XXL Quick Hitters: Kid Cudi, Mac Miller and Pharrell, 2 Chainz and Justin Bieber

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KID CUDI: Announces New Album

“This will be my own version of Dr. Dre’s The Chronic 2001,” Cudi tweeted about his new album, indicud. That’s a big claim! [@wizardcud]

Mac Miller Promises Joint EP With Pharrell
Everyone wants to collabo with Mac, huh? From Cam’ron to Maroon 5 and now Pharrell. Mac revealed on his Twitter that he and Skateboard P will be delivering an upcoming EP entitled, Pink Slime. “Can yall please get #pinkslime trending so me and pharell can drop this song,” he tweeted. Fans must have responded quick. Mac unleashed “Onaroll” later in the day. [Mac Miller]
2 Chainz Gives Justin Bieber Nickname
After collaborating on Bieber’s “Boyfriend” remix, 2 Chaaaaiiinnnz and Bieber must be close. Chainz nicknamed the pop phenom, “Lil Swaggy.” [MTV News]