The summer is starting to look real hot with numerous artists announcing new albums. Heavyweight rappers dropping new albums include Kendrick Lamar, Pusha T, Future, Jack Harlow, and Travis Scott. However, the date for Scott’s next album, “Utopia” remains unconfirmed.
The Five Foot Giant Returns
After a five-year hiatus, legendary West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has announced a new album called “Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers” coming out on May 13th.
Lamar announced his fifth studio album on his website, oklahoma.com. His last album, DAMN, was highly successful, selling 603,000 album-equivalent units in the first week of its release and being certified as triple platinum by the RIAA in May 2018.
Keepin It Pushin’
Following this last album, Daytona, Virginia-based rapper Pusha T is set to release his fourth studio album, It’s Almost Dry on April 22nd. Good friend and frequent collaborator, Kanye West, produced the album alongside Pharell & the Neptunes.
Other features will include West, Jay-Z, Lil Uzi Vert, Kid Cudi, Don Toliver, and others.
Singles that Pusha T has released for the upcoming album include “Diet Coke” featuring Kanye West and Neck and Wrist” with Jay-Z.
Future Keeps It Mysterious For New Album
Future has announced his ninth studio album will be released on April 29th. The Atlanta rapper has not yet released an album title. In an interview with GQ magazine, he said, “Im putting myself out there” with his vulnerable side.
Collaborations on the album will include Drake, Gunna, Kanye West, and others. Future will try to repeat success with this new album like his 2020 album High Off Life, which reached No.1 on Billboard 200.
Jack Harlow Set To Release Sophomore Project
Louisville’s golden boy, Jack Harlow, is set to release his second studio album “Come Home The Kids Miss You” on May 6th.
However, two singles have already been released from the upcoming project: “Nail Tech” with Young Miami and “First Class”.
Harlow recently achieved his first chart topping single as a solo artist with “First Class”, which uses a sample from the Fergie song “Glamorous”.
His debut album, “That’s What They All Say”, debuted at No.5 on the Billboard 200 and helped him jump into the mainstream.