Kanye West may be releasing the followup to the multi-platinum album “Graduation” later this year. According to Billboard the hitmaking producer/Hip Hop star will be releasing a new single this month. Entitled “Love Lockdown,” the rumored first single from his as-yet-untitled fourth album is expected to be released to iTunes in a matter of days with West contemplating the release of the album by the end of the year. According to Billboard, West may perform “Love Lockdown” at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. West’s last album “Graduation,” released in September 2007, has sold 2.2 million copies in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan.