The Dividends Breakdown Eminem ‘Bad Guy’

The Dividends (who are made up of Symbolyc One and Sarah Jaffe) along with Australian producer M-Phazes, produced Part 1 of the opening track “Bad Guy” on Eminem’s new album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Part 2 was producer by StreetRunner. The video takes you behind the scenes on how the record was constructed and how did the record end up in Eminem’s hands. Symbolyc shares with viewers how the record came to life through a meeting with Interscope Records, where he played the track for them. He also talks about the initial idea for “Bad Guy,” saying it came from M-Phazes. Eminem fans should watch this as they take you through the creative process behind “Bad Guy” step-by-step. Watch video above.

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  • Infinite8

    I have never produced a beat or track before. Does it really require all that equipment to make a song? Just seems like a lot of stuff is going on to make a song.

    • ♫ Khurram Siddiqui

      No, you can make a beat with your keyboard and some plugins.

      • bang

        it’s possible even without keyborad

  • warm water squad

    not as much as you would think, all that equipment in that studio and they only used laptops and a few plugins