Georgia rapper Rittz has linked up with Tech N9ne and the Strange Music outfit for his new release Top of the Line, and XXL is premiering the album cover art today (Mar. 7). The artwork has a '70s or '80s movie poster feel, with Rittz the star attraction in an illustrated and boldly framed portrait. The album is set to drop on May 6, with Rittz joining Tech N9ne on the road for his Independent Powerhouse Tour 2016 beginning March 30 in Tulsa, OK.

The album will be Rittz' first since 2014's Next to Nothing. In an interview back in August of 2015, Rittz said of his upcoming third studio release, "I’m waiting on the rest of the production. The way I like to get it is I like to get all my beats together and I can hear the beats and go ‘ok this is classic’ or ‘this is the sound that I want.’ Right now I got a guy in Germany names Heartbeatz who’s been making a lot of dope tracks. So I reached out to Seven from Strange and I think once Seven sends the tracks in, it’s going to be well-rounded and I can start writing on it...With Strange, your album’s gotta come out when it’s marketable and around every other artist...I’m just really going to try and rap my ass off on there and show you why I’m top of the line."

We last saw Rittz in the "We Just Wanna Party" video with Tech N9ne and on the "LAF" remix with Yelawolf, Royce da 5’9″ and KXNG CROOKED. Peep the Top of the Line cover art above, and visit Strange VIP for a full list of Tech and Rittz show dates.

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