Jay-Z, Kanye West to Release New Albums This Year

MTV UK is reporting that both Jay-Z and Kanye West will release new albums before the end of the year. According to the site, Jay-Z will release “Swagger Like Us” featuring T.I., West, and Lil Wayne as his lead single. It will reportedly be available as a digital download this Saturday, September 6th.

Meanwhile, Kanye West is scheduled to drop his follow-up to Graduation in December. The first single, “Love Lockdown,” is said to debut on Monday. The rapper recently performed the track at the Nike+ Human Race 10K grand finale. Watch the live performance below. West will also close the MTV VMAs on Sunday.