Rapper speaks about working with Dr Dre on new record

Eminem has spoken about his forthcoming new album, ‘Relapse’, which has been produced by his long-time collaborator Dr Dre.

The rapper told Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 that working with Dre allowed him to concentrate on the processes of songwriting other than production, which was taken care of by the former NWA man.

“For probably the past five months pretty much straight I’ve been working with Dre,” he said. “There’s going to be a lot of material, more so than any album that I have had with him producing.

“I’ve been kind of giving him the driver’s seat. I wanted to try my hand at the producing thing. But one of the best things about being able to work with Dre is obviously his beats are insane.

“Aside from that I can rap, I can write and not have to worry about what the beat has to sound like and how loud a snare drum is… all those things are taken care of for me so it’s kind of like being spoilt… I feel like a spoiled little rapper.”

Eminem has not revealed a release date for ‘Relapse’. He has, however, revealed that one song that will feature will be ‘I’m Having A Relapse’.

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