Midwest rap duo The Cool Kids have announced that they'll end their brief hiatus this year and will release a new album called Shark Week. The last project members Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks put out as a duo was their debut studio album When Fish Ride Bicycles in 2011. Since then, they've been working as solo artists, building their individual brands and exploring new opportunities.

Chuck Inglish made the announcement on Twitter yesterday to the surprise and delight of their fans. One of those excited fans included Tyler, The Creator, who asked Chuck if they were back together finally. "Never stopped...It was just a timeout," Chuck responded.

Interestingly enough, Michael Rocks told All Hip Hop in late 2012 that he and Inglish weren't going to continue as The Cool Kids, for that matter. "I don’t think we’re gonna come out again as The Cool Kids," he said. "We’ll probably do something else, but as The Cool Kids and as Shark Week, no, those ideas are done, and we’re on to something different now." That tide began to turn in 2013, though, with The Cool Kids hooking back up to release "Swervin.'" Along with Shark Week, Chuck Inglish plans to release his solo debut album Convertibles this year.

With reunions from OutKast and Clipse already in the works for 2014, this is gearing up to be Year of the Rap Duo Comeback.

[via HHDX]

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