The Game has released his latest album, Drillmatic: Heart Vs. Mind on (Aug. 12). The album is a hefty double album that includes 31 tracks and is The Game’s 10-year anniversary album. One track from The Game that has caught fans’ interest is the track called “The Black Slim Shady.
” In just more than 10 minutes, The Game criticizes the rap icon Eminem in a way that challenges Em’s self-declared “Rap God,” while reminiscing on various flows that he’s utilized in the past. It was recorded by Hitboy The track begins with a skit of which Matthew is the younger brother of Eminem’s single from 2000 “Stan,” prepares to take a ride on The Game for his last Uber journey in the evening.
The track then turns into an extensive attack on the legacy of Eminem, with The Game hitting below the belt at various times. From accusations of Eminem as a desire to become Black and engaging in cultural appropriation to making reference to his child, Hailie Jade, The Game is not afraid to be blunt in his scathing attack. In reminiscing about his strained connection to Dr.
Dre whom he raps about killing, as well as his time in the band with 50 Cent and G-Unit, The Game leaves no stone unturned in his latest effort to get Eminem to issue an apology.
“Black Slim Shady” is the latest example of how The Game has publicly dissed Eminem. The rapper has publicly stated his belief that he’s a superior lyricist to Em and is a part of the reason for his humiliating demotion of Shady as well as Aftermath Entertainment. In his appearance on The Drink Champs podcast, The Game openly challenged Eminem to take on a Verzuz fight and has offered it on a number of occasions since.
Eminem hasn’t yet replied to the track’s criticism or any of The Game’s prior remarks. He has recently dropped the album Curtain Call his second greatest hits album that features his previously released track “Is this love (’09),” featuring 50 Cent.
Take a listen to “The Black Slim Shady” below.