The Game Plans to Paint Hip-Hop R.E.D. With New Album

The Game announced this week that his upcoming fourth studio album, The R.E.D. Album, finally got a release date.

The Compton rapper revealed on Monday (October 12) via Twitter that his album is set to drop on Dec. 1, and according to, a deluxe edition will accompany the release.

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,” Game wrote on his Twitter page (@IHateGame), and later revealed that new labelmate Diddy has made a contribution to the project.

Aside from the Diddy guest spot, The Game has been in the studio working with Los Angeles producer collective, 1500 or Nothing.

The Game said he was retiring after his 2008 album, LAX. But, less than a year later, he headed back to the studio and began work on The R.E.D. Album.