Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne to Release Single Next Week

'Ready to Go' is band's first song for Cash Money Records

Lil Wayne, Fred Durst of Limp Bizki
Lil Wayne, Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit Gary Miller/FilmMagic/Jim Dyson/Getty Images

Lil Wayne and Limp Bizkit will release a new collaborative single called "Ready to Go" next week. The song is the first Limp Bizkit have recorded since signing to Cash Money, Lil Wayne's longtime label. "It'll be a great way to let the world know that [the band] is a part of us," Cash Money founder Birdman told Billboard. "It's rock, but it's hip-hop-rock. I think we got that hip-hop-rock swagger."

Limp Bizkit's deal with Cash Money was announced last week, leading many to wonder why the popular rap label was going into business with the rap-metal band who peaked commercially in the late Nineties with hits like "Nookie" and "Break Stuff." "Limp Bizkit, to me, is just a perfect match for us," said Birdman. "It was something that [Durst] was interested in doing, and I was already a fan, and I was like, 'Let's do it.' It's good for the brand, it will bring a different look for us, and we're definitely trying to expand on that side of music."