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Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive this week via Roc-A-Fella.Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive this week via Roc-A-Fella.
The disc was co-executive produced by Jay-Z and 50 Cent; Jay-Z guests on the track "Rocafella Billionaires," which has been at radio since July. Additional contributions are heard from Lil Wayne, Jadakiss, Paul Wall, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross, Scarface and Too $hort, with production supplied by Dame Grease, Cool & Dre, J.R. Rotem and Don Cannon.
"The album is soulful. I think it's gonna be another classic," Freeway says. "I didn't fall into what people thought I was going to do or what everyone else is doing. If you're a fan, you'll love it."
Also due this week after being delayed numerous times is Houston rapper Mike Jones' new album, "The American Dream" (Swishahouse/Asylum/Warner Bros.). The new set shares a name with Jones' feature-film debut, which will be packaged with the album. Set during the late '90s, the film parallels the emergence of Southern rap with Jones' own life.