Williams is collaborating with R&B star R. Kelly to produce Best of Both
Worlds 2, which the rapper said will feature an all star line up.
early in the recording process," Baby told AllHipHop.com. "It’s gonna
come out on Cash Money and his label, Rockland. So far it’s just his folks and
The album will
be Kelly’s second attempt to record a collaboration with a rapper. His first
attempt was with Jay-Z, but the album was marred by allegations that he had
sex with an underage girl and taped it.
prompted Def Jam to pull the plug on the first version of the album.
In addition to
the R. Kelly collaboration, Baby said that Cash Money is preparing to release
albums from Lil Wayne, The Big Tymers and Juvenile.
is back with the label, producer Manny Fresh revealed that it was strictly a
business relationship, as opposed to the camaraderie the rappers seemed to share
when Juvenile had his breakthrough hit "Ha," from 1998’s 400 Degreez.
on Cash Money, but it’s just a business deal," Manny Fresh said. "He’s
putting out an album but there are still issues that need to be worked out."
In the summer of
2001, Juvenile said that Baby and his brother, Ronald "Slim" Williams,
cheated him out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, and vowed to never record
for the label.
No one leaves Cash Money Records," Baby told AllHipHop.com in August of
2001. "There is only one way to leave Cash Money Records. The way you walk
in, aint gonna be the way you walk out."
Juvenile has had
his share of legal woes since his recording hiatus. He was arrested three times,
twice for assault and once for drug possession.
No release date
has been set for his album.