Talkin' 2 Myself

Album: Recovery (2010)
Charted: 88

Songfacts®:

  • This DJ Khalil-produced number is a track from Recovery, the seventh studio album by American rapper Eminem. The song features Kobe, a singer who also appeared on "Imma Do It," a track from Fabolous' 2009 album Loso's Way.
  • In this song, Eminem spits about nearly releasing a dis track aimed at Lil Wayne and Kanye West. The Detroit MC explained to Spin Magazine that in the summer of 2006, as he battled drug addiction, he grew jealous of Wayne. "I thought, 'Man, I can do that s--t. He ain't that dope,'" Em said. "I'm hearing this dude say some clever, witty s--t and I'm not doing it, so I feel f--ked up." In the end he opted not to release the unnamed dis track. "It would have been career suicide," Em said. "They would have f--kin' murdered me."

Comments: 2

  • Sean from Denver, CoIf this had a Music Video this would SO be on my Top 10 as #1! but for now its Lose Yourself.
  • Patrick from Kent, Wathe singer "kobe" on this song, sounds like a black dude who just got done crying for a half hour, then sang for this track.
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