After Chuck D’s sophomore solo LP slipped past many eyes, Freaknik: The Musical hits DVD this week, while The Alchemist and Oh No’s Gangrene collective preps a creative saw blade shaped vinyl EP for Election Day, featuring four Gutter Water leftovers. Along with the four-week schedule below, the Release Dates section should be peeped for what the rest of 2010 has to offer. 

Late Pass

Marv Won – Wayne Fontes Music [January 1]

Chuck D (as Mistachuck) – Don’t Rhyme For The Sake Of Riddlin’ [Digital Release] [August 1]

Harlem 6 – The New Breed [September 10]


Black Knights – West Coast Killa Beez (The Stolen Legacy Vol. 1) [September 30]

Lone Catalysts – Back To School [Digital Release] [October 1]


Rudy Ray Moore – Black Dolemite: The Best Of Rudy Ray Moore Live [DVD Release] [October 12]

Swisha House – Tales From The Player’s Manual Vol. 1 [DVD Release] [October 12]

John Forte – The Bloomingdales Acoustics [Digital Release] [October 20]

Dam-FunkAdolescent Funk [October 22] 

October 25

Cap D – PolyMath

Hed PE – Truth Rising

Lyrics Born – As U Were

Nelly Furtado – Mi Plan Remixes


Skillz – The World Needs More Skillz

Swedish House Mafia – Until One

Tech N9ne – Seepage EP [Digital Release]

Various Artists – Fool’s Gold Vol. 1

Various Artists – Stomp The Yard: Homecoming OST 

October 26

1982 (Termanology & Statik Selektah) – 1982

2Mex – My Fanbase Will Destroy

9th Wonder 9th’s Opus: It’s A Wonderful World Music Group Volume 1

Celph Titled & Buckwild – Nineteen Ninety Now

Chaundon – No Excuses

Greg Nice – The Popcycle [Digital Release]

J. Ivy – Here I Am [Physical Release]

The Left (Apollo Brown, Journalist 103 & DJ Soko) – Gas Mask [Digital Release]

Lone Ninja – Fatal Peril

Lord Infamous & Black Rain Ent. – Helloween Part 2: The Rise Of Satan

Madlib – Madlib Medicine Show No. 10: Black Soul

Mr. Brady – Labor Of Love [Digital Release]

Nottz – You Need This Music

Pugs Atomz – The Decade [Digital Release]

Raz B – Follow My Lead EP [Digital Release]

Slakah The Beatchild (as Beatchild) – Something Forever [Digital Release]

Wisemen – Children Of A Lesser God

Vinnie Paz – Prayer For The Assassin [Digital Release] 

November 1

The Left (Apollo Brown, Journalist 103 & DJ Soko) – Gas Mask [Physical Release]


S.A.S. – Galaxy Fly  

November 2

Devin The Dude – Gotta Be Me

Diplo – Blow Your Head: Dubstep

Gangrene (The Alchemist & Oh No) – Sawblade EP [Vinyl Release]

Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele [Special Edition] [Vinyl Release]

J-Live – Undivided Attention

Joe – Home Is The Essence Of Christmas

N*E*R*D – Nothing

Pitbull – Armando

Psycho Les – Psycho Therapy: The Remixes [Digital Release]

The Ranger$ – The Takeover [Digital Release]

Sean Strange – Street Urchin

November 9

BrokeNCYDE – Will Never Die

Bronze Nazareth – School For The Blindman

The Burnerz (Zumbi & The Are) – The Burnerz [Physical Release]

Cee-Lo Green – The Lady Killer

Custom Made – Hi-Def [Digital Release]

DJ Felli Fel – Thump Ridaz Mix

Dru Down – Chronicles Of A Pimp

Eligh – GreyCrow

Erk Tha Jerk – Nerds Eye View

Joe Budden – Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst [Deluxe Edition]

JR & PH7 – The Update [Digital Release]

Kid Cudi – Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager

Knoc-turn’al – Knoc’s Ville [Digital Release]

Lil Boosie, Webbie, Lil Trill & Trill Fam – All Or Nothing

Natalie Stewart (as The Floacist) – Floetic Soul

Pimp C & DJ Michael “5000” Watts – The Naked Soul Of Sweet Jones [Screwed & Chopped] [Physical Release]

Quincy Jones – Q: Soul Bossa Nostra


Smoke DZA – George Kush Da Button [The Deluxe Edition]

Syl Johnson – Complete Mythology [Box Set] [Vinyl Release]

Tom Fitzgerald – Edan’s Echo Party Movie [DVD Release]

Twista – The Perfect Storm

Watchmen – Power


Zion I – Atomic Clock 

November 16

Berner & Ampichino – Traffic 2

Bizzy Bone – The Greatest Rapper Alive

Cassidy – C.A.S.H. (Cass A Straight Hustla)

Copywrite – The Life And Times Of Peter Nelson

Jay-Z – Decoded [Book Release]

Jermiside & Danny Diggs – Middle Classic [Special Edition] [Physical Release]

John Regan – Sorry I’m Late

June Marx – Core Of Vengeance

LMNO & DJ Babu – No Apologies [Digital Release]

Messy Marv – The Shooting Range 2

Nelly – 5.0

Nelly Furtado – The Best Of Nelly Furtado

Nutso – Guilty Your Honor [Digital Release]

Norah Jones – …Featuring Norah Jones

Rihanna – Loud

Other Recent Announcements


Curren$y – Pilot Talk II [November 22]

Lloyd Banks – H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger For More 2) [November 22]

Justin Bieber – TBD [November 23]

Cashmere – Take Me Away [Digital Release] [November 25]

David Guetta – One More Love [November 29]

Eric Benet – Lost In Time [November 30]

Haystak – Easy 2 Hate [November 30]

Crown Royale (Buff1 & DJ Rhettmatic) – Crown Royale [December 7]


Shawn Chrystopher – You, And Only You [December 7]

T.I. – No Mercy [December 7]

Kandi – Kandi Koated [December 14]

R. Kelly – Love Letter [December 14]

Tony Williams – King Or The Fool [December 14]

Blaqstarr – The Divine EP [January 25, 2011]

Buckshot – The Common Knowledge On The Entertainment Industry [Book Release] [January 25, 2011]

Cam’ron & The U.N. – Gunz N’ Butta [January 25, 2011]

Saigon – The Greatest Story Never Told [February 15, 2011]

Roscoe Dash – Ready Set Go! [March 29, 2011]