Touch It

Album: The Big Bang (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • This samples the song "Technologic" by the French electronic duo Daft Punk.
  • Six different guest vocalists perform on this track: DMX, Missy Elliott, Lloyd Banks, Mary J. Blige, Rah Digga and Papoose. At the 2006 BET Awards, everyone who appears on this except for DMX performed the song, and Eminem made a surprise appearance on the last verse.
  • An additional video was created with cameos by DJ Kay Slay, Sean Paul and Spliff Star, as well as boxers Felix Trinidad and Winky Wright.
  • Israel Ramirez, who was Rhymes' bodyguard, was shot and killed outside the set for the music video when they were filming in Brooklyn on February 5, 2006. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for all above

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