Yelawolf Sets Release Date For Shady Debut; Eminem Talks ‘Radioactive’


Alabama rapper Yelawolf has announced the release date for his debut album for Eminem’s record label, Shady records.

Yelawolf’s album Radioactive, will hit stores on October 25th, via a deal with his label Ghet-O-Vision/Shady Records/DGC/Interscope.

According to Yelawolf, the album was inspired by his hardscrabble upbringing in Gadsden, Alabama.

“Radioactive is the fallout of my life’s inspirations, a testament to my ability to survive it all and to tell the story,” Yelawolf said. “Sometimes I want to party, sometimes I want to fight and sometimes I want to cry. I’m human and this album is as honest as it gets.”

Even Eminem is excited about the album, which features production by Justice league, The Audibles, Diplo and SupaHotBeats.

“We are very eager for the world to hear Radioactive and proud to be presenting the album on Shady Records,” Eminem told in a statement today (August 18th). “Yelawolf is a true original and he has crafted an incredible record.”

The first single from the album is titled “Hard White (Up In the Club),” which featuresLil Jon.

Radioactive is due in stores on October 25th.