50 Cent: Eminem Is More Hood Than A Lot Of People
Eminem is by far the highest selling rapper alive and has won numerous awards for his lyrical capabilities. According to 50, Eminem “is really underrated because people have always been talking about him like, ‘The WHITE rapper Eminem’ instead of just ‘the rapper.’ He elaborates on why he views Eminem as underrated
Yeah, because the skin color thing is still there. He has so many skills and he’s more hood than so many people out there, people still put the skin color before anything and don’t give him enough credit. It’s like people saying Elvis Presley was only famous because he was white. He had, y’know, the rhythm of James Brown but he had his own thing. He was Elvis, he wasn’t just a white man. Things like that are going to be picked up between black people and white people and anybody, it doesn’t mean a person isn’t great because they’re influenced by something associated with another race. It doesn’t matter.
50 Cent and Eminem’s last collaboration on the same label was 50′s “My Life” single released in November of 2012. The song peaked at #6 on Billboard’s US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.