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Icona Pop's 'Girlfriend' Makes Its Debut As Latest From Electropop Duo

05/30/2013 04:13 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2013

Good news, Icona Pop fans: a new single from the Swedish duo has premiered.

Called "Girlfriend," the track made its way onto the web on Thursday. The song has Icona Pop covering words made famous by Tupac, and later covered by Jay-Z -- take a listen in the video above. Made up of Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, the girls of Icona Pop repeatedly sing lyrics from Tupac's "Me and My Girlfriend," with the phrase "All I need in this life of sin/Is me and my girlfriend." Jay-Z employed the same lyric for his collaboration with Beyonce, "'03 Bonnie & Clyde."

"Girlfriend" will reportedly serve as Icona Pop's next international single.

Icona Pop rose to fame last year with the release of their hit single "I Love It." The lead track off of the duo's debut EP, "Icona Pop," "I Love It" hit No. 7 on the Billboard chart and was certified gold. The popularity of the song was aided by its usage in various commercials and its placement in HBO's "Girls" and Fox's "Glee."

Formed in 2009, Icona Pop is expected to release a new album later this year. "It's gonna be out before the end of the summer," the girls said in an interview with Billboard. "We've worked with hip-hop artists like Zebra Katz, and also Stargate, Benny Blanco and Shellback."

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