In this final issue of Rap Release Dates’ inaugural year, DJ Premier brushes some more Dust off his Beats, Lil Jon finds himself at his Crunkest, Raekwon’s Shaolin meet Wu-Tang, the CunninLynguists explore their dreams, Wiz Khalifa paints his major label debut “Black And Yellow,” and Messy Marv “pulls an E-40,” dropping two albums on the same day.

Late Pass
Various Artists – Free Leonard Peltier: Hip Hop’s Contribution To The Freedom Campaign [Digital Release] [November 25]
Sozay – Who Is Sozay [Digital Release] [December 7]
Moka Only – Martian X-Mas 2010 [December 14]
Gorilla Zoe – I Am Atlanta 3 [Digital Release] [December 20]
WC – That’s What I’m Talking About [Digital Release] [December 20]
Illa J – 4 Past Midnite [Digital Release] [December 21]

December 28
BINC – 200X [Physical Release]
Dougie-D – Da Realest Guerilla Of Da Maab [Digital Release]
Elusive – District 2 District [The Remixes] [Physical Release]
Planet Asia – Crack Belt Theatre [Digital Release]
Sha Stimuli – Unsung Vol. 1: The Garden Of Eden [Digital Release]
Tomorrow, Yesterday – To… From… [The Re-Gift]

January 4
Evil Ebenezer & Factor – Widows Creek [Digital Release]
GMJ – Beat Dreamer [Digital Release]
Sunspot Jonz – Galaxy Of Dreams

January 11
Georgia Anne Muldrow – Vweto
The Jacka – Flight Risk
Knoc-Turn’Al – Knoc’s Ville [Digital Release]
Lecrae – Rehab: The Overdose
Marvin Sapp – Beginnings: The Early Years
M-Eighty – Taking Back What’s Mine: The Official Compilation Album [Digital Release]
N*E*R*D – The Best Of N*E*R*D
Philthy Rich – Trip’n 4 Life [Physical Release]
RJD2 – The Glow Remixes [Digital Release]
Shunda K – The Most Wanted
Turf Talk – Turf Sinatra
Verbal Kent – Save Yourself

January 18
Andre Nickatina & The Jacka – My Middle Name Is Crime [Physical Release]
AP.9 – Relentless
BINC – 200X [Digital Release]
Dimlite – My Human Wears Acedia Shreds [Vinyl Release]
DJ Premier – Beats That Collected Dust Volume 2 [Vinyl Release]
Keak Da Sneak, P.S.D. Tha Drivah & Messy Marv – Da Bidness Part II
Madlib – Madlib Medicine Show No. 11: Low Budget High Fi Music
Mistah F.A.B., DJ Rah2k & The Empire – I Found My Backpack [Digital Release]
Yukmouth & DJ Fresh – Thuggin And Mobbin

Other Recent Announcements
The Doppelgangaz – Beats For Brothels Vol. 1 [Digital Release] [January 25]
Phre$hy Duzit – HateLove EP [Digital Release] [January 25]
MC Magic – The Rewire [February 8]
Awol One & Factor – The Landmark [February 15]
Blu – Amnesia [February 15]
Elephant Man – Dance And Sweep… Adventures Of [February 15]
Frank Nitt – Jewels In My Backpack [Physical Release] [February 15]
Lil Jon – Crunkest Hits [February 15]
Sims – Bad Time Zoo [February 15]
Talib Kweli – Gutter Rainbows [Vinyl Release] [February 22]
Tower Of Power – 40th Anniversary: The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco [February 22]
Blu – Her Favorite Colo(u)r [Reissue] [March TBA]
Blueprint – Adventures In Counter-Culture [March 1]
J. Rocc – Some Cold Rock Stuf [Vinyl Release] [March 8]
Layzie Bone – The Definition [March 8]
Layzie Bone – The Meaning [March 8]
Raekwon – Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang [March 8]
Blanco – American Psycho [March 15]
X-Raided – Unforgiven Vol. 3: Vindication [March 15]
CunninLyguists – Oneirology [March 22]
Wiz Khalifa – TBD [March 29]
Messy Marv – Waken Dey Cook Game Up: Over The Scale [April 19]
Messy Marv – Waken Dey Cook Game Up: Over The Stove [April 19]