Summer 2010 Release Schedule
4.26.2010

Summer 2010 Album Release Schedule

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.

Toni Braxton – Pulse – May 4
Trina – Amazin’ – May 4
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Uni5: The World’s Enemy – May 4
Bruno Mars – It’s Better If You Don’t Understand (EP) – May 11
Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – Distant Relatives – May 18
Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid – May 18
Rihanna – Rated R: Remixed – May 25
Common – Go! Common Classics – May 25
Taio Cruz – Rokstarr – June 1
Travie McCoy – Lazarus – June 8
Christina Aguilera – Bionic – June 8
Lil Jon – Crunk Rock – June 8
Iyaz – My Life – June 8
Plies – Goon Affiliated – June 8
Drake – Thank Me Later – June 15
Kevin Rudolf – To the Sky – June 15
Eminem – Recovery – June 21
Macy Gray – The Sellout – June 22
The Roots – How I Got Over – June 22
Paul Wall – Heart of a Champion – June 29
The-Dream – Love King – June 29
Jay-Z – The Hits Collection Volume One – June 29
Kelis – Flesh Tone – July 6
Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty – July 6
Ice Cube – I Am the West – July 13
M.I.A. – /\/\/\Y/\ – July 13
Rick Ross – Teflon Don – July 20
Step Up 3D Soundtrack – July 20
Fat Joe – The Darkside – July 27
Dru Hill – InDRUpendence Day – July 27
Fantasia – Back to Me – August 10
Roscoe Dash – Ready Set Go! – August 10
Ciara – Basic Instinct – August 17
Dondria – Dondria vs. Phatfffat – August 17
Teairra Mari – Sincerely Yours EP – August 17
Game – The R.E.D. Album – August 24
Shontelle – No Gravity – August 24
Usher – Versus – August 24
Young Jeezy – Thug Motivation 103 – August 31
N.E.R.D. – Nothing – September 7
Kanye West – TBD – September 14