We haven't heard much from Eminem in the last few years, but rumor has it that we will get to hear plenty really soon. In the last few weeks, Slim Shady has come out of hiding, so to speak, as made appearances at events and on social media. First, we saw a bearded Eminem at the premiere for Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's new HBO documentary, The Defiant Ones (which premieres tonight at 9 p.m. EST on HBO). Next we say him on instagram with 2Chainz and in a video that has gone viral where he wishes 50 Cent a happy birthday. Does this mean new music is on the way? According to one famed director, it is definitely coming.
Director Allen Hughes recently spoke to Uproxx and he gave them this piece of big news.
“Dre still records,” Hughes told Uproxx. “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? But I hear what you’re saying. It’s the truth.”
Aside from gracing Big Sean with a feature “No Favors” earlier this year, things have been quiet for Eminem on the music front. Last October, Eminem surprisingly released the seven-minute track “Campaign Speech,” but fans haven’t seen a full-length studio album since 2013’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2.