It's a comforting thought to realize that these albums will all be released in March, a happy reminder that spring is on the way, and that the warmer it gets, the less likely Rick Ross is to wear a shirt, which is a victory for us all. Click on the album covers to visit the stream source.

Rick Ross - Mastermind
The finest law enforcement official turned performer since Eddie Money, Rick Ross is back with his sixth album, featuring a cavalcade of guest appearances from artists such as Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, French Montana, Diddy and Scarface, which easily makes this the trillest album in this week's roundup. (iTunes required)




Pharrell Williams - G I R L
Riding high off of the monster success of "Happy" and the monster success of his hat, N.E.R.D./Neptunes guru Pharrell Williams is previewing his second solo LP. (iTunes required)




Drive-By Truckers - English Oceans
Drive-By Truckers, a favorite of those who commented on our list of favorite concept albums, have posted an advance stream of their latest. (via Paste)




The Men - Tomorrow's Hits
Prolific Brooklyn noise rock band the Men are releasing their sixth album since 2010.




The Grand Budapest Hotel - Original Soundtrack
The 32-song soundtrack to the upcoming Wes Anderson film showcases his trademark affinity for looking beyond standard movie music fare.




Carnifex - Die Without Hope
For something violent, the latest from hyper-aggressive San Diego metal act Carnifex can be streamed below.