Death Of A Pop Star is the upcoming and highly anticipated collaborative studio album by Mississippi rapper David Banner and North Carolina producer 9th Wonder. The album, originally a mixtape, serves as the artists' first collaborative work together. The album is about the death of contemporary music and how it has all been reduced to downloads. It was made to prove to people that there is still good music being made. The album is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2010, under Banner's Big Face Entertainment label and E1 Music, and will feature collaborations with Anthony Hamilton, Ludacris and Erykah Badu among others. The lead single "Slow Down" was released on January 21, 2010. "Be With You" was released as the second single on November 3, 2010.