Before releasing his new album The Day After Tomorrow, Maino plans on releasing a mixtape entirely composed of original music. During an interview with Mass Appeal TV, the Brooklyn, New York native explained that he will release I Am Who I Am: The Album Before the Album with hosts DJ Green Lantern and DJ Infamous.

“I’m doing a real mixtape. It’s a lot of new music, freestyles. It’s just new music. I’m doing it with Green Lantern and my man Infamous from Atlanta. It’s called I Am Who I Am: The Album Before the Album. So we workin’ on that right now.”

Maino is currently prepping the release of his sophomore album The Day After Tomorrow, dropping October 4th. The LP features guest appearances from Lil Wayne, Lloyd Banks, Roscoe Dash and more, as well as production from GQ Beats, Coalition Forces, Dangerous LLC and Mista Raja.

[August 23]

UPDATE: Maino has revealed the guest features for his upcoming mixtape, which will include Jim Jones, Prodigy, Yo Gotti, Ace Hood and Trina. “I got a lot of features on there I got Prodigy on there, I got Jim Jones on there  I got Yo Gotti, Ace Hood, Trina,” he told “This is more album-song format, that’s why it’s the album before the album.”

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