As he continues to celebrate his 40th anniversary as a recording artist, the original overweight lover Meat Loaf has revealed plans to release a new studio album featuring rapper-producer Lil Jon and Public Enemy frontman Chuck D.

According to an interview with Billboard magazine, Meat Loaf met Mista Chuck through Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, who is the singer's son-in-law. "[Chuck D] was going to do one thing, and he came back and did something else and we flipped out," Meat Loaf told Billboard.

The 63-year-old 'Bat Out of Hell' rocker met Lil Jon when the two appeared on 'Celebrity Apprentice' this past spring, where the Team Backbone members recorded a motivational rock song, 'Stand in the Storm,' with Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath and country star John Rich, as a benefit for charity.

Though the King of Crunk and Meat Loaf were both fired from the show, their friendship continued, and their single will now be featured on the singer's forthcoming studio album, 'Hell in a Handbasket.'

'Hell in a Handbasket' is currently slated for a February release.

Listen to Meat Loaf and Lil Jon's 'Stand in the Storm'

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