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Vanessa Hudgens Debuts New Song '$$$ex' Featuring YLA

March 25, 2013 (9:54 am) GMT
The Disney-bred star releases the 'Spring Breakers'-inspired track after more than four years since she sang for 'High School Musical 3' soundtrack.
Vanessa Hudgens

Disney-bred actress and singer returns to music this year after four long years with her new track "$$$ex" featuring YLA. The new song, inspired by her latest film "", marks her recording comeback since she lovingly sang to ex-boyfriend in "" soundtrack back in 2008.

"It's been a while since I've released a track, so I'm so excited to share this with y'all! Last night I spent some time recording in the studio w/ Rock Mafia & YLA!" Hudgens wrote on her blog. "The song's inspired by SPRING BREAKERS!! Here it is: '$$$ex' - Vanessa Hudgens feat YLA!!"

In the new track, Hudgens waxes her new "good girl gone bad" image, something she acquired for her new movie with and . The song is a far cry from the old tunes she used to sing - about cute boys and young love - something old fans should have expected when told it's inspired by her raunchy new flick.

The sexier, edgier Hudgens somewhat follows the recent path taken by co-star Gomez, who also dropped a new song, break-up anthem "Rule the World", reportedly about ex-boyfriend . Both have shed their cute and wholesome Disney-honed image in an apparent move to grow into more mature roles as they enter their early twenties.

Vanessa Hudgens' "$$$ex" featuring YLA:


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