Royce Da 5’9 Highlights Why Lord Jamar Is Wrong About Eminem



www.vladtv.com – Drea O recently caught up with Royce Da 5’9 in Austin, TX., while he was in town for the annual SXSW music festival.

Speaking on the festival, the Slaughterhouse emcee says it’s a great way to network and see new artists. “You kind of gotta look at it like a party that everybody on campus is going to. You can either sit in the dorm room or you can just go be a part of everything,” he says.

Next the topic arises of Royce coming to Eminem’s defense in response to Lord Jamar accusing Slim Shady of exploiting a Black artform for personal gain; comments the Brand Nubian emcee made while sitting down with VladTV.

Calling Eminem a “very close friend” whom he would defend against pretty much anything, Royce says Lord Jamar is entitled to his opinion, though it’s indisputable that Eminem has made contributions to Hip-Hop.

“If we wanna talk about signing 50 Cent, making the ‘8 Mile’ movie which put battle rap on a pedestal…those are contributions to the artform,” argues Royce.

Check out the clip to hear Royce speak further on Lord Jamar, whom he calls an OG that deserves respect.

For more from Drea O: youtu.be/kR7MoSx01Uc

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