Rap Release Dates: Maybach Music Group, The Roots & Elvis Costello, Action Bronson & Harry Fraud

posted June 04, 2013 08:00:00 AM CDT | 14 comments

Rap Release Dates: Maybach Music Group, The Roots & Elvis Costello, Action Bronson & Harry Fraud

Goodie Mob's "Age Against The Machine" is delayed from early reports, while Maybach Music Group's "Self Made Vol. 3" is in the express lane.

Additional details have emerged regarding The Roots' album collaboration with Elvis Costello. It was originally announced by Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson six months ago that they were working on a collaborative LP, and on September 17 Wise Up Ghost will be released. This is The Roots' first project, as a group and collaborative, since their 2011 album with John Legend, Wake Up!.

Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group have formally announced the third volume in its Self Made album series. Self Made Vol. 3 will release on August 6 according to HotNewHipHop.com.

Action Bronson and Harry Fraud will release their Saab Stories album on June 11. The two also recently released the album artwork for the project, dropping it on Thursday.

Freddie Gibbs recently announced the exact date for his upcoming album. ESGN will be released on July 9 according to the Gary, Indiana native's Twitter. Originally, July was all that was revealed regarding the project's release date.

Goodie Mob said that their upcoming release Age Against the Machine will be coming out later than expected. Originally set for June 18, A spokesperson for Goodie Mob contacted HipHopDX and stated that the album will release in "late summer."

Last week, Kanye West confirmed that his sixth studio album would entitled Yeezus. He also released the official cover art for his latest project as well.

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

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

Action Bronson & Harry Fraud - Saab Stories
Prodigy & Alchemist - Albert Einstein
The Lonely Island - The Wack Album

June 18

J. Cole - Born Sinner
Kanye West - Yeezus
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
John Legend - Love In The Future
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 9

Freddie Gibbs - ESGN

July 16

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

August 6

Maybach Music Group - Self Made Vol. 3

August 27

J57 & Blame One - Walk In The Sun
SunGod - Redemption

September 10

2 Chainz - TBA

September 17

The Roots & Elvis Costello - Wise Up Ghost

September 30

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

October 5

Waka Flocka Flame - Flockaveli 2

TBA

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 & Madlib - Cocaine Pinata
Future & Rocko - TBA
Goodie Mob - Age Against The Machine
Gucci Mane - MR.GUWOP
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$$ - B4.DA.$$
KA - The Night's Gambit
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
RiFF RaFF & Skrillex - TBA
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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