The rapper records a new song with the metal gods...

Rapper JA RULE has entered the studio with METALLICA to record a new song. reports that the rapper joined guitarist Kirk Hammett and drummer Lars Ulrich to record the vocals for a new song, which may feature on a DreamWorks Records compilation next year.

Speaking about the track, Ja Rule said: “I spin two 12-bar verses with Metallica on their new big, huge record they got that’s crazy.”

Metallica are currently taking time out from recording their new album while mainman James Hetfield receives treatment for alcohlism and “other addictions”.