The announcing of album release dates for the summer are becoming more frequent as the season nears.

To follow up his solo debut of Based On A T.R.U. Story, 2 Chainz announced on Friday the release date of his second studio album. The project is still without a name, however the Atlanta, Georgia-based rapper tweeted that fans can circle September 10 on their calendars.

Waka Flocka Flame recently announced the release date of his next album. A follow up to his popular first album, Flockaveli 2 will release on October 5. Waka recently took to Twitter to announce the news.

North Carolina’s J. Cole told Billboard recently that he wanted to move the release date of his Born Sinner album to June 18 in order to compete with Kanye West’s release of Yeezus. The previous date was June 25.

No Malice will release his debut solo album next month. In speaking to Hip Hop Since 1987 the Virginia rapper said that his latest project is his “best work ever.” Entitled Hear Ye Him, The Clipse member announced recently his album is set to drop on July 2.

Freddie Gibbs confirmed that his next album ESGN is slated for release in July. The Gary, Indiana emcee announced the news via Twitter

View the rest of the retail releases coming soon below, and on HipHopDX’s Release Dates page.

May 28

4th Pyramid – The Sky Belongs To The Stars
Aceyalone – Leanin’ On Slick
CX – KRAK ATTACK 2: Ballad of Elli Skiff
The-Dream – IV Play
Tricky – False Idols
Ugly Heroes – Ugly Heroes

June 4

Dive – Compiled
DJ Clay – World Upside Down
Kirlian Camera – Black Summer Choirs
Opus 2 Brass Band – Are You Ready ?
Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo (Onra & Buddy Sativa) – Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo

June 11

Prodigy & Alchemist – Albert Einstein

June 18

Goodie Mob – Age Against The Machine
J. Cole – Born Sinner
Kanye West – sixth solo album
Mac Miller – Watching Movies With The Sound Off
Quasimoto (Madlib) – Yessir Whatever
Statik Selektah – Extended Play

June 24

Wyld Bunch & DJ Brans

June 25

College – Secret Diary
Dessa – Parts Of Speech
Evidence – Green Tape Instrumentals
Junclassic – BLVD Backdrop
Lightnin’ Slim & Swamp Dogg – High & Low Down
Novalima – Karimba: Diabolic Remixes
Serengeti – Kenny Dennis
Slum Village – The Evolution
Tech N9ne – Something Else
Tony Touch – Piece Maker 3 (50 MC’s Reunion)
Wale – The Gifted
Wrekonize – The War Within

July 2

Daz & WC – West Coast Gangsta Sh*t
Gucci Mane – Trap House III 
Juicy J – Stay Trippy
Nemo Achida – Midnight Magic
No Malice – Hear Ye Him
REKS – Revolution Cocktail
Young Scooter – Juughou$e

July 16

Ace Hood – Trials & Tribulations
Chris Brown – X
Hieroglyphics – The Kitchen
Pusha T – My Name Is My Name

August 27

J57 & Blame One – Walk In The Sun

September 10

2 Chainz – TBA

September 30

Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience (Part 2)

October 5

Waka Flocka Flame – Flockaveli 2


Akon – Stadium
Azealia Banks – Broke With Expensive Taste
Big Sean – Hall Of Fame
Birdman – Bigga Than Life
B.o.B – Underground Luxury
Clipse – As God Is My Witness
Craig G & Da Beatminerz – TBA
Curren$y – Pilot Talk 3
Danny Brown – Old
DJ Khaled – Suffering From Success
DJ Scream – Long Live The Hustle
Dom Kennedy – Get Home Safely
Drake – Nothing Was The Same
E-40 – Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil Vol. 4, 5 & 6
Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
Eminem – TBA
Freddie Gibbs – ESGN
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Cocaine Pinata
Future & Rocko – TBA
Ice Cube – Everything’s Corrupt
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Immortal Technique – The Martyr 2
Jay Electronica – Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn)
Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$
Ludacris – Ludaversal
Method Man & Redman – Blackout 3
Mystikal – Original
Nelly – M.O.
Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: The Pinkprint
Plies – Purple Heart
Raekwon – F.I.L.A (Fly International Luxurious Art)
Rebel Armz – TBA
Rich Boy – Break The Pot
Rick Ross – Mastermind
Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron
Swizz Beatz – Haute Living
T.I. – Trouble Man: He Who Wears the Crown
The Roots – & Then You Shoot Your Cousin
Twista – The Dark Horse
Wu-Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow
XV – The Kid with the Green Backpack 
Yelawolf – Love Story
YG – Freshman on Campus

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