Legendary rapper Eminem recently showed love to 50 Cent on the new Nas album. Recently, Eminem was revealed to be guest starring in 50 Cent’s ‘BMF’ series as “White Boy Rick. 50 Cent and other rappers have a relationship with Eminem thanks to working with his label Shady Records.
Eminem’s latest signing, GRIP, has the rapper’s undivided attention. In GRIP’s latest I Died for This!? album, Eminem decided to give GRIP a verse on the “Walkthough!” track.
In the song, a young Eminem can be seen reflecting on styling bleach blonde hair while he was still dealing with drug addiction among other things.
“My head, something’s wrong with it. But that makes me me, I’m different/That lyrical phenom misfit/Since I was a bleach blonde who hear the beat hung/This bitch makes me only think of demonic shit/I was knocking on death’s door, I fucking ding-dong ditched it.”
While speaking to ePro, GRIP explained how he recorded ‘Walkthrough,’ specifically with Eminem in mind.
“When I figured out that Em was gonna jump on some shit, I was trying to scramble and make a song. All the songs were pretty much complete, and I didn’t want to just throw him on some track that’s already done. I pretty much had to make a song from scratch for him to be on. I had to pick which beat I could hear him on and all of that shit.”
It was cool, though. It was cool, but that was probably the most challenging. And then I’m like, ‘Damn, it’s Eminem. I gotta come with that shit because if I don’t, he’s going to fucking annihilate me.’ I feel like he’s gonna go hard regardless, but I just had to craft something dope for him. It was almost like cooking for a chef.”
There is certainly no doubt that Eminem is proud of GRIP and has high hopes for his future. We will have to wait and see how GRIP’s album will be received by fans and critics alike.
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