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Sometimes sequels to rap storied albums sit in the pressure cooker longer than need be. However, The Game is happy to see his next solo album commemorate an anniversary date that happens to be very special to him.

The follow-up to his classic debut The Documentary will now be released on January 18, 2015. Exactly 10 years from the release of the original.

Compton’s finest made the impromptu announcement on his Instagram account:

Hood morning (no typo): Spent the last 48 hours in the studio putting the final touches on #YearOfTheWolf & even though the date is pushed until Oct 14th I can promise my fans this #BloodMoney album will be better than anything else dropping this year ! Thanks for everyone who was apart of it & shout to my hittas @OfficialYonni & @MoussaGArt for grinding with to make the last minute changes to put this album in the can….. #YearOfTheWolf is finally done !!!!! Now on to “The Documentary 2” dropping January 18th…. Exactly 10 years from “The Documentary”….. Nobody is fucking with 2 !!!!!!!!! So don’t drop nowhere near me….. You’ve been warned ! For the people out there like me…. I salute all who are relentless at defying the odds to ensure their own success. Those who dream while still awake…. It is us that hold the keys to the future, keep grinding.. #BloodMoney

Game has been busy in the midst of finishing up his sixth studio album and Blood Money compilation. He recently orchestrated a Mike Brown tribute song featuring fourteen of his fellow artists, titled “Don’t Shoot.”

Photo: Instagram/The Game