The buzz started when Grammy award-winning producer and Dre frequent collaborator, Fredwreck, posted a photo on Twitter along with the Dre, Em and K. Dot on Wednesday (April 28). He simply captioned the photo, “Beats n Rhymes 🎙 #shady #aftermath,” which could simply be seen as a reference to him and Dre making beats and Shady and Kendrick being the MCs.
However, on Friday (April 30), former Death Row artist and Slaughterhouse member Kxng Crooked posted the same message from the photo on Twitter. “Beats & Rhymes,” he typed, sans a picture.
That was enough to get fans into a frenzy. On Saturday (May 1), the photo began trending on Twitter with fans assuming Dre, Em and Kendrick had been working on new music. “So we’re getting a Dr. Dre album with possible Kendrick Lamar & Eminem on the same track???? Say ain’t so,” one person on Twitter presumed.
“If Kendrick and Eminem rlly have a collab on Dr Dre’s new album I can die of happiness,” another person commented.
Eminem and Kendrick Lamar first collabed on the track “Love Game” off Shady’s 2013 album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. A new collab wouldn’t be too far fetched. Speculation has been circulating that Kendrick Lamar may be dropping his long-awaited new album on May 7 after his label CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith put up a cryptic post on social media. Dr. Dre is also rumored to be working on a new album, the follow-up to 2015’s Compton, with reports coming out that Eminem has been working with the iconic producer on the project.
See more Twitter reactions from people speculating about new music from Dre, Em and Kendrick below.
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