Eddie Van Halen will contribute to LL Cool J's upcoming album, Authentic. Van Halen had been sharing photos of himself with the rapper in the studio. LL Cool J confirmed the news at a concert at SXSW.
The album will release on April 30th and features a several other guests including Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, and many others.
Van Halen is no stranger to lending his guitar sound. He famously played on Michael Jackson's Beat It on 1982's Thriller album.