Update: According to Eminem’s manager Paul Rosenberg, the collaboration is not happening.
At this year’s Pitchfork Fest, Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance to catch the set of Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar. Days later, a grainy laptop pic of the two in-studio only further ignited the rumor mill. Now, word comes that the pair’s collaboration is part of a pop ménage Ã trois featuring one very well known MC: Eminem.
In an interview with MTV Rap Fix, Eminem said the trio has teamed for a track entitled “Street Lights”, which he described as a “real upbeat record.” When asked when and where it might drop, Em added, “We don’t have a release date yet, but it’ll be after Slaughterhouse’s album”, indicating it might be on his next solo LP and not Gaga’s forthcoming ARTPOP.
Below, you can watch Eminem looking super awkward in the background during Gaga’s acceptance speech for Best New Artist Award at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.