SURPRISE! Big Sean & Jhene Aiko have teamed up to form the duo TWENTY88, and they are releasing their self-titled album on April 1. Sean & Jhene are both under Def Jam Records, so this collaborative effort makes sense, and the two have sounded excellent together on their collaborations in the pass (‘Beware’ & ‘I Know’). This certainly comes as a surprise, but both artists, especially Jhene, were due to drop an album very soon. Jhene’s debut retail album Souled Out hit stores in September 2014, and put up solid first week numbers before falling off sales wise due to the lack of a hit single to propel the album further. Sean’s latest effort – Dark Sky Paradise – hit stores in February 2015 and is certified platinum, boosting a triple platinum, double platinum, and three gold singles from the album. Needless to say, this album should be a hit, regardless of the hype of the surprise of the collaboration.
View some teaser videos below, and their previous collaborations as well. Follow the duo on Twitter.
EDIT: The tracklist has been added below. The project is eight tracks long & features K-Ci & JoJo and Detail.
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