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Gucci Mane announces new project The Return of East Atlanta Santa

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Gucci Mane hasn’t wasted any time since being released from prison.

The Atlanta rapper announced another new project The Return of East Atlanta Santa on Monday, his third since his May release. “#Woptober in the streets right now. Coming right back with #TheReturnOfEastAtlantaSanta on 12/16! RT that!!” he tweeted.

This marks the third installment of Gucci Mane’ts East Atlanta Santa series. The previous two mixtapes — East Atlanta Santa and East Atlanta Santa 2: The Night GuWop Stole X-Mas — came out around Christmas in 2014 and 2015. Gucci Mane dropped his second post-prison record, Woptober, on Friday. Everybody Looking, his prior album, came out in late July.

The rapper pleaded guilty in 2014 for firearm possession by a felon. He was released early on May 26. It took only an hour before he was in the studio again, according to the label he launched, 1017 Records.

The Return of East Atlanta Santa is set, fittingly, for a pre-Christmas release on Dec. 16.