News: Diddy, Timbland & Scott Storch Help The Clipse's "Casket Drop"
Monday, Jun 15, 2009 12:45PM
The Clipse have reportedly tagged Diddy, Timbaland, Scott Storch, Kanye West and more for their upcoming third studio album Till The Casket Drops.
While an official release date is currently unclear, Pusha T hinted at what fans could expect from the release.
"I mean production by the Neptunes, features from Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Cam'ron, Pharrell," Pusha said in an interview. "We just put together an amazing album and I'm really happy about that." Other names attached to the album include Timbaland, Scott Storch, P. Diddy and Danjahandz. (Much Music)
Pusha T previously called the forthcoming release their "best" work to date.
"We working on the new album right now, Clipse classic," Pusha T said in an interview earlier this year. "By far it's going to be the best Clipse album yet...As of right now we're working with a whole multitude of producers right now, we ain't got all the features in place yet but we got Sean C & LV, we got The Neptunes of course, we get Shawty Redd. We got The Justice League, we got DJ Khalil." (Straight Spittas DVD)
Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin also stepped up to help produce tracks on the album.
Legendary producer Rick Rubin has been working on tracks for the Clipse's long-awaited third album this month, the rap duo's camp tells EW. Rubin, who signed the Clipse to Columbia Records shortly after taking over as the label's co-chairman in 2007, has completed one tune with them so far in a Malibu studio; they plan to work with him on one to two more in the coming weeks. (Entertainment Weekly)
While details are still scarce, a few project notes leaked online earlier this year.
The album's first single, "Kinda Like a Big Deal," is produced by DJ Khalil and features Kanye West. Pusha T was tight-lipped when asked about the collaboration earlier this year, but said it was something to look for: "Hey, man, it's just one of them joints." (MTV News)
As of today (June 15), the project is slated to hit store shelves this fall.