R&B singer-songwriter and actor Ne-Yo has been staying busy as of lately in both the movies and music industry. Most recently, the singer announced that he’s been working on his fifth studio album, as well as preparing for the release of the new movie he co-stars in called “Red Tails.” And following the footsteps of many artists, and even Def Jam label mate The-Dream, Ne-Yo has announced on Twitter that he plans on releasing a free mixtape prior to his album.
“Ladies and Gents…..stay tuned for my 101 mixtape hosted by [Kevin Hart].. lil something to hold ya Til the album is ready! Coming soon!!” tweeted the singer. “Warning….this mixtape will show a side of me rarely seen….my imperfect side! But it’s all in good fun y’all. Don’t panic! LOL!! Kinda dig this mixtape thing…..more freedom. After this one expect to hear more. Shit is fun!”
Currently, his movie “Red Tails” is set to hit theaters early 2012.