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Brandy and Monica Reunite in Miami Studio

First song together since 1998 smash 'The Boy is Mine'

January 9, 2012 2:00 PM ET
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Monica and Brandy pose at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
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Brandy and Monica have gone back into the studio together for the first time in 14 years to record a follow-up to their smash hit "The Boy Is Mine." Monica broke the news in a tweet on Friday, posting a photo of herself with Brandy in a Miami studio. Brandy commented on the session on Sunday, tweeting "Wonderful night in the studio! I wasn't 100%, but I gave it my all it turned out great! Just a little more raspy than normal:)"

It is unclear exactly what the two singers are recording with producer Rico Love, and how the product of their session together will be released. If the song is in fact a sequel to "The Boy Is Mine," we could learn whether either singer ever got the dude in question, or if they've moved on to face off over an entirely new man. Either way, it's pretty unlikely that the guy has much of a say in the matter.

Photos: Random Notes

You can watch the video for "The Boy Is Mine," which spent 13 weeks at the top of the Hot 100 in 1998, below.

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