While his debut album Food & Liquor leaked to the internet months in advance back in 2006, Lupe has managed to prevent his follow-up, The Cool, from getting into consumers hands prematurely. With the album finally hitting stores next week, the Chicago MC is giving fans a chance to hear his album for the first time on MTV's website.

CLICK HERE to hear the full 19 tracks, then come back here and tell us if it was worth the wait!