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Britney Spears new album has hip-hop elements, says producer Hit-Boy

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Britney Spears's new album will have hip-hop influences, according to producer Hit-Boy.

The 'Till The World Ends' star hired the 'N***as In Paris' hitmaker to work on her eighth studio album - the follow-up to 2011's Femme Fatale.

Britney Spears 'Scream and Shout' video still

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"I'm bringing my world to her world, so I'm infusing what I do in hip-hop and bringing pop elements to it. So it's just going to be a global sound," Hit-Boy told MTV News.

"We've just been throwing ideas back and forth so far. So I can't really put a number on it or anything but it's coming together.

"I mean Britney, she's amazing. She's been around for years and she's gonna to continue to do her thing.

Miss Mode: Britney Spears at X Factor US Final

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"I wanted to just show people that I'm not just a hip-hop producer, that I'm not just an urban world [and] that I'm just a music maker in general.

"When she reached out it [was] so perfect to make it happen. We went in the studio and started making some ideas already. It's coming out nice, so I'm excited about that."

Spears is also working with Elijah Blake and will.i.am on the as-yet-untitled project.

Watch will.i.am and Britney Spears in the video for 'Scream & Shout' below:



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