Madonna to collaborate with Black Eyed Peas writer on new album

Jean Baptiste to help William Orbit on singer's latest

Madonna has brought songwriter and producer Jean Baptiste Kouame into the studio to help with her latest album.

Jean Baptiste has worked for a host of artists as a co-writer including Black Eyed Peas and solo material for the pop band’s members, Fergie and

As reported by Madonnnarama, Jean Baptiste has also helped co-produce many of William Orbit‘s records.


Orbit will once again act as producer on the pop singer’s latest, after working with Madonna on the album ‘Ray Of Light’.

As well as working with the Black Eyed Peas, Jean Baptiste has helped pen songs for Rihanna, Chris Brown, Cheryl Cole, Jennifer Lopez and Kelis.

Adding to the studio news, the fansite also put to bed rumours that William Orbit would be providing the soundtrack to Madonna‘s new film W.E.

Instead the score will be provided by Abel Korzeniowski, the Polish composer nominated for a Golden Globe for his work on A Single Man, starring Colin Firth.

Madonna‘s, as yet untitled, 12th studio album is expected to be released next year.