The Game’s ‘R.E.D. Album’ Gets Release Date

The Game will be seeing lots of red this Christmas. His new album has an official release date.

The Compton MC will release his fourth LP The R.E.D. Album on December 1, has learned. A deluxe edition of the set will also be available that day. The holiday release season heats up as Game goes head-to-head with Alicia Keys’ The Element of Freedom and R. Kelly’s Untitled.

R.E.D. album soon, wrappin this mothaf#$%@ up in 30 days ! Jimmy Iovine told me to tell ya when this sh!t drop, Merry X-Mas ! BWS/Aftermath,” he tweeted on Monday, while hinting that his new labelmate Diddy may make a guest appearance.

The Game had considered retiring from rap after 2008’s L.A.X., which spawned the hit single “My Life” with Lil Wayne. The R.E.D. Album signifies his RE-Dedication to hip-hop.