A Long Hot Summer is the third solo album from American emcee Masta Ace. The release is a follow-up to his 2001 concept album Disposable Arts. It was extremely well received by both fans and critics, however sales were poor.
The story follows Ace, an underground rapper through his "Long Hot Summer" in Brooklyn, accompanied by buddy Fats Belvedere. Ace ventures through the Brooklyn streets and goes out on tour with Fats as his unofficial manager.