Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Releases 2015

Just over two months into 2015 and we have already been blessed with the likes of Rae Sremmund’s Sremmlife https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sremmlife/id948398152, Joey Bada$$’s B4.Da.$$ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/b4.da.$$/id948743541, and Lupe Fiasco’s Tetsuo & Youth https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tetsuo-youth/id948344511, excluding J. Cole’s 2014 Forrest Hill Drive https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/2014-forest-hills-drive/id940845223 that he tacked on at the end of the year. Moving forward we can only have child like anticipation for what is to come.

    February has brought us strong repertoire so far.  First we had Chief Keef’s mixtape, Thot Breaker http://www.datpiff.com/Chief-Keef-Thot-Breaker-mixtape.620637.html

Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD joint album Sour Soul https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sour-soul/id952769969

Drake’s itunes released mixtape, If You Are Reading This It’s Too Late https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/if-youre-reading-this-its/id966988592

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Big Sean’s album, Dark Sky Paradise https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/dark-sky-paradise-deluxe/id963397688 and Chris Brown & Tyga’s joint follow up release, Fan Of A Fan: The Album https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/fan-fan-album-deluxe-version/id964294743

 

Out of the confirmed releases we have:

March 3: G-Unit – The Beast Is G-Unit (EP) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-beast-is-g-unit-ep/id958887610

March 10: Mod Sun - Look Up (Album) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/look-up/id959272934

March 24: Action Bronson – Mr. Wonderful (Album) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mr.-wonderful/id965629356

March 31: Ludacris – Ludaversal (Album), The-Dream – Crown (EP), and Wale – The Album About Nothing (Album)

May 5: Tech N9ne – Special Effects (Album)

 

           Other highly anticipated works we are unclear on their releases so far include:

50 Cent – Street King Immortal (Album)

A$AP Ferg – Ferg Forever (Mixtape)

A$AP Mob – L.O.R.D. (Album)

Ab-Soul & JSMN – Unit 6 (Album)

Ace Hood – Beast Of The South (Album)

Akon – Stadium (Album)

Big Boi – TBA (Album)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Art Of War III (Album)

Cam’ron & A-Trak – Federal Reserve (EP)

Capital STEEZ – King Capital (Album)

Chief Keef – Bang 3 (Album)

Clipse – As God Is My Witness (Album)

Curren$y – Pilot Talk 3 (Album)

Diddy – MMM (Album)

DJ Drama –  Quality Street Music 2 (Album)

DJ Khaled – I Have Changed A Lot (Album)

Drake – Views From The 6 (Album)

Earl Sweatshirt – TBA (Album)

Fabolous – Young OG (Album)

Frank Ocean – TBA (Album)

Gucci Mane – Trap House V (Album)

Ice Cube – Everythang’s Corrupt (Album)

Jadakiss – Top 5 Dead or Alive (Album)

Jay Electronica – Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn) (Album)

Jeremih – Thumpy Johnson (Album)

Jeremih – Late Nights (Album)

Juicy J – The Hustle Continues (Album)

Kanye West – TBA (Album)

Kendrick Lamar – TBA (Album)

Kid Cudi – Man on the Moon III (Album)

Kirko Bangz – Bigger Than Me (Album)

Lil Boosie – Touchdown 2 Cause Hell (Album)

Lil Durk – Remember My Name (Album)

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter V (Pt. 1) (Album)

Lil Wayne – Free Weezy Album (Album)

Lil Wayne – Dedication 6 (Mixtape)

Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money (Album)

Method Man & Redman – Blackout 3 (Album)

Metro Boomin – 20 & Boomin (Album)

Migos – YRN: The Album (Album)

Migos & Bobby shmurda – Shmigo Gang (Mixtape)

Mike WiLL Made It – Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (Album)

Mystikal – Original (Album)

Plies – Purple Heart (Album)

Project Pat – Mista Don’t Play 2 (Album)

Pusha T – King Push (Album)

Rich Gang – Rich Gang 2 (Album)

Swizz Beatz – Haute Living (Album)

The Cool Kids – Shark Week (Album)

The-Dream – Fruition (Album)

The Game – The Documentary 2 (Album)

Ty Dolla $ign – Free TC (Album)

T-Pain – Stoicville: The Phoenix (Album)

Timbaland – Textbook Timbo (Album)

Tyga – The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty (Album)

Waka Flocka – Flockaveli 2 (Album)

Yelawolf – Love Story (Album)

Yo Gotti – The Art Of Hustle (Album)

Young Thug & Metro Boomin’ (Metro Thuggin) – Metro Thuggin (Mixtape)


    If this list doesn’t tell you, this year is going to be full of more music than one could handle, especially with so many stars are dropping. Be on lookout for these releases throughout the year.

 

Written By Andrew Taylor-Shaut