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The Drought Is Over: New Releases In 2014

Half life album to beat in 2014

























I don’t know what is floating your boat in 2014, but I am eagerly awaiting the new Marla Mase and Kevin Jenkins. I’ve heard some of the new Marla Half Life dropping February and would be surprised if it doesn’t emerge as one of the best albums of 2014. Meanwhile, I’ve been busy cutting and pasting for you in 2014… new releases folks…

This is from Ultimate Classic Rock:

January 7
Blood, Sweat & Tears, ‘The Complete Columbia Singles’
Peter Gabriel, ‘Scratch My Back & I’ll Scratch Yours’
Grateful Dead, ‘Dick’s Picks, Vol. 10 – Winterland Arena, Dec. 29, 1977)

January 14
Scorpions, ‘MTV Unplugged‘ (DVD/CD)
Bruce Springsteen, ‘High Hopes‘

January 21
The Beatles, ‘The U.S. Albums‘ (13-CD box set)
The Doors, ‘R-Evolution’ (DVD)

January 28
David Crosby, ‘Croz‘ (first solo album in two decades)
Metallica, ‘Through the Never‘ (2013 concert / concept film)
Red Dragon Cartel, ‘Red Dragon Cartel’ (with Jake E. Lee)
Small Faces, ‘Here Come the Nice: The Immediate Years 1967-1969‘ (box set)

February 4
Michael Bloomfield, ‘From His Head to His Heart to His Hands‘ (box set)
Paul Rodgers, ‘The Royal Sessions‘ (soul covers album)

February 25
Heart, ‘Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum‘ (DVD, Blu-ray, CD)
Johnny Winter, ‘True to the Blues: The Johnny Winter Story’ (box set)

March 11
Eric Carmen, ‘The Essential Eric Carmen‘ (with new song ‘Brand New Year’)

March 18
Kiss, ‘Kiss,’ ‘Hotter Than Hell,’ ‘Alive!’ ‘Destroyer,’ ‘Dynasty, ‘Unmasked,’ ‘Lick it Up,’ ‘Animalize,’ ‘Revenge’ and ‘Psycho Circus’ (vinyl reissues)

March 25
Sebastian Bach, ‘Give ‘Em Hell’

April 22
Paul Stanley, ‘Face the Music: A Life Exposed‘ (autobiography)

October 5
Joe Perry, ‘Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith‘ (autobiography)

Alice Cooper, (covers album)
Don Henley, ‘Cass Country‘
Billy Idol
Judas Priest, TBD
Led Zeppelin, catalog reissues
Motley Crue
Ted Nugent
Robert Plant
Rush, ‘Rush‘ (40th Anniversary Reissue)

Hip hop off

January 1, 2014:
Young Scooter – Street Lottery 2 (Mixtape)
January 5, 2014:
Lil Durk – Fuckery (Mixtape)
January 7, 2014:
Kid Ink – My Own Lane (Album)
January 8, 2014:
K. Michelle – Still No Fucks Given (Mixtape)
January 21, 2014:
Step Brothers (Evidence & Alchemist) – Lord Steppington (Album)
Ty Dolla $ign – Beach House (EP)
January 28, 2014:
February 4, 2014:
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Cocaine Piñata (Album)
February 11, 2014:
Chuck Inglish – Convertibles (Album)
February 14, 2014:
Pro Era – Secc$ Tap.e Pt. 2 (Mixtape)
February 25, 2014:
ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron (Album)
March 4, 2014:
A$AP Mob – L.O.R.D (Album)
March 18, 2014:
YG – My Krazy Life (Album)
50 Cent – Street King Immortal (Album)
Ab-Soul – TBA (Album)
Ab-Soul & JSMN – Unit 6 (Album)
Ace Hood – Starvation 4 (Mixtape)
Akon – Stadium (Album)
AZ – Doe Or Die II (Album)
Azealia Banks – Broke With Expensive Taste (Album)
Big K.R.I.T. – Cadillactica (Album)
Big K.R.I.T. & Yelawolf – Country Cousins (Album)
Birdman – Bigga Than Life (Album)
Birdman & Lil Wayne – Like Father, Like Son 2 (Album)
B.o.B & T.I. – The Man & the Martian (Album)
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Art Of War III (Album)
Bow Wow – The Underrated (Album)
Bridget Kelly – Something Different (Album)
Busta Rhymes – E.L.E. 2 (Album)
Capital STEEZ – King Capital (Album)
Chief Keef – Bang Pt. 3 (Mixtape)
Chris Brown – X (Album) | Singles: Fine China, Don’t Think They Know, Love More
Clipse – As God Is My Witness (Album)
Common – 10th Studio Album (Album)
Curren$y – Pilot Talk 3 (Album)
Da Mafia 6iX (Three 6 Mafia reunion without Juicy J) – TBA (Album)
DJ Drama – Quality Street Music 2 (Album)
DJ Scream – Long Live The Hustle (Album)
Earl Sweatshirt – Gnossos (Album)
Fabolous – Loso’s Way 2 (Album) | Singles: Ready
Fabolous – Soul Tape 3 (Mixtape)
Frank Ocean – TBA (Album)
Freddie Gibbs – Str8 Killa Part 2 (Album)
Freddie Gibbs – The Neck Tie Party (Album)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Cocaine Pinata (Album)
French Montana – Mac & Cheese 4 (Mixtape)
French Montana & Coke Boys – French Montana Presents: Coke Boys 4 (Mixtape)
Future – Super Future (Mixtape)
Future – Honest (Album)
Gunplay – Living Legend (Album)
Ice Cube – Everything’s Corrupt (Album)
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic (Album)
Jadakiss – Top 5 Dead or Alive (Album)
Jay Electronica – Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn) (Album)
Jeezy – TBA (Album)
Jeremih – Thumpy Johnson (Album)
Jhene Aiko – Souled Out (Album)
Joe Budden – All Love Lost (Album)
Joe Budden – Some Love Lost (EP)
Joey Bada$$ – B4.Da.$$ (Album)
Juelz Santana – Born To Lose, Built To Win (Mixtape)
Juelz Santana – God Will’n Vol. 2 (Mixtape)
Kanye West – TBA (Album)
Kid Cudi – Man on the Moon III (Album)
Kid Cudi – Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon (EP)
Kirko Bangz – Bigger Than Me (Album)
Ludacris – Ludaversal (Album)
Lupe Fiasco – Tetsuo & Youth (Album)
Mariah Carey – 11th Studio Album | Singles: Triumphant, #Beautiful
Method Man & Redman – Blackout 3 (Album)
Migos – Young Rich Niggas 2 (Mixtape)
Mike WiLL Made It – Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (Album)
Mystikal – Original (Album)
Nas – TBA (Album)
Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: The Pinkprint (Album)
Omarion – Love & Other Drugs (Album) | Singles: Paradise
Plies – Purple Heart (Album)
Pusha T – King Push (Album)
Raekwon – F.I.L.A (Fly International Luxurious Art) (Album)
Rick Ross – Mastermind (Album)
Rocko – #Ignant (Mixtape)
Rocko – Seeing Is Believing (Mixtape)
Ryan Leslie – Black Mozart (Album) | Singles: Carnival Of Venice
Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron (Album)
SD – Truly Blessed (Album)
Slaughterhouse – TBA (Album)
Tech N9ne – Special Effects (Album)
Tech N9ne – Strangeulation (Album)
Slim Thug – Boss Life (Mixtape)
Soulja Boy – Life After Fame (Album)
Swizz Beatz – Haute Living (Album)
T-Pain – Stoicville: The Phoenix (Album)
Taylor Gang – TBA (Album)
T.I. – Trouble Man: He Who Wears the Crown (Album)
Timbaland – Textbook Timbo (Album)
The Roots – & Then You Shoot Your Cousin (Album)
Travis Porter – Let Me Borrow Dat (Mixtape)
Twista – The Dark Horse (Album)
Tyga – The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty (Album)
Waka Flocka – Flockaveli 2 (Album)
Wale – Album About Nothing (Album)
Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood (Album)
Wu-Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow (Album)
XV – The Kid with the Green Backpack (Album)
Yelawolf – Love Story (Album)
YG – My Krazy Life (Album)

What else? According to Gigwise:  Foo Fighters, Solange, Adele, Slipknot, Lily Allen, Guns N Roses (I wouldn’t bet on that one), Ed Sheeran, Duran Duran.

More? Against Me, Blondie, Broken Bells, Girls Generation, Katy B, Beck, Bonnie McKee, the Offspring, Lana Del Rey, No Doubt, fun., Cher Lloyd, Rise Against…

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