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Cheryl and Dizzee make sweet music
Cheryl Cole has collaborated with Dizzee Rascal on a song for her new album
Cheryl Cole and British hip hop musician Dizzee Rascal have collaborated on a song for her new album, "Messy Little Raindrops ", out November 1st.
The track, called "Everybody, Everyone " is said to be hit already by those who have had a sneak preview.
Cheryl is a huge fan of Rascal and asked the rapper to work together on the song.
Cole has previously collaborated successfully with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am.
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