Look Out for All These New Hip-Hop and R&B Albums This Fall

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Look Out for All These New Hip-Hop and R&B Albums This Fall
In a week bookended by releases from Machine Guy Kelly and Xzibit today and Jay-Z’s live Barclays album recorded last week on Thursday, it’s officially a kick off to music debuts, comebacks, and never lefts for the rest of 2012.

41 titles are coming at you before you know it, and there’s A to Z something for everyone—from A$AP Rocky to The Weeknd.

Here’s a comprehensive list of upcoming LPs compiled by Rap-Up for the gift-giving season. Put together your own personal list of what-the-hell-do-I-buy-you? archetypes for the holidays—second cousin twice removed, 7 year old niece who already has an iPhone, co-worker you’ve never spoken to for the company Secret Santa—and then mark your calendars.

October 9
Machine Gun Kelly – Lace Up
MellowHype – Numbers
Xzibit – Napalm
Mateo – Suite 823

October 11
Jay-Z – Live in Brooklyn

October 15
Leona Lewis – Glassheart (U.K. only)

October 16
Brandy – Two Eleven
Dawn Richard – GoldenHeart
K’naan – Country, God or the Girl
Bobby V – Dusk Till Dawn

October 22
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
Ryan Leslie – Les Is More

October 30
Meek Mill – Dreams and Nightmares
CeeLo Green – CeeLo’s Magic Moment
Marcus Canty – THIS…Is Marcus Canty

November 6
Ne-Yo – R.E.D.

November 13
Big Boi – Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You – The Best of Whitney Houston
50 Cent – Street King Immortal
The Weeknd – Trilogy
Christina Aguilera – Lotus
Travis Barker & Yelawolf – Psycho White EP

November 19
Keyshia Cole – Woman to Woman
Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Re-Up
Pitbull – Global Warming

November 20
Talib Kweli – Prisoner of Conscious

November 27
Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire

December 4
Wiz Khalifa – O.N.I.F.C.
Ciara – One Woman Army
Ke$ha – Warrior
Melanie Amaro – TBD

December 11
Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Lil Wayne – I Am Not a Human Being II

December 18
T.I. – Trouble Man
Ca$h Out – Patience

Additional Q4 Releases (Date TBD)
Rihanna – TBD
Big Sean – Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player
Game – Jesus Piece
Kid Cudi – Indicud
French Montana – Excuse My French
A$AP Rocky – LongLiveA$AP
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