Jay-Z’s “Blueprint 3″ Coming in February ’09 Says Kanye



Mega producer Kanye West has confirmed Jay-Z‘s upcoming album, The Blueprint 3, is near completion and will drop early next year.

In a teleconference, Ye explained that him and Jay almost finished the album before his own 808s and Heartbreak disc.

“I’m constantly making music,” Ye said. “We almost finished with Jay album. We was almost finished before I even dropped my album.”

Despite Def Jam being unwilling to offer a definite release date or rough projection for his final required project on the label, Ye wasted no timing in revealing the album’s due date in addition to other projects he’s been working on.

“Jay album is coming in February,” he explained. “It’s a new [Lil’] Wayne special packaging coming before this Christmas and we got a new record on there together so we still go a bunch of sh*t coming.”

Originally set to exclusively feature production by Timbaland, Ye was later chosen by Jay and most recently teamed with the hip-hop mogul for their post-election Barack Obama ode “History.”

No official release date has been announced for the upcoming album.

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