2011 Fall Music Roundup

2011 Fall Music Roundup
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 26, 2011

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The Queen of hip hop soul returns with her 10th studio album, “My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act I)” on November 1st.

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Riri gets ready to rock again with her 6th studio album, slated for a November 21st release.

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With a new marriage, no wonder Monica is titling her next album, “New Life,” out November 29th.

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Ledisi kicks off her first headlining tour on October 20th.

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Chris Brown recently kicked off his F.A.M.E tour in Toronto. Next p are stops in Maryland (September 28th), New York (Sept 30) and North Carolina (Oct 1).

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Kelly joins Chris Brown on his F.A.M.E. tour from September 12 through October 2nd.

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We’ll be watching the throne when this duo kicks off their “WTT” tour on October 28th in Atlanta.

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The British singer returns with the album “Glassheart,” slated for a December 6th release.

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JIlly from Philly is on the road once again. This time she’s making stops in Alabama (Oct 7), Maryland (Oct 11), and New Jersey (Oct 9).

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The chart topper returns with his second album, “Future History,” on September 27th.

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It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Boyz II Men made their debut. The trio return with a new album, “Twenty,” out October 25th.

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Estelle returns with “All of Me,” her third album slated for a fall release.

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We’ll be learning from Common once again when he returns with “The Dreamer, The Believer,” on November 22nd.

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Melanie will serenade us once again on her second album “The MF Life,” slated for a December 6th release.

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R&B crooner Joe returns with his 9th album, “The Good, The Bad, The Sexy” out on October 18th.

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“The Boss” is on tour this Fall and she’s making stops in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Tyrese’s fifth album “Open Invitation” drops November 1st.

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Our favorite blue-eyed soul male singer returns with “Love after War,” out November 15th.

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Hip hop veteran Nas returns with his 10th studio album, “Life is Good” this fall.

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One of the hardest working R&B bands around takes to the road this fall with stops in Indianapolis, Las Vegas and Houston.

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Indie darling Meshell Ndegeocello returns with more funk, soul and rock on “Weather,” out November 8th.