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2 Chainz is fully trapped out on his latest album, which is literally called Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, but he’s switching it up to a more soul-infused sound for his next album. He’s already formed an unlikely yet undeniable partnership with Statik Selektah (see: “Smoke Break,” “Man of the Hour“), but in a new interview with Hot 97, Tity Boi revealed that he’s also been in the lab with the legendary Q-Tip.

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“I went over to Q-Tip[‘s house last night] and let him hear the Statik records ’cause I want him to be more of like a curator of my next project. I just respect what he has done,” 2 Chainz said. “I told him, imagine a trappin’ ass Midnight Marauders.”

As exciting as that sounds, it might be easier said than done, though. “He was over there chopping and I’m like, ‘listen, load up a beat, bruh! It gon’ take you longer to do whatever you doin’ than it take me to do me,'” 2 Chainz recalled of their studio session earlier this week. “He was like, ‘I’m used to working with people that have’ — and I understand that. But it don’t take all day to nothing over here, jack.”

Despite their differing creative processes, Tit still managed to impress Tip. “He went upstairs, came back [and I told him] ‘I want you to hear this before I leave.’ He was like, ‘bruh, these are real bars.’ I was like, ‘yeah, I know!'”

No word on when 2 Chainz will be putting out this new project, but he said it will be “conceptual,” “well-thought out” and have “interactive marketing ideas.” He also confirmed that Statik Selektah will be involved.

Related: New Music: Statik Selektah Feat. 2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa “Man of the Hour”