The Diplomats Recruit Belly and Murda Beatz for New Song "On God"
Earlier this month, the Diplomats confirmed their first album in 14 years was on the way; now it's days away.
Earlier this month, the Diplomats confirmed that their first album in 14 years was on the way. Due later this week, Diplomatic Ties sees Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Freekey Zekey back together as if nothing changed. Diplomatic Immunity 2 arrived all the way back in 2004, but the four-piece seem eager to prove they've still got what it takes with their new single, "On God."
Featuring Belly and produced by Murda Beatz, "On God" unsurprisingly sees Cam'ron stealing the show once again, although it's a strong showing all around, with Belly providing a minimal but hypnotic hook. Check out the video for the record up top.
Following the Heatmakerz-produced "Sauce Boyz," which dropped with a video earlier this month, the new album is arriving after a series of teases from Jim Jones over on his Instagram. In September, the veteran rapper posted an in-progress handwritten tracklist for the forthcoming album.
The group will celebrate the arrival of Diplomatic Ties with a special Black Friday (Nov. 23) performance at the Apollo Theater. "We are committed to celebrating the legacy of Black music and its effect on popular culture," Apollo's executive producer Kamilah Forbes said in a statement last month. "Dipset is a perfect example of a group that started here in Harlem and made an impact on music that lasted decades."