Swizz Beats Teases Upcoming Lil Wayne Collaboration on Instagram

Swizz Beatz
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Swizz Beatz performs at Super Bowl City on Feb. 6, 2016 in San Francisco. 

Earlier this year, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland agreed to go toe-to-toe in a beat battle and have subsequently dished out a few teasers as a "warm up" for the impending battle. After a few silent weeks, Swizz Beatz awakened the friendly feud on Wednesday (Aug. 30) with a preview of a new track featuring Lil Wayne, off Beatz' upcoming album I'm With the Smoke

Beatz' previewed his new track as a response to Timbaland's latest video, where Tim previewed a snippet of a song he's working on with Meek Mill. "That's how you feel @timbaland ok I'm reloaded," the "Money In The Bank" hitmaker wrote on Instagram. "I'm in a good mood !!!!!!!!! Let's Gooooooooooooooooioooooo! Shout out Wayne killing it! #mclaren720 --New wayne off my Album."

Using a sample of a Weezy lyric from Drake's 2009 hit "Forever", the Bronx producer strings together lively, drum-heavy arrangement, dancing along to the beat in the Instagram clip. Wayne bursts through the beat and lays down his fiery flow rapping, "Swizzy on the beat, I’ll beat yo ass like Khaleesi/Tunechi in this bitch, eyes looking like Konnichiwa/ Pistol on my side you don't want that thing to scream 'atcha."

Beatz recently went up against fellow producer Just Blaze in an epic beat battle held at Hot 97 back in February, though no winner was officially announced. The producer is also readying the release of his upcoming album Swizz Beatz Presents: I'm With the Smoke. 

Listen to a preview of Swizz Beatz new Lil Wayne collaboration below. 


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