Anticipation continues to grow surrounding Jay Z's third installment of 'The Blueprint.' In a recent video interview that surfaced on the web earlier this week, producer NO I.D., who's worked with Jay on past projects, gave some insight on how the album is coming along. The Chi-town native says he and hometown comrade Kanye West are collaborating on the project together.

"Me and Kanye [West have] been doing a lot of work. We were doing 'Blueprint 3' together when we did 'Heartless.' 'Heartless' made '808s & Heartbreak' happen and all that is related but everything in 'Blueprint 3' is like '808s & Heartbreak but more hip-hop."

While giving off an overall confident vibe about the top rated MC's latest effort, NO I.D. ended the interview stating, "It's [Blueprint 3] going to be a full-fledged classic". How's that for tooting your own horn? And now that we know the album is a potential hit, where's the release date?

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