You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Is New Music on the Way From Eminem and Dr. Dre?

Variety logo Variety 7/10/2017 Jem Aswad
© Provided by Variety

“The Defiant Ones,” the four-hour-plus-long HBO documentary on the unlikely partnership between veteran record producers/ Beats by Dre founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that premiered Sunday night, has brought together virtually every major player in the duo’s respective lives — and it turns out at least one of those reunions may have extended beyond the documentary. In an interview with Uproxx published Friday, director Allen Hughes may have let a new collaboration slip while answering a question about the pair’s transition from producers to businessmen.

“Dre still records,” he said. “People don’t know this: Dre records every day. Literally, he’s in there recording songs every day. He’s like Picasso in that way. He’s always painting. Right now he’s producing, in the 11th hour, a track for Eminem’s latest album. So Dre’s still real active in music, you know?”

Eminem has teased that a new album is coming soon, and 2 Chainz said in a recent interview with XXL that he’s been in the studio with him.

Dre produced Eminem’s 1999 debut, “The Real Slim Shady,” and played a major role in bringing the rapper to the world. The pair have worked together multiple times in the years since, with Dre contributing a track or two to most of Eminem’s albums, so a reunion would not be much of a surprise. The pair last worked together in 2010 on Eminem’s “Recovery” album.

A rep for Eminem had not responded to Variety‘s request for comment at press time.

Subscribe to Variety Newsletters and Email Alerts!

AdChoices
AdChoices

More from Variety

AdChoices
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon