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UK ‘The X Factor’ judge Tulisa Contostavlos appears to have secured premium producer The-Dream for her upcoming album due later this year.
The 24-year-old singer clearly is hoping to make a much larger splash stateside than her former judging-mate Cheryl Cole was unsuccessfully able to do.
See more shots of their care-free outing after the jump and sound-off below.
Contostavlos was pictured with the man behind Rihanna‘s (‘Umbrella’) and Beyonce‘s (‘Single Ladies’) biggest hits this weekend prompting speculation of the pair working together. The diva-in-training was seen cruising in the 34 year-old songwriter’s red Ferrari before they joined several friends for drinks on Ocean Drive in South Beach.
Working with The-Dream can be quite the mixed bag has his results really depend on the artist he’s working with. For example it’s a rarity that he and Beyonce miss the mark when it comes to crafting a hit song, however, his work with R&B vet Mariah Carey on 2009’s ‘Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel’ fell completely flat.
As far as his collaborations with Tulisa goes only time will tell…