Around the time that Fabolous and Ne-Yo’s hit single, “Make Me Better” came out in 2007, Fab told reporters that he was considering a full album with the R&B singer, similar to Jay-Z and R. Kelly’s Best of Both World series. Four years later and the BK MC told that the joint album may actually come out soon.

“I think this year too I might be doing this project with Ne-Yo finally,” he told XXL. “We’ve been in talks for a minute. It’s really sounding like it’s gonna get done. Ne-Yo is really hyped about it. I just fell back on it, but now I see the wheels are turning a little bit. I think we need that for the game. Some of the allure from the game is gone. You see people doing less numbers, so now let’s do some vanity projects where people are collaborating together.”

As previously reported, F-A-B-O is currently prepping the release of his new mixtape for next month. The Def Jam heavyweight revealed to that the project will be offered to fans for free and will have a focus on production with soul samples. —Elan Mancini with reporting by Rob Markman

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