News: Raekwon Accepts Kanye West & Justin Bieber Collabo Offer, "Let's Do It Ye, I'm With It!"
Monday, Aug 16, 2010 9:16AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has hinted at the possibility of an upcoming collaboration featuring himself, teenage pop star Justin Bieber and Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon.
Writing via Twitter, Yeezy brought the idea up with Bieber via a handful of tweets.
"So bugged out me and @JustinBieber are tweeting at the same time... Social networking is pretty awesome," Ye wrote Sunday (August 15).
"An I'm honored that you like my Music @JustinBieber!!! You gotta hear the album. Maybe we can do something together. Me, You and Raekwon."
"Yo Ghost and Rae were on one of my favorite Jodeci remixes of all time.. maybe me and Rae should hop on Runaway Love! FLEX would drop bombs!" (Kanye West's Twitter)
Bieber responded to Ye's idea and called the possible collaboration "epic."
"@kanyewest me, u, and the chef 2gether on a song = EPIC. haha. might sound crazy 2 u but even having this convo is living the dream. thanks." (Justin Bieber's Twitter)
The Wu's "Chef" also took note of the conversation and said he was down to hit the studio.
"RT @kanyewest: An I'm honored that you like my Music @JustinBieber!!! You gotta hear the album. Maybe we can do something together. Me, You and Raekwon! Let's do it ye I'm wit it!." (Raekwon's Twitter)
Aside from a collaboration, Rae's Only Built For Cuban Linx Pt. II: Gold Deluxe Edition album is set to drop tomorrow.
OB4CL Pt. II - The Gold Deluxe Edition will include two new songs--"Never Matter" featuring Bun B and "Rock Stars" featuring his Wu-Tang brethren Gza and Inspectah Deck--and four new remixes--"New Wu Remix," "Broken Safety Remix," "Penitentiary (Travis Barker Remix)," and "About Me Remix" featuring Game. The digital-only release will also boast six videos for such standout cuts as "New Wu," "House of Flying Daggers," "Surgical Gloves," "Canal Street," "Have Mercy," and "Catalina." OBFCL Pt. II - The Gold Deluxe Edition will go on sale exclusively through iTunes on Tuesday, August 17. (XXL Mag)
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