Hip-hop continues its love affair with M.I.A. as it was recently announced that superproducer Swizz Beatz is in the studio with the Sri Lankan singer.

A rep for Swizzy told Billboard that the two artists would be collaborating for each other’s forthcoming solo albums. The duo posted a video on YouTube preceding the announcement that showed M.I.A. admiring Beatz’s choice of tattoos. [Watch below]

In related SB news, the Bronx-native, dropped the first single from his LP, Haute Living. The black and white video for the track, “Everyday (Coolin’)” featuring Eve, premiered over the weekend. —Elan Mancini