Hip-hop’s most successful duos are joining forces once again.
Dr. Dre is recording new music along with his former protege Eminem, according to a new interview. “Dre nonetheless records,” Hughes said. “People do not understand this: Dre records every day. Literally, he is in there recording songs daily. He’s like Picasso in this way. He is always painting “”Right now he is producing, in the 11th hour, a track for Eminem’s latest album. Therefore Dre’s still true active in songs, you know?
“Yup, actually Dre simply dropped a new track called “Gunfiyah” via his audio 1 radio series, The Pharmacy. Listen to it here:
The dancehall reggae-spiked tune is decent, but Dre has always been better producing than performing his own stuff, especially in recent years. Which is why the Em rumor is so tantalizing.
Dre famously produced Eminem’s blockbuster The Slim Shady LP in 1999, which spawned monster hits “My Name Is” and “The Real Slim Shady” and created the Detroit MC world-famous practically overnight.
NME supposes some of Eminem’s new music may come out later this summer.
Lately, the newly-bearded rapper recorded a birthday movie message for 50 Cent, asserting a verse from 50’s tune for the 8 Mile soundtrack, “Places To Go,” was so damn great that it made him want to stop rapping.
“The Defiant Ones,” that the four-hour-plus-long HBO documentary about the improbable partnership involving veteran record manufacturers. Audio by Dre founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that triggered Sunday night, has brought together practically every significant participant in the duo’s individual lifestyles – and it ends at least among the reunions could have extended past the documentary.
Thankfully, Eminem stuck in the game. Let us hope his next collaboration with Dre is as good as we all hope it is.