After the release of his first post-prison album Everybody Looking back in July, the ever-prolific Gucci Mane has surprised his fans yet again, this time with an entirely free-for-listen unveiling of his followup LP, Woptober.
The album was initially slated for an October 17 release, but ever conscientious of his followers, Guwop pushed the release date forward by three days. Like an eager kid on Christmas morning, the rapper explained how he couldn’t wait to share the record any longer and this one, according to Gucci, was for the fans.
First, the Trap God booked out DJ Khaled’s Finga Licking restaurant in Miami for an impromptu listening and “fan appreciation” party:
Before then, sharing some further Twitter love:
Still, when something is billed as “free” in music, it’s probably best to exercise a degree of caution. For example, Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book was billed as free, but only on the basis you were a paid-up member of Apple’s $14.99 per month Apple Music platform. Woptober, however, has been made available not only via paid channels but also Gucci’s official YouTube account:
In some cases, free really does mean free, then.
Bump the album — which also features collaborations from Travis Scott, Young Dolph and Rick Ross — above, and then head over here to watch Gucci go shopping for some sneakers.