Slaughterhouse Begin Recording Shady Debut

One month after appearing on XXL’s March 2011 issue to announce that they officially signed with Eminem’s Shady Records, Slaughterhouse has already began recording their first album for the label.

In an interview with billboard.com, Royce Da 5’9” revealed that the group has finished “about six songs” so far, for the as-yet-untitled disc, laying down most of them while out in L.A. for the Grammy Awards.

Royce said group mates, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I, have been emailing song ideas ever since. But just because they have already began the recording process don’t expect the disc to drop anytime soon.

“The first album [2009’s self titled disc for eOne] we were kind of behind the eight ball,” Royce said. “We had to complete the album in a matter of six days. With this album there’s no time constraints. We’ve got a good budget. I don’t think we’ve carved out a direction yet, but it’s coming along.”

Royce says Eminem is playing a big role in the LP. “He’s very excited,” Royce added, “and I’m always excited when I see his level of excitement, because he doesn’t get excited about a lot. I love seeing him happy, and this project definitely makes him happy.”

Next up for Royce is his new solo CD, Success is Certain, a conceptual follow up to 2004’s Death is Certain. The disc is set to come out on April 26.—Elan Mancini

  • Godjo

    Don’t care that much about SH. Bring D12 back

  • jfl11

    D12 is not seeing Slaughter in any way man. D12 is garb compared to Slaughter. What I will say is Slaughterhouse’s pre-Shady recordings, in my opinion, were way better. But I understand the business side of things and a SH/Shady grouping was inevitable.

    • Jay Cole

      Did you really say SH PRE SHADY??? fuck outta here nigga. since the deal you only heard ONE fuckin song (2.0 boys)

      the fuck u hating for….smh

  • http://xxl.com biged

    FUCK D12- THEY COULDNT RAP A FUCKIN CHRISTMAS GIFT IF THEIR LIFE DEPENDED ON IT. MAYBE U NEVER HEARD THE SONG NOBODY FUCKIN WIT US. NOW THAT THEY WITH SHADY ITS OVA. FUCK WAYNE FUCK GUCCI. GUESS WHAT IM A HATAR CUZ I HATE WACK ASS LAME ASS FUCKIN HALF ASS RAPPERS. RAKIM,EPMD,NWA,GETO BOYS,BROTHA LYNCH HUNG,TECH9. WE WANT REAL FUCKIN RAP BACK. O YA SHOALIN VS WU TANG CD OF THE YEAR

  • http://detroitrap.com FRED

    GOOD NEWS BUT DAMN EMINEM DONT FORGET THE DIRTY DOZEN D12 I HOPE YOU GUYS ATLEAST DO ONE MORE ALBUM FOR PROOF SAKE I NO HE GOT SUM VERSES AINT BEEN PUT OUT YET HOPEFULLY WHEN THEY DROP D12 PROOF WILL BE ON SUM OF THE TRACKS UNRELEASED UNFINISHED RECORDINS OF HIM BUT D12 I HEARD THERE NEW TRACK VIDEO IT WAS CRAZY HOTT IM EXCITED FOR BOTH GROUPS BUT D12 BIG TIME AND 2.0 BOYS ALSO

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    If you think D12 sucks then you must think soulja boy is the best thing that has happened to rap since sliced bread. Onnly a fuckin moron would think that. They didnt go platinum off of eminem alone, because face it if they sucked even em couldnt carry them that far. Kuniva is a fuckin beast and can hold his own with eminem, so can swift and proof. bizzare and kon artis not so much, but what they lack in skill they more than make up in other areas like bizzarre with originality and funny shit to say, and kon artis is a damn good producer and isnt a bad singer for hooks either.

    D12 sux ? Go blow a bum for beer money.

    • cam/mac

      WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORD!

      but i’m not taking anything away from SH they are dope as well.

  • Nkanyezi

    ppl should stop hating on D12. just because they haven’t put out any music they suck? come on man. back in the Dirty Dozen days you were banging their music, now they suck. get the fuck outta here. i still bang on their music and its dope. D12 should come out with another album and shut the haters’ mouth.
    from South Africa. SHADY 24/7 biatch!!!

  • Ryan

    Thats a really smart move by SH to get Eminem heavily involved with their album cuz otherwise the album basically wont move that many units but with eminem on board to play a significant role u can pretty much guarantee that this album will go gold or platinum im so happy 4 SH they will finally get the recognition they deserve album is gonna be dope

  • Notmyname1

    Shadyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • KiNGPiN

    i aint hatin on D12 but honestly slaughterhouse blows all them out the water. but forget SH album i cant wait for my boi nickel to put out Success is Certain

  • Lil beee

    Slaughterhouse is necessary right now. Hiphop need rapgroups such as this, to get people to focus on writing again.

  • http://xxl ruggs

    royce da 5’9 is better than all D12 put together man. SHITE

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    Not

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    Ok for yall that cant do the math let me break it down for you. 3 great rappers in slaughter house, 3 great rappers in d12.
    Which equals out to a tie if you ask me. Really D12 wins out because Em is a member.

    Slaughter house
    Royce, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz ( budden is ok, and has some decent shit at times ).

    D12
    Eminem, Kuniva, Swifty.

    Case closed.

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    Actually I havent heard any songs from SH that bang harder than some of the shit D12 put out.

    Fight Music, Pistol Pistol, Devils Night, How Come, Loyalty, 40 oz, American psycho 1 and 2, good die young, keep talkin, Instigator, Blow my buzz, Revelation, Keep Talkin, Pimp like me, Rap Game, My words are weapons, halies revenge, bump heads, Quitter, when the music stops, these drugs.

    Do your home work homie.

  • fuck yall

    its good to see real hip hop get it but i anit in to them the 1st cd was doo doo and if it anit wu red j5 7 seal or devin the dude chino xl young zee rah digg slick rick or fashawn get that bullshit out here

  • http://www.blog-underscore.com yacine

    I like slaughterhouse but they get sort of boring after a while

  • randy

    how do u not care bout sh u want d 12 back d 12 was alright but slaughterhouse is fucking lyricall beasts