Although it’s been three years since Young Jeezy released his smash third album The Recession, that doesn’t mean the Snowman’s been slacking off with music. He’s been holding steady on the mixtape scene, producing critically acclaimed projects like Trap or Die 2 and this past May’s The Real is Back. Now, with an album on the horizon, the CTE Entertainment CEO is re-teaming with DJ Drama for a sequel to his hit tape from earlier this year.

In a recent interview with FreeOnSmash, Jeezy revealed that he is planning to drop his latest mixtape The Real is Back 2 before his next album Thug Motiviation 103: Hustlerz Ambition hits shelves this September 20. He also added that the tape, which is to be hosted by DJ Drama, will hit the Internet within a few days.

The Real is Back 2 – what if I told you that?” he said. “That was [an] unoffcial [announcement], but I’m saying it. Take it how you want to take it; I said it, I might mean it. [As] a matter of fact, I know I mean ‘cus I said it. The Real is Back 2 – give me a week…three days, that’s all I need.”

The full interview can be seen below.

[August 5th]

UPDATE: Jeezy has revealed the cover art for The Real is Back 2, which is similar to the image used for its predecessor.

[August 24]

UPDATE #2: Jeezy has released a trailer for his upcoming mixtape The Real is Back 2, showing footage of recent shows and him recording the mixtape in the studio.

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