary Edition] [Digital Copy] [November 23]
Cassidy – C.A.S.H. (Cass A Straight Hustla) [November 23]
Eric Benet – Lost In Time [November 23]
Yelawolf – Trunk Muzik: 0 To 60 [November 23]
Jazmine Sullivan – Love Me Back [November 30]
Keri Hilson – No Boys Allowed [November 30]
Slim Thug – Tha Thug Show [November 30]
Andre Nickatina & The Jacka – My Middle Name Is Crime [December 7]
The Jacka – Flight Risk [December 7]
Jim Jones & The Syndicate – King Capo: Part One [December 7]
Lil Keke – Standing Ovation [December 7]
Turf Talk – Turf Sinatra [December 7]
Ciara – Basic Instinct [December 14]
Marsha Ambrosius – Late Nights & Early Mornings [January 4, 2011]
Yung Texxus – The Underground Prince (U.G.P.) [January 25, 2011]
K. Michelle – Pain Medicine [February 15, 2011]