American rapper Eminem has damaged his silence about sparking a feud with Rihanna and why sided with Chris Brown.
During a chat with SiriusXM’s Gray Rizzy, Slim Shady opened up about why he dissed the Umbrella crooner.
The rapper spoke in regards to the 2019 leak of Things Get Worse the place he rapped about taking Brown’s facet over his notorious assault on the singer again in 2009. A yr after the leak, the Monsters Under My Bed hit maker apologized to the Work singer.
He had rapped: “Let me add my two cents /Of course, I side with Chris Brown / I’d beat a [expletive] down, too / If she gave my [expletive] an itch, now.”
“When it first happened, I was like, first, I didn’t know how, how somebody got it,” he instructed Rizzy in an interview on January 4.
“Like, the rhyme schemes didn’t even sound familiar to me. I was like, ‘what the [expletive], I said that?’” he mentioned in regards to the notorious observe.
He mentioned that the observe was recorded again in 2009 amidst “the early stages of the Relapse record I was working on. So, you know, it’s 10 plus years old, but not making excuses for it. I said it, and I was wrong for saying that. It was [expletive] stupid.”
“You know, a lot of times, especially with the Relapse record, when I first started learning how to rap again, because of the drug situation that I went through and having to relearn a lot of things, that was one of those things that it was like, ‘well, if it rhymes say it.’”
“I think that being able to look back, I mean, that’s not even an excuse, but I’m just saying like that there was a phase I was going through with that Relapse record. I don’t know,” he mentioned explaining how the observe was made.
“It was one of those things. I think I just said it cause it rhymed. And I think I’m sure looking back now, I should have thought better of it,” he added.