Joe Budden Speaks on Eminem Collabo [VIDEO]
While there’s been no updates on Slaughterhouse signing with Shady Records, Joe Budden recently broadcast a live video of him in the studio working on a new Slaughterhouse collaboration with Eminem.
In the 10-minute plus clip, that aired on Budden’s BlogTV channel, the New Jersey rapper spoke on the pressures of sharing the mic with Mr. Mathers.
“I feel like it’s not fair because he could do so many different things with his voice,” he said. “But everybody did their verse already. Em did his verse first. Royce [Da 5’9″] heard it first, did his second. Then Crook[ed I] did his. Then Em rewrote his, which says to me, it’s kind of really unfair. Joell [Ortiz]’s is done. But I think he might be rewriting his. So if everybody is doin’ all of this rewriting. I don’t really have to hear [the song], I just have to assume that everybody wrote the verse of a lifetime.” [Watch below]
Budden then went on to say that he felt like it would be easier to do a collaboration with Jay-Z then the Detroit MC. “It wouldn’t be as difficult to do a joint with Jay-Z because Jay-Z is just an incredible rapper, that’s it,” he explained. “So you really know what you’re gonna get. Eminem he could give you 20 different voices, he can do just 20 million different things in a verse. So it’s not really about incredible rapping with him. I think I’m an incredible rapper; I put my rapping up against anybody else’s rapping but it’s more than rapping with Eminem.”
As of press time, it is unclear what the song will be titled or on what album it will appear on, but an unfinished version of the track, labeled as “Session Two” has already appeared on YouTube. Shady first teamed up with the group for the Just Blaze produced “Session One” from the Deluxe Edition of Recovery. —Elan Mancini