Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane‘s keeping fans waiting longer than expected for his Mr. Davis album. The hip-hop veteran has provided an update on why there’s no reason to rush greatness.

According to Guwop, his busy fall schedule has ultimately pushed the LP’s release date into uncharted territory.

“I planned on originally putting it out September the 15th; then, I started [thinking], October the 17th, but that’s the day I get married,” he told MTV News. His book, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, comes out on September 19, so this way, the album won’t be “overshadowed” by his literary achievement, even if it means we’ve got a couple more weeks before we can listen to the new stuff. “I love putting music out on 10/17,” he continued. “I feel like, it’d even make the whole wedding more powerful, because that’s like, my national holiday! … In my mind, it’s coming out 10/17, but I’m dropping it early, Friday the 13th.” (MTV)

This week, Gucci made headlines after announcing a new Reebok Classics sneaker partnership.

@ReebokClassics and Guwop collab!!! What you want the low tops or the hitops?

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The #ReebokGuwops brrrr

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10/17 #GuwopReeboks

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The newest @ReebokClassics model 👀

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Last month, Gucci Mane lit up social media to flex the cover art to his upcoming Mr. Davis album.

Earlier the same month, Gucci formally announced the project on social media.