The summer months are officially upon us, and some of rap's biggest artists are getting ready to bless the game with brand new projects. Obviously, keeping up with the new releases is essential whether you're working the playlist at a barbecue, a house party or in your friend's whip from the passenger seat. As a result, XXL has you covered with every new project set to drop during the month of July.

Kicking things off, two of California's most respected MCs -- Snoop Dogg and ScHoolboy Q -- will deliver full-length bodies of work. Over the past few weeks, Groovy Q has built the hype for Blank Face with multiple trailers and short films, and his appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert only added to fans' anticipation of the new album.

Meanwhile, Gucci Mane is gearing up for the release of his first post-prison album drop. Everybody Lookin -- which he recorded in under a week -- is coming out on July 22 and is expected to have production from Zaytoven and Mike Will Made-It. Fellow Atlanta artists Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan are teaming up once again for their Rich Gang supergroup, which is set to release another street banger, Rich Gang The Lifestyle 2.

But that's not all. DJ Khaled a.k.a. Snapchat God is putting out Major Key, Lil Durk is blessing the streets with the follow-up to Remember My Name, and Ace Hood is supplying the fifth installment in his Starvation mixtape series. July will no doubt be a scorching month temperature-wise, but aux cords across the nation are going to provide plenty of heat, as well.

Check out the new music releases for July 2016 in the above gallery. As always, keep it locked to XXL to stream or cop these albums as they officially drop throughout the month.


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