the first artist signed to the Roc-A-Fella label, is preparing to release his
third solo album, M.A.D.E. The album title stands for Money, Attitude,
Direction and Education.
The release sees
the return of Bleek, who took a hiatus after a motorcycle accident almost took
the life of his older brother in Miami.
engineer, Young Guru, as well as Kanye West and Just Blaze, accommodated Bleek
by moving down to Miami, where Bleek recorded the majority album as he tended
to his brother.
The album includes
Nate Dogg, Jay-Z, Trick Daddy, Donell Jones, Beanie Sigel and others.
hits stores December 16.