Let’s just cut to the chase: Our man Nile Rodgers, having kicked cancer square in the ass, was in Houston to headline a benefit for the Texas Children’s Hospital. Doing press for the event, he happened to let this nugget of rather incredible news slip. Take it away, Culture Map:

Upon his return to New York, he said he would be meeting with the acclaimed French electronic music duo Daft Punk to discuss their long-awaited fourth album, rumored by fans to be drawing upon the group’s R&B influences.

“Those guys are great,” he said. “They’re coming to my apartment on Monday and we’re going to talk about making a new record together.”

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