Eminem Interviewed by Elton John for Interview Magazine

Angelo Anderson
December 8, 2017

"Black boy, black boy, we ain't gonna lie to you; Black boy, black boy, we don't like the sight of you", he raps from the perspective of who appears to be a white police officer at the start of the track. In preparation for his ninth studio album, Em spoke with Elton John for Interview magazine about a range of topics, from Dr. Dre's lasting influence on his career and "The Storm" freestyle and his new album.

2 Chainz hinted at how disappointed he was to be left off Eminem's latest album "Revival".

The album, due December 15, is set to feature appearances from a wide range of artists, including Ed Sheeran ("River"), Alicia Keys ("Like Home"), X Ambassadors ("Bad Husband"), Skylar Grey ("Tragic Endings"), Kehlani ("Nowhere Fast"), Pink ("Need Me"), and PHresher ("Chloraseptic").

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Read additional quotes from the interview below.

He's right. We need to do better. "I'm telling him, like, man, you know that's cool, but I gotta do something". We have a president who does not care about everybody in our country; he is not the president for all of us, he is the president for some of us.

Eminem has launched another stinging verbal attack on US President Donald Trump, claiming that "as long as [Trump's] got his base, he does not give a fuck about anybody else in America".

We got the full Revival tracklist as well, bringing on some hefty features to take the mic. Em's team even dropped an album cover reveal, as they projected the album cover onto the Michigan Central Station building. "And he said, 'I don't really consider myself smart enough to know what everybody's going to think, so I just do what feels right to me'". This is my opinion. He's usually right about it, though. "But we have issues that we need to work on and we need to do better". And some of our most vocal musicians were quiet, shellshocked.

"And I said secondly if you want my ad-libs I can send them, I do the same ones every time ..."

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