After Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. dropped, Top Dawg promised that 2017 would bring new albums from SZA, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock. While some skeptics felt like Jay Rock would get brushed over, perhaps it's time to erase your doubt. Jay Rock took to Instagram to post a picture of his engineer Derek Ali behind the boards, doing what engineers do best - making music sound dope.

"U Kno It's time when @mixedbyalion the boards!!!! #TDE" - Jay Rock

If the album is in the mixing stages, that means it's still very much on pace for a late 2017 release. Is anyone ready for some new Jay Rock