This summer is shaping up to be a blockbuster for music with a jam-packed release schedule. Get your wallets ready for new albums from the most anticipated hip-hop newcomer since 50 Cent (Drake’s Thank Me Later), Eminem’s Relapse 2 replacement (Recovery), a West Coast revival (Game’s The R.E.D. Album and Ice Cube’s I Am the West), and the return of rap royalty (T.I.’s King Uncaged).
We’ve put together a list of the season’s most notable releases. Find out who will be providing the soundtrack to your pool parties and barbecues. Check back for updates as dates change and titles are added.