Young Jeezy has set a Sept. 2 release date for his new CTE/Def Jam album, "The Recession." In support, the rapper will kick off a three-week promo tour Aug. 10 in Houston.

Young Jeezy has set a Sept. 2 release date for his new CTE/Def Jam album, "The Recession." In support, the rapper will kick off a three-week promo tour Aug. 10 in Houston.

The new album's first single, "Put On," sits at No. 7 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs tally. "The Recession" is the follow-up to 2006's "The Inspiration," which has sold 1.2 million copies to-date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Here are Young Jeezy's tour dates:

Aug. 10: Houston (Arena Theatre)
Aug. 12: Dallas (House of Blues)
Aug. 13: New Orleans (House of Blues)
Aug. 15: Detroit (Plan)
Aug. 18: Chicago (House of Blues)
Aug. 22: Norfolk, Va. (NorVa)
Aug. 23: Cleveland (House of Blues)
Aug. 26: New York, NY (Blender Theatre)
Aug. 29: Jacksonville, Fla. (Plush)
Aug. 30: Tampa, Fla. (Jannus Landing)
Sept. 2: Atlanta (Tabernacle)

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