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Snoop Lion's 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks' Features Miley Cyrus

Major Lazer produces latest offering from 'Reincarnated'

Snoop Lion, Miley Cyrus.
Tiffany Rose/WireImage; JB Lacroix/WireImage
April 4, 2013 10:20 AM ET

It's got rhymes from Snoop Lion, production from Major Lazer and a hook from Miley Cyrus: No it's not some belated April Fools joke, but "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks," the latest track to surface from Snoop's upcoming reggae-inspired LP Reincarnated.

'Reincarnated' Traces Snoop Lion's Rastafarian Awakening

Atop an understated groove packed with piano plunks, Snoop waxes reflective on the onslaught of downers life throws everyone's way – and the surefire way to lift you back up – while Cyrus echoes the sentiment in the track's swaying, oft-repeated hook.

Reincarnated, which marks the rapper's transformation into reggae star, is slated for release on April 23rd; you can also check out the video for Snoop Lion's first offering "La La La" here.

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