Tell 'Em Why U Mad, the first album by the Mad Rapper,
will be released Aug. 31 by Crazy Cat Records, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie's New York record label, according to a spokesperson for the label. Angelettie, exposed as the Mad Rapper last year, collaborates on the album with Busta Rhymes, Eminem and others. Angelettie was cleared last month of charges he assaulted former Blaze editor Jesse Washington after the magazine revealed his identity. Angelettie works as an in-house producer for Sean "Puffy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment.