Chino XL Preparing New Album

Rapper Chino XL is back in the studio, finishing

up tracks for his highly anticipated album, Chino XL is Poison Pen.

The album will feature tracks with Cuban Link

and Gisele Jackson and feature production by Nick Wiz, newcomer Ghost, Fantom

of the Beat, the brains behind 50 Cent and Lil Kim's hit collaboration, "Magic


The rapper's latest album will drop on Activate

Records, with whom he inked a joint venture deal.

The album is slated for a late fall release date.

In related news Chino's first feature film, "Alex

and Emma", which also stars Kate Hudson is in theaters nationwide June


Chino will also appear on the Showtime series,

"Reno 911."

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which launches June 11.