1/7/2009 Las Vegas Nevada, CES -- Dr. Dre, record producer/rapper shows off his new headphones. Note- Mike Snider is writing something on this. Photo by Tim Loehrke, USAToday (Via MerlinFTP Drop)

Dr. Dre fans are going to be happy to know that they’re finally getting a new album after 16 years of silence. The popular and well respected music producer and rapper announced that the new album, called “Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre” is coming next Friday, August 7th. Mark your calendars, peeps!

“I kept it under wraps, and now the album is finished. It’s an ‘inspired-by’ album, it’s inspired by Straight Outta Compton,” said Dr. Dre. The album will be available exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music. Check out the iTunes link for the tracklist, and the album art below.