Dr Dre teams up with former collaborator Kurupt for rap freestyle on Beats 1 – listen

Pete Rock also features on new collaboration

Dr Dre has teamed up with former collaborator Kurupt and Pete Rock for a rap freestyle on his radio show.

The trio joined forces on Dre’s Beats 1 show The Pharmacy for the freestyle. You can listen to the collaboration below.

The super-producer signed up to Apple Music’s radio channel in the summer alongside the likes of Run The Jewels, Josh Homme, St Vincent, Haim and former Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe.

Speaking about the show at the time he said: “I’ve made music. I’m making movies now. So a radio station? Why not?”

It was on his show that Dre announced the release of ‘Compton’, his first album in 16 years. He also said it would be his last.

Last month, he used his Apple Music Beats 1 show to debut an unreleased track.

The song, ‘Naked’, features Marsha Ambrosius and Sly Piper, and is thought to have resulted from the recording sessions for Dre’s recently released album.

It is likely to be one of the few ‘Compton’ offcuts to be released, with Dre saying: “The majority is not for sale. If you are a recording artist, or any type of artist, everything isn’t for sale.”

Earlier this year, Dre attracted criticism for lyrics on ‘Compton’. Eminem’s work on ‘Medicine Man’ drew much of the ire with the lyrics: “Ain’t no-one safe from, non-believers there ain’t none/I even make the bitches I rape cum”.

Dre recently spoke of his desire to tour Europe with collaborators Snoop Dog, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. He said: “This is one of the things that I dreamed about doing. I want to call it ‘Beats & Rhymes’”.
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