Timbaland continues to be in awe of Eminem’s featured verse on a basic Missy Elliot joint that he produced over twenty years in the past.
On Wednesday (November 8), DJ Whoo Child shared a snippet from an interview he did with the Virginia native wherein the 2 talk about Slim Shady’s aptitude for intelligent lyricism. Trying again on the recording session for the latest HOF inductee’s “Busa Rhyme,” which options on her 1999 album Da Actual World, the beatmaker recalled how impressed he was with Em.
“After I heard Eminem are available in there and spit that verse, I used to be like, ‘Oh, can’t no one see this man,’” he stated. “This boy totally different.”
To make his level, he went on to reference the bars: “Properly, I do pop drugs, I hold my tube socks stuffed/ Then pop the identical shit that acquired 2Pac killed.”
The 51-year-old then added: “These two bars — I couldn’t get previous that.”
Timbaland has all the time given the Detroit legend his flowers. When he revealed his Hip Hop Mount Rushmore earlier this yr, the “Lose Your self” hitmaker made the ultimate minimize.
Throughout an look on the I AM ATHLETE podcast in late April, the veteran paid homage to a number of the tradition’s biggest wordsmiths who’ve impacted his life.
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“Slick Rick, Doug E. Contemporary, they modified my life,” he started. “I began getting extra into it. Rakim who actually set the bar excessive for me. I used to be like, ‘Oh, this bubblegum rap gotta go.’ Then Massive Daddy Kane, you already know what I’m saying? Then I used to be like, for me, like who is that this? Then got here LL COOL J. I’m goin’ from my DJ profession. I’m naming them from that perspective.”
He continued: “After which there was Run-DMC. Run-DMC may’ve been earlier than LL COOL J as a result of Run-DMC had a number of lyrics and so they was poppin’. Now, if you wish to discuss lyrics, I’m goin’ by what moved and adjusted lives. Then after that, then got here DJ Premier and Guru. Then Wu-Tang, Methodology Man. Then got here, I can say after that, Fats Joe and Massive Pun, for me. However then, OutKast. Then Ludacris.”
Timbo concluded by itemizing JAY-Z, The Infamous B.I.G, 2Pac, Nas and Eminem as his picks for the fantasy rap memorial.