This week finds one of R&B's most successful singers dropping his anticipated album, while one of XXL's Freshmen Class of 2012 alums puts out a new EP. New albums in stores this week include The-Dream's IV Play, which sports features from the likes of Jay-Z, Pusha T, 2 Chainz and Big Sean. At the same time, Kid Ink unleashes his latest project, the Almost Home EP.

Other notable album release today include Freestyle Fellowship co-founder Aceyalone's Leanin' On Slick, and Apollo Brown, Verbal Kent and Red Pill's debut self-titled release as the Ugly Heroes.

The-Dream - IV Play
Radio Killa/Def Jam

Kid Ink - Almost Home EP
RCA Records

Aceyalone - Leanin' On Slick
Decon Records

Ugly Heroes - Ugly Heroes
Mello Music Group/The Orchard/Fat Beats