Eminem has damaged down his current in-song apology to Rihanna on his monitor ‘Zeus’, explaining that he has “zero recollection” of recording the controversial lyrics about her which leaked on-line in 2019.
‘Zeus’, which featured on last month’s ‘Side B’ to ‘Music To Be Murdered By’, noticed the rapper apologising to the singer for saying that he “sided with Chris Brown” over Rihanna after Brown pleaded guilty to felony assault in 2009.
“However, me, lengthy as I re-promise to be sincere / And wholeheartedly, apologies, Rihanna,” Eminem raps on ‘Zeus’. “For that track that leaked, I’m sorry, Ri / It wasn’t meant to trigger you grief.
“Regardless, it was improper of me.”
Talking to Sirius XM’s Shade 45 programme about ‘Zeus’, Eminem mentioned that he didn’t know how the decade-old song which contained the offensive Rihanna lyrics had leaked in the first place.
“I didn’t know the way any individual obtained it,” Eminem informed Sirius XM host Grey Rizzy. “I’ve no, zero recollection of even remembering doing that verse. The rhyme schemes didn’t even sound acquainted to me.
“So I used to be caught off-guard, too. I used to be like: ‘What the fuck, I mentioned that?’”
Eminem continued by recalling how the controversial lyrics in query had been recorded throughout the early phases of the recording of his 2009 album ‘Relapse’ when he was “studying how you can rap once more due to the drug state of affairs that I went via”.
“I’m not making excuses for it: I mentioned it and I used to be improper for saying that, it was fucking silly,” he mentioned in regards to the Rihanna lyrics. “That was a kind of issues that it was like: nicely, if it rhymes, say it.
“That’s not even an excuse, however I’m simply saying that there was a section I used to be going via with that ‘Relapse’ document. It was a kind of issues. I believe I simply mentioned it trigger it rhymed.
“Trying again now, I ought to have thought higher of it.”