Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak have teamed up for a collaborative album under ‘Silk Sonic’, a new band they created.

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The US singers took to their individual social media pages on Friday to announce the latest collaboration, while revealing that the first single on the album will be released on March 5.

The cover art for the new project shows that Bootsy Collins, Parliament-Funkadelic bassist and funk star, will feature in the upcoming project as a special guest host.

“We locked in and made an album. The band’s called Silk Sonic. First song drops next Friday 3/5,” the 35-year-old wrote.

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In the same vein, Paak shared the news on his Twitter page with the caption “We made an album. T’all get the first song next Friday 3/5. Rocket emojis and all that.”

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The duo had worked together during the European leg of Mars’ ’24K Magic’ world tour in 2017.

Bruno Mars, whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez, has received several awards and nominations including the Grammys, American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, among others in his successful musical career.

He has also collaborated with other stars like Cardi B and Ed Sheeran.

Paak, who is also a rapper, began producing music from his bedroom as a teenager. The 35-year-old released ‘Ventura’, his last album, in 2019.

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