The "I'm The One" producer wants to work with Slim Shady.
Over his career, DJ Khaled has already worked with a impressive amount of hip-hop and pop royalty. Yet, there's one name that he's always wanted to work with that he's never gotten a "yes" from. That man is Eminem.
In a recent interview to promote his upcoming album Grateful, Khaled admitted he's been turned down by Em before, but he's not giving up now. "I never got a chance to work with Eminem," he said. "I have tried before, but I’m gonna try again. But this time when I try again, I’m gonna make sure I have the right record. I don’t think he’s telling me no. I think I just gotta come with the right presentation."
As it turns out, Khaled has gone to extremes before to get a legendary artist to collaborate with him, even so far as to moving to another city to make the arrangement more convenient. "I basically got a condo in New York City for a whole year to stay close [to Jay Z] and let him know how hungry I was for that verse," he admitted. "So I went in studio every day. He was recording his album and I appreciate him letting me be around and capture that greatness, but at and at the same time I was hustling too [...]"
You can watch his full interview with Couric below.