New Music Releases for September 2016
The month of September has plenty to offer in terms of hot, new music. On Sept. 2, Isaiah Rashad is slated to drop his long-awaited follow-up to Cilvia Demo. The TDE rapper's new album, The Sun's Tirade, and as he recently revealed in a new interview on the Juan Epstein Podcast, Rashad is pretty nervous about how it will be received. The tracklist contains features from Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Jay Rock, among others.
Mac Miller is back with yet another album -- the Pittsburgh MC is set to drop The Divine Feminine on Sept. 16. The project contains a bunch of dope guest spots, including 2016 XXL freshman Anderson .Paak on the lead single "Dang!" The Divine Feminine is also set to feature Kendrick Lamar, Ty Dolla $ign, Bilal, CeeLo Green and Mac's rumored flame, Ariana Grande.
Chinx is getting another posthumous release (deservedly so), as his album Legends Never Die is also expected to come out on Sept. 16. Check out his latest single, "Match That." The Coke Boys rapper was tragically shot and killed on May 17, 2015. A couple weeks ago, Chinx’s camp told XXL, “As the hip hop community continues to mourn Chinx, his team continues to keep his legacy strong.”
Chi-town spitter Mick Jenkins will also get his time to shine in September, as his new album, The Healing Component, is due out on Sept. 23. He recently connected with BadBadNotGood for "Drowning," and he also released "Blinded" with Webster X. Die-hard Mick fans have been waiting on his next project since his Wave[s] EP and his The Water[s] mixtape in 2015 and 2014, respectively.
West Coast crooner Ty Dolla $ign, Houston OG Trae Tha Truth and Detroit MC Danny Brown all have bodies of work on the way, as well. Whether you're going back to school, on your job grind, or both, the month of September (and us at XXL) are sure to have you covered with all the new releases. For the full list of upcoming album drops, scroll through the gallery above.