Snoop Dogg, Johnny Cash

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Fresh off his recent duets with Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg is continuing his country ways.

The Man in Black's 1956 hit "I Walk the Line" will be redrawn by the rapper, Teddy Riley and DJ Quik for the upcoming project, Johnny Cash Remixed. The star of Snoop Dogg's Father Hood gave Cash a shout-out on his recent "My Medicine."

The new disc, which is being executive produced by Cash's son John Carter Cash, will feature artists, DJs and producers providing new spins on Cash's early output on Sun Records, the record label he shared with Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis before moving on to Columbia Records for much of his career.

Others set to contribute to the album, which will have a September vinyl release before its CD and digital release in October, include Pete Rock, the Heavy, Mocean Worker and Alabama 3, the last act being best-known for The Sopranos theme.

In a statement released today, the younger Cash, who took home an Oscar for producing the 2005 biopic Walk the Line, says his father would not have "Cry, Cry, Cry"-ed over this new venture. "He would have loved this remix record. While it stays true to the original recordings, this CD touches on undiscovered ground. This is what my father was about: staying true to tradition while creating groundbreaking new music.”

And, we can only imagine, rolling with Snoop.

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