The-Dream has announced his upcoming fourth solo album The Love, IV (Diary of a Mad Man), due on his birthday, September 20th. The LP’s first single will be “T.T.S” featuring R. Kelly, which is set to be released in the upcoming weeks. 

The singer-songwriter previously told MTV News that he was looking to enlist a star-studded cast for the album. He mentioned that he wanted to get guest features from Lil Wayne, Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake and Mary J. Blige.

Most recently, The-Dream penned two songs on Beyonce’s upcoming album 4 including the lead single “Run the World (Girls)” and “1+1.”

[June 6]

UPDATE: The-Dream has revealed that his new album, Love IV MMXII, will release on August 14, 2012. The singer-songwriter broke the news via Twitter, stating that he doesn’t care about sales as long as listeners enjoy the record.

LOVE IV is the BEST Album I’ve made. I don’t care what the sales will be. I will do my best to Challenge your Taste And Knowledge…….
May 16 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

I will Leave no Holes in this Album Period, no room to be Hated only Adored or simply just say “you don’t fuck with me” but what U won’t….
May 16 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Say is Dream Album is Mediocre or Sucks. I will Never Be your Star I’m to G and to Westside for that. I will never Sellout Arenas…..
May 16 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Because Since Love Hate I didn’t Sellout! And no matter how much you hate me you got to Respect that!
May 16 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

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