While Twitter was losing its collective mind over Kanye West's failure to drop Donda (again), Nas respectfully delivered King's Disease II.
respectfully delivered Kings Disease II,the follow-up to the Grammy Award-winning original. The 15-track project was light on the guest features (especially compared to the bloated Donda with its 24 tracks and over a dozen guests), but those who did contribute offered potent verses to the project. Among those were Eminemand Hip Hop legends EPMD who appeared on the aptly-titled track EPMD 2. For Slim Shadys verse, he paid tribute to several innovative Hip Hop artistswho have passed away, including MF DOOM, Whodinis Ecstasy, DMXand The Fat Boys Prince Markie Dee. But he also showed love to his longtime friend and collaborator 50 Cent with, I hit 50 Cent via text, told that him I love him/Cause I dont even know when Ima see em next/Tomorrow could be your death. Mr. Curtis Jackson reacted to the song via Instagram on Friday (August 6), and undoubtedly cosigned the obvious album highlight. No you can not front on this verse, he wrote alongside a clip of the cut. you just gotta listen, shut the fuck up and listen. A post shared by 50 Cent (@50cent) All of the late rappers Eminemmentioned have died within the last year. MF DOOM passed awayin October 2020 from unknown causes, Ecstasy in December 2020 from unknown causes, Prince Markie Dee in February from congestive heart failure and DMXin April from a heart attack stemming from a drug overdose. But Eminem wasnt able to include Digital Underground legend Shock G, former Bad Boy Records artist Black Rob, Blackalicious MC Gift of Gab and the Clown Prince of Hip Hop Biz Markie, who presumably all passed away after the song was done. Read more