Eminem Drops New Track 'Rap God': Prepare For Some Immodest Double Time [Listen]
Why should he be humble? Marshall Mathers returns...
Eminem has dropped the latest track from his upcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which will be out in November. 'Rap God' follows earlier singles 'Berzerk' and 'Survival.' The new six-minute track picks up the fury and pace, name-checking peers over a window-wiper synth. Slim Shady raps at break-neck double time pace, taking no prisoners.
Eminem Releases New Song, 'Rap God.'
The new album's name harks back to Eminem's 2000 classic record, The Marshall Mathers LP, and the artwork certainly recalls that of Eminem's earlier life, featuring an image of his Detroit childhood home.
MMPL2 will see Eminem invite the talents of the likes of Rapper Kendrick Lamar, singer-songwriter Skylar Grey, Rihanna and Nate Ruess, the lead singer of FUN. Alongside this glittering list of collaborators lies an even more enviable set of producers: Rick Rubin, Dr Dre and DJ Premier have all worked some of their magic on the returning rapper's record.
Listen To Eminem's New Song, 'Rap God':
Those who follow Rihanna and Twitter will note that one of her more cryptic tweets from a few weeks back has been solved. The R&B star tweeted "Recorded a #monster hook for one of my favourite artists! And that's all I can give you." which whipped her fans into a confused frenzy as they tried to guess who the mystery collaborator could be. Looking at the MMLP2 tracklist now, via HitFix, we can see that there is a track entitled 'Monster' which is almost sure to feature the distinctive vocal stylings of Ms. Fenty.
Eminem Retains The Power To Make Your Head Spin With Clever & Fast Lyrics.
Eminem's lyrics are as incisive and dizzyingly rapid as ever but it seems that the 40 year-old rap star has toned down some of the more humorous lyrics that made him famous, not to mention any added fart sound effects. Nevertheless, he still manages to pull of the same witty, intelligent and sometimes "BUURN" lyrics without losing any of his music's distinctive fingerprint.
Eminem Prepares To Drop What's Likely To Be Another Chest-Beating Album Of 2013.
Eminem's MMLP2 will be dropped into a year already bestowed with scores of high-quality rap offerings, including new records from Jay Z, Kanye West, Wale, Drake, Lil Wayne, and Big Sean. Regardless, Slim Shaddy's upcoming release is definitely one of the most highly anticipated hiphop releases of 2013.
The Full Tracklisting Is As Follows:
'Parking Lot' (skit)
'Rhyme or Reason'
'So Much Better'
'Legacy' 'Asshole' (feat. Skylar Grey)
'Stronger Than I Was'
'Monster' (feat. Rihanna)
'Love Game' (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
'Headlights' (feat. Nate Ruess)
Eminem's new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, is expected on the 5th November.