Game: “[The R.E.D. Album] is Gonna be Better Than The Documentary

Despite numerous set backs, and no set release date, Game is quite confident about the work he put into his new LP, The R.E.D. Album. recently chopped it up with Mr. Chuck Taylor to find out what fans can expect.

“This [R.E.D.] Album is fuckin’ incredible,” Game told XXL. “Everything I do now in the studio is mind-blowing. I don’t want anybody to hear Purp & Patron and think they album is gonna sound like that, I’m on a different level with The R.E.D. Album. My bars is gonna be on point, my beat selection is gonna be on point. I got everybody from Dr. Dre to DJ Premier to Pharrell and Kanye West involved. They just don’t jump on anybody’s projects, so that has to tell you something.”

Earlier this week the Compton rep dropped the double disc mixtape, Purp & Patron, with DJ Drama and DJ Skee. But, as he explained to XXL, the tape holds no comparison to his official album. “Purp & Patron is like if me and you got a chance to see Kobe shoot around at the Lakers practice with Lamar Odom and Matt Barnes,” he said. “We’re gonna be amazed because that’s Kobe, but Kobe is gonna be like, ‘You think that was great, wait until game time.’”

Purp & Patron is just me shooting jumpers in the gym for practice,” he continued “When The R.E.D. Album comes out there are going to referees there and that’s when I’m gonna pack the stadium. This is gonna be my best work. I feel like this album is gonna be better than The Documentary.”

In the meantime, Game is prepping the release of his follow up to Purp & Patron, The Hangover. No details yet on the drop date. —Elan Mancini with reporting by Rob Markman

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  • Dave

    Is 50 cent going to give him songs like he did for The Documentary? Because his music sucks now.


      WOW, thats pretty strong rhetoric for the dude after 3 platinum albums, with the internet and downloading these days its rather difficult to go platinum anymore. Apparently someone loves his music, but I respect your opinion though.

      • pap3rchazer

        2 platinum albums…LAX maxed out at 630K

        • Pse

          Shut up hater ….LAX went platinum go check it on wikipedia…..soundscan , RIAA

          • jburg

            LAX is not platinum. Shouldn’t rely on wiki, genius.

        • Monsta V

          Fuck you next time you say that about the game i’ll find you and kill you

    • JKnight22

      WTF Game’s shit is still on point! It’s Game who should be helpin 50 with the trash that he is makin now!


    as far as im concerned…this cat has nothing to prove anymore..more than made his mark…definatly underated…RED album will be GREAT

  • Galaxy

    “RED album will be better than Documentary” You say that with every album.And if your songs are “on another level” as you say,then why the fuck wont Interscope release the album? Its just pushbacks all the time nigga cause your shit is garbage straight up

  • Mike

    If im mistaken XXL um ” Funkmaster Flex” was on PURP AND PATRON MIXTAPE NOT DJ DRAMA.

  • dynamicwayne

    I’ll believe it when I hear it

    • n1ggz1lla

      Yeh man.. it up to us to decide if its better or not..

  • olumide Akinola

    The Game a musician and a Geek with Tatoos.

  • pap3rchazer

    I think Jimmy Iovine put the battery in Game’s back to shoot for a G-Unit reunion, why else havent we got a release date for RED. I also think the only folks buyin Game’s shit are people on the west coast

    • Pse

      We don’t give a fuck about what you think…….Jimmy Iovine gave game red light to release RED… I’m gonna buy it and I’m not from west coast and i know a lot of people that gonna do the same. I bet he gonna sell more than your favourite rapper’s last album……

      • jburg

        Get off that nigga’s ball sack! He is wack, get over it.

  • pap3rchazer

    why does he keep saying he got 3 platinum albums, LAX went Gold. to be politically correct, what Game shouldve said was RED would be better than Doctors Advocate. besides, him sayin RED will be better than The Documentary is just the same as when fif said BISD was better than GRDT. fif couldnt match HIS MUSICAL PEAK with GRDT with BISD….what makes Game think he could match RED with fif’s peak when he WROTE/CRAFT The Documentary

    • Pablo

      well first off pap3rchaser…. 50 didnt craft the documentary, he only said that when the 2 of them were feuding, he claimed he wrote “westside story,Dreams, Hate it or Love it, how we do, and higher” and Game repeatedly said he only wrote his verses in how we do – and you can tell cuz GAME sucks on that song, and 50 cent isnt half the lyricist that the game was on “the documentary” or the doctors advocte” LAX and RED album are only ok though

  • airforceones

    Are you dumb @$$z kidding me…. Why do you think hes back with Aftermath…. Because he the best spitter in the game right now. You guys need to pull those dicks out of your ears and start listening to what he is saying before you start judging shit you have no idea about. I am white boi from Canada and i kno my muzik. I can relate to what hes saying and can smoke a blunt of pk and drive my fly ass white. Rich boiz on the rise step up hood rats.

  • FACT

    im sorry but the documentary has sold over 5 millions.

    • pap3rchazer

      i didnt say it didnt

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  • AV

    Ive been a game fan for a minute but as much as a i hate to admitt it he hit his peak with doctor’s advocate. His rhymes and beats were never more on point than then. Hopefully he proves me wrong tho

  • Dlong

    Game it time to step your game up or game over

  • Stylistic

    That’s not a real bold statement! Doctor’s advocate was better than documentary!

  • YouDumbNigga

    Lax only went gold in the states.. worldwide game went platinum. so yes he does have 3 platinum albums

  • ProdiGy

    true hommie – when game first came out he was the shit. then with all this G-unit fallout he went wack. get yo head on game…

  • Dick B.

    Thinking about buying the R.E.D. album

  • chi tizzle

    dont nobody even listen to games music anymore! he will be lucky to sell 80,000

  • Biggs

    LAX went gold in 2008 in the us, worldwide its platinum!

  • Manny

    The game is an animal man. He is the rapper alive and RED album is gonna kill!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jason

    The Game’s red album i think will be 2nd to the documentary….pot of gold wit chris brown was good…like his son’s gettin older…observing the eviornment of the streets of Compton…Red Nation…rep for the bloods…didn’t like it… Lil’Wayne fake ass self…wannabe blood…The Documentary was a classic…just like 50 die wit get rich dir tryin…both first time on the rap game…drop it big…rep about their life in the hood…after they got the fame…massacre/doctor’s advocate both did good, not like their predecssors. L.A.X./Curtis…is a different story…yeah both went gold…should of went plat…but it’s gold…curtis was garbage…couple good songs…ayo technology, straight out of the bank…amusement park

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