Album Previews

Eminem Unveils ‘ShadyXV’ Tracklisting


Eminem will celebrate 15 years of Shady Records with the anniversary compilation ShadyXV. Due November 24, the two-disc set features the Detroit rapper and the rest of the Shady crew, with some special guests.

The first disc includes new tracks from Em, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, Yelawolf, and D12. Sia joins Eminem on the single “Guts Over Fear,” and Skylar Grey lends her vocals to “Twisted.” Em reps his city alongside fellow Detroit MCs Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf, and Trick Trick on “Detroit Vs. Everybody.”

The second disc features some of the label’s greatest hits including Em’s “Lose Yourself,” 50 Cent’s “In Da Club,” and D12′s “Fight Music.”

See the Shady tracklisting below.

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David Guetta Enlists Nicki Minaj, John Legend, & Emeli Sandé for New Album


David Guetta has assembled another all-star team of talent for his sixth album Listen. The French DJ has called upon Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Emeli Sandé, and more.

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Tracklisting: Iggy Azalea – ‘Reclassified’


Iggy season continues. Iggy Azalea will cap off her breakthrough year with Reclassified, a re-release of her debut The New Classic. The project boasts five new tracks in addition to seven songs from her April release including her monster hits “Fancy” and “Black Widow.”

She has collaborated with Ellie Goulding on “Heavy Crown,” which appears in the trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service, and Jennifer Hudson, who guests on “Trouble.” The rapper and singer previously dueted on the Pharrell-produced “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” for JHUD.

Iggy will debut her new single “Beg for It” featuring Danish singer Mø on “SNL” on October 25.

Reclassified drops November 24. See the tracklisting below.

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Bobby Shmurda Reveals ‘Shmurda She Wrote’ EP Cover, Tracklisting

Shmurda She Wrote

Bobby Shmurda had everyone from Beyoncé to Justin Bieber doing the Shmoney Dance, and he plans to keep the hot streak going well after the summer. Fresh off his network TV debut on “The Tonight Show,” Brooklyn’s newest star has announced his EP Shmurda She Wrote. The five tracks include “Hot Ni**a” and his new single “Bobby Bitch,” with appearances from Rowdy Rebel and Ty Real.

You can catch Bobby performing his heavily-remixed anthem during the BET Hip-Hop Awards telecast on Tuesday.

Shmurda She Wrote arrives November 10 via Epic Records. Check the tracklisting below.

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Big K.R.I.T. Reveals ‘Cadillactica’ Cover, Tracklisting


Big K.R.I.T. pulls back the curtain on the cover and tracklisting for his sophomore album Cadillactica.

The Mississippi MC populates the 18 tracks with features from Lupe Fiasco, Raphael Saadiq, E-40, Wiz Khalifa, Bun B, Rico Love, and Devin the Dude. For the first time, he shares production duties with Jim Jonsin, DJ Dahi, Terrace Martin, and Will Power.

Cadillactica is the planet where all the fly things come from—all the player things, all the musically creative things, all the conscious records,” explained K.R.I.T. “Cadillactica is about testing the boundaries of totally new content, totally new ideas.”

The album pulls into stores on November 11. See the tracklisting below.

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Tracklisting: Keyshia Cole – ‘Point of No Return’

Point of No Return

Keyshia Cole is not looking back. On October 7, the R&B songstress will release her sixth album Point of No Return.

The standard edition includes 11 tracks, while the deluxe adds the songs “Do That For (B.A.B.)” and “On Demand” featuring Wale and August Alsina. Other featured guests include 2 Chainz, Future, Juicy J, and Gavyn Rhone, with production from Mike WiLL Made-It, Stargate, Mario Winans, and RedOne.

“There’s definitely more sexy songs on this album than I’ve ever done,” said Cole, who will star in a new docuseries for BET. “I think it’s a great album and I feel like it’s one of my best albums to date.”

Check out the tracklisting below and pre-order the album on iTunes.

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Mary J. Blige Reveals ‘The London Sessions’ Cover, Tracklisting

The London Sessions

The Queen comes to London on her new album The London Sessions. The R&B diva spent the summer in the studio with the U.K.’s biggest hitmakers including Sam Smith, Disclosure, Eg White, Emile Sandé, Jimmy Napes, Naughty Boy, and SAM ROMANS.

The result is 12 tracks including the vulnerable “Whole Damn Year” and Amy Winehouse-inspired “Therapy,” co-written by Smith.

“It’s all about the London music scene and I’m so excited to have been part of it, to record my album,” Blige said of the follow-up to 2011’s My Life II…The Journey Continues (Act I). “The songs are fun, therapeutic, and soulful. This is a beautiful change for me and I’m proud of what we have done here.”

The album arrives December 2 via Capitol Records and is now available for pre-order on iTunes. See the tracklisting below.

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