By EW Staff
Updated December 19, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST

DEC 23

DAVID BANNER MTA2: Baptized in Dirty Water And Banner’s next crunk-laden project? Mississippi: The Movie.

JUVENILE Juve the Great Back in the Cash Money fold, Juve releases his first album since 2001’s Project English.

BRAVEHEARTS Bravehearted The debut from Nas’ kid brother, Jungle, aims to prove Da Bridge is far from over.

JAN 13

THE CRYSTAL METHOD Legion of Boom With Wes Borland, the electro duo record more great songs for car commercials.

KEITH SWEAT The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat For safe measure, set your heat to low. And open the windows.

ICED EARTH The Glorious Burden Will ex — Judas Priest singer Tim Owens revert to his old Priest-cover-band ways with his new group?

JAN 20

CEE-LO Cee-Lo Green Is the Soul Machine The Neptunes, Timbaland, and Ludacris add a little funk to Lo’s follow-up solo effort.

THE CHURCH Forget Yourself Veteran Australian alt-rockers relax on the production to achieve a rawer 17th album.

ANI DIFRANCO Educated Guess Righteous babe writes, produces, and plays all the instruments. Take that, Prince — hi-ya!