In addition to recording with Usher and releasing his first book next month, Diplo's got another big project in the works. He's already 18 tracks deep into a collaborative album with none other than Snoop Dogg. Oh, and they're not doing a rap album, either. We'd explain, but just check what Diplo had to say about it below.

“Snoop Dogg is an icon, man; he’s bigger than the music. What we’re doing is a reggae record. It’s like Snoop Dogg and Major Lazer together. It’s all reggae and he’s singing and he’s doing a f—ing awesome job and I never knew it, but he had his heart in every song. … We’re going to get back into the production of it next month, and I’m really proud of that record. It’s the first record I’ve ever executive-produced and his crew is amazing.”

That's right. A Snoop Dogg reggae album produced entirely by Diplo. And he's singing. Crazy.

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[via MTV]