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Eminem recorded “My Name Is” the first time he met Dr. Dre

Eminem recorded his 1999 smash hit “My Name Is” the first time he met face-to-face with Dr. Dre.

Dr. Dre revealed this during his HBO docuseries The Defiant Ones, Dr. Dre recalled Eminem coming into his Interscope office in a bright yellow jumpsuit, then Eminem says: “I’m looking at Dre like, ‘Dude I see you on TV all the time – you one of my biggest influences in life’.” Dr. Dre would then invite Eminem into his home studio and he played the beat for My Name Is and Eminem says the famous lines “My Name Is.” “That’s what happened, Our first day, in the first few minutes of us being together in the studio.” and the rest was history.

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