Good Guy
by Eminem (featuring Jessie Reyez)

Album: Kamikaze (2018)
Charted: 67

Songfacts®:

  • This song features guest vocals from Columbian-Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez. Their tense and combative duet continues the themes from their earlier Kamikaze collaboration "Nice Guy" and details a toxic relationship characterized by paranoia and infidelity.
  • "Glassy Sky" a 2015 track by Japanese composer Yutaka Yamada and Tokyo-based singer and voice actress Donna Burke serves as the backbone of "Good Guy." The song, which finds Burke singing about the ache of a past love, is from the popular anime series Tokyo Ghoul.
  • The song's music video starts off with Reyez clawing her way out of a grave after being buried alive by Eminem. Their violent relationship continues to escalate throughout the clip, until the Canadian songstress chokes the Detroit MC and buries him in the same hole she originally emerged from. Em's 2010 "Love the Way You Lie" visual chronicled a similar violent relationship.

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