T.I. Will Feature Lady Gaga In His New Album

Apparently, T.I. plans to balance his Trap Muzik roots with his pop-centric present with Paperwork: The Motion Picture, out September on Columbia. During a New York listening session hosted by VH1, the Atlanta rap mogul revealed that he plans to feature Lady Gaga on the record, in a song called “New National Anthem.”

While the song already features rising R&B singer Victoria Monet, T.I.’s finalizing plans to feature Lady Gaga too, according to HipHopDX. This collaboration follows “Jewels N’ Drugs,” Gaga’s ARTPOP posse cut also featuring Too $hort and Twista.

A Lady Gaga feature is just one aspect of T.I.’s staggering plans over the next year. On June 5, he revealed to Fuse that Paperwork will be just one of three albums he hopes to release this year, to soundtrack one of three stories incorporated in an accompanying movie. T.I’s also written three different roles for himself for the film, too. “That is my very ambitious goal that I have set for myself,” he says.

Are T.I. and Lady Gaga a match made in (music) heaven? Sound off in the comments below.

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  • Spaska Angelova

    Love Gaga

  • drew

    There’s no way his label will let him release more than one album per year. It’s all about stretching the money.

    Think about the past year or 2… GaGa was supposed to release two albums, I also remember hearing Janelle Monae was supposed to release two albums last year…

    • Christina Lee

      I wouldn’t be surprised if the latter two are released as “mixtapes,” but with an added promo push from the label. I’ll agree with T.I. — it’s very ambitious, just maybe *too* ambitious.

      (Also: One solid album, rather than three “meh” ones would be great.)