Eminem’s contributions to the world of Hip-Hop cannot be understated in any way. Artists such as Skylar Grey still get starstruck working with him even now. It seems he has been featured on Juice WRLD’s upcoming album.
It has been over two years since the world lost Juice WRLD, who was a talented rapper. It was said that he died after an accidental drug overdose. The late rapper’s second posthumous album, “Fighting Demons,” is set to drop on Friday, December 10.
Among others, it will also feature legendary rapper Eminem. It also features the likes of Justin Bieber. The fans who did not focus on the word “speaks” after “Eminem” on the back cover of the new posthumous were in for a surprise.
Fans realized that track No.5 was not actually a song but an excerpt from an old Eminem interview. The segment is taken from “How To Make Money Selling Drugs”, the documentary made by Matthew Cooke in 2012. Eminem explained how he nearly lost his life due to a drug overdose in the interview.
I think once I took my first Vicodin, it was just like, this feeling of “Ahh”
You know, like everything was not only mellow, but didn’t feel any pain
It just didn’t–, it just kind of numbed things
I don’t know at what point exactly it started to be a problem
I just remember likin’ it more and more
People tried to tell me that I had a problem
I would say, “Get that f*ckin’ person out of here, I can’t believe they said that sh*t to me, they know nothin’ about my f*ckin’ life, are they out of their f*ckin’ mind?”
I’m not out there shootin’ heroin, I’m not out there f*ckin’, you know, puttin’ coke up my nose, I’m not smokin’ crack
You’re struggling with the argument of “Do you have a problem, or do you not have a problem? Can you control it, or can you not?”
And I literally thought I could control it
You’re taking things that people are giving you that, you don’t even know what the f*ck they are
They look like a pill, and they look– they’re shaped like something that you take, so you take it, you know?
Xanax, Valium, tomato-tomato
You know what I mean? It’s th-the same thing, it’s all in the same family, f*ck it, take it
Had I had got to the hospital about two hours later, I would’ve died
My organs were shutting down, my liver, kidneys, everything
They were gonna have to put me on dialysis, they didn’t think I was gonna make it
My bottom was gonna be death, within a month, I had relapsed
And shot right back up to the same amount of pills that I was taking
I remember just walking around my house and thinking every single day, like, “I’m gonna f*cking die”, like, I’m-I’m looking at my kids, and I need to be here for this
Coming off of everything, I literally was up twenty-four hours a day for three weeks straight
And I mean not sleeping, not even nodding off for a f*cking minute
Like, I was literally just up, like, looking at the TV
I had to regain motor skills, I had to regain talking skills
It’s been a-a learning process, like, it’s been, I’m growing
I just couldn’t believe that anybody could ever be naturally happy, or naturally function, or be just enjoying life in general, without being on something
So, I would say that t-to anybody that i-it does get better, you know? It just– it does
Eminem’s interview is certainly relevant considering how Juice WRLD passed away and it is also a reminder to many who want to prevent suffering the same fate as well.