Early this year there were speculations that he would be released as early as March 2016 (by his own label), but such claims were proved to be false, with a date actually set in place for 2017. But now it seems that may not be the case.
Journalist Neil Martinez-Belkin did some research and was able to find the actual release date for Radric Davis aka Gucci Mane:
The new release date, September 20th, was only confirmed by the Twitter account of Guwop, which also announces a “Gucci Mane & Friends Tour” set for September.
Gucci Mane & Friends Tour Coming September … For Booking Contact: Amina (404) 840-2027 or TrapGodBooking@Gmail.Com
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) February 15, 2016