Eminem is well-known for rapping away his mouth and dissing names in the process. Call it sweet revenge, his shoutouts upset too many souls. This article compiles the list of best diss tracks by him, bite your tongue and enjoy.
Eminem has dissed many political leaders through his rap e.g. Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and George Bush to name a few. The U.S. Secret Service considered taking an action against him when he rapped, ” I’d rather see the president dead” on ‘We as Americans’.
The rebel rapper was born as Marshall Bruce Mathers III, he belongs to Scottish-American descent. He is famous for his obnoxious lyrics that are termed as offensive and controversial by most critics, still his popularity is insurmountable. His rapping ability has made him the second-highest selling rapper of all times garnering him the respect of the hip-hop community and earning him the Grammy and Oscar awards respectively. Coming from the man who always speaks his mind, here are the best diss tracks he recorded against the people who dared to cause a feud with him.
Yo I’m two faced, Bugged the *** out like Mr Furley
So when I swing a fist of fury y’all can kiss the jury
scrap back the *** up we miss the brewery
hurry Im tryin to pick up Cage’s sister early
me n greed smoke weed and OD
(freestyle) Went on stage and sprayed Cage wit Agent Orange And wiped my ass wit his page in Source.
Eminem Vs. Cage
It all started out when underground rapper Cage criticized Eminem of stealing his style and rhythm, which EM strongly denied. The beef went up when in 1998 EM released Slim Shady EP in the track Role Model, he raps “Bought Cage’s tape opened it, and dubbed over it.”Cage got enraged over the insults and released Bitch Lady a sting to Em’s alter ego Slim Shady by rapping I heard some blonde bitch walking through New York looking for Cage, I’ll stab you in the face, ten times in the same place. Lace your little infant ’til you thinking different, When in the same building on the street lift you off your feet. The illest four letter word in the world, supporter, Rhyme slaughter, the listener to death save the gun for the Blonde Ambition, fell off the Christian wagon. This is one feud that seems to go on, call it jealousy or envy the battle rages on.
Just Lose It
Come here little kiddies, On my lap
Guess who’s back with a brand new rap?
And I don’t mean rap as in a new case of child molestation accusation
No worries, papa’s got a brand new bag of toys
What else could I possibly do to make noise?
I done touched on everything, but little boys
That’s not a stab at Michael
That’s just a metaphor, I’m just psycho.
Eminem Vs. Michael Jackson
The King of Rap on King of Pop, EM not a fan of Jackson belted out this track when the Pop King was tangled in a law web of accusations. It obviously didn’t go down well with MJ and his fans who accused EM of being rude and very inhuman towards other people’s pain. MJ asked the TC station’s to stop running the spoof video of EM.
Hail Mary (ft. 50 Cents, Busta Rhymes)
Lil’ nigga named Ja, thinks he live like me
Talking about he left the hospital, took 9 like me
You live in fantasies nigga
I reject your Deposit
When yo lil sweet a** coming out of the closet
now he wondering why DMX blow him out
next time grown folks talking b***h close your mouth.
Eminem Vs. Ja Rule
50 cents and Ja Rule are arch rivals and when 50 cents signed with Shady/Aftermath Records, all hell broke loose. Ja Rule and Irv Gotti dissed 50 cents on Star and Bucwild’s morning show on Hot 97 NYC. That is when the track Hail Mary was released dissing JA to be fake 2Pac. From then on the rappers have engaged in numerous mix track disses.
The Source was like, the only source of light
When the mics used to mean somethin, a four was like
you were the shit, now its like the least you get
three and a half now just means you a piece of shit
four and a half or five, means you Biggie, Jigga, Nas,
or Benzino I dont think you even realize
you playin with motherf*ckers lives,
I dont watched Dre
get ****ed on The Chronic, probably cuz I was on it
Now you fucked me outa my mics twice I let it slide
I swear to God I never lie I bet thats why
you let that b*tch give me that bullsh*t review
I sat and took it, I aint look at the sh*t we knew
You’d probly try to f*ck us with Obie and 50 too
F*ck a relationship we through
No more Source with street cred, them days is dead
Dre’s got A-Ks to Dave May’s head.
Eminem Vs. Benzino
In 2003 Benzino released a track Pull up your Skirt attacking EM’s street creed and he being a puppet of the music world, he also dug out an old recorded track of EM’s earlier raps where he calls women ‘nigger’ and tried to blot his public image. EM responded with the tracks The Sauce and Nail in the Coffin where he questioned the credibility of Benzino’s claims. After a round of ample diss tracks the hip-hop community hailed EM the winner and criticized Benzino to just claim publicity out of the whole feud to garner attention to his album sales which were dismal and unskillful. In all these process, the image of the magazine The Source which Benzino secretly owned was tarnished.
Yo (yo) yo (yo) yo (yo)
Remember back in ’94, like right before Ms. Everlast was Whitey Ford
Before his heart attack had him on life support
When house of pain was out of fame like someone doused the flame
And they became destined to never jump around again
Or even further back, when I first had heard The Knack
And you were down with Syndicate, I went to get your shit, man
I was into it
But then you went and took your style and switched the shit
Now you sound ridiculous you d******* piece of shit,
How could you diss me, b****h?
Eminem Vs. Everlast
During the Anger Management Tour, EM got to know of Everlast’s insult towards him and he immediately retaliated with the track I Remember in which he describes the low of Everlast’s career. The feud continued with Everlast dissing EM with his track Whitey’s Revenge where he questions EM’s sexuality and calls him a crack junkie. EM never to quit released Quitter shutting out Everlast’s mouth and giving a full stop to the feud.
you can get stomped by Obie, you 36 year old bald headed fag blow me
You don’t know me, you’re too old let go its over, nobody listens to techno
Now let’s go, just give me the signal I’ll be there with a whole list full of new insults
I’ve been dope, suspenseful with a pencil ever since
Prince turned himself into a symbol.
Eminem Vs. Moby
Moby didn’t have any wise words to say about EM during the 2001 Grammy Awards, he called EM ”A misogynist, a homophobe, a racist, and an anti-Semite.” EM hit out with the track Without Me completely blowing Moby off for the record.
I’ve come to release this info
I’ll be brief and let me just keep shit simple.
Can-a-b***h don’t want no beef with Slim?
Cana-b***h won’t square dance with me,
Fan-a-b***h, won’t square dance with me,
Canada-bis, don’t want no parts of me,
Dirty Dozen wants to square dance with you—–YEE-HAW!!!
Eminem Vs. Canibus
EM was suspected to ghost-write the lyrics of the track The Ripper Strikes Back a direct pointer at Canibus, to which EM denied completely. After that, they both turned into sworn enemies. In the track You Didn’t Care Canibus raps about EM “The industry’s full of homosexuals Slim, but I don’t wanna f**k you
I got a new attitude, really, I ain’t mad at you I just wanted you to recognize I got talent too.You see there’s a little bit of Stan in all of us/Tell me where you think all of these record sales sparred from/Talking ’bout Britney and Christina Aguilera/N’sync too, have you ever looked in a mirror?/Your hair ain’t really blonde, and ya eyes ain’t blue/So never diss me, cuz when you diss me your dissin you..” EM reacted with Square Dance calling Canibus a Cana-b***h.
The Real Slim Shady
Yo Shit, Christina Aguilera better switch me chairs
So I can sit next to Carson Daly and Fred Durst
And hear ’em argue over who she gave head to first
Little b***h, put me on blast on MTV
‘Yeah, he’s cute, but I think he’s married to Kim, hee-hee!’
I should download her audio on MP3
And show the whole world how you gave Eminem VD.
Eminem Vs. Christina Aguilera
Christina called out to EM on MTV calling him cute but to watch out for his abusive language against women. Her track Will the Real Slim Shady Please Shut Up? disses EM big time,
You all act like you never heard a white person before. His rhymes are a bore, punk kid trying to be hard core ( Yo! What’s up??) The mushroom mouth is back worse than before.(???) Making us snore, whining in the microphone ( Baby crying) The world’s had enough of Eminem ( Jiggy jiggy) Even his girlfriend’s cheatin on him.
Look at him, walking around living off Dre, acting so cool, but he’s really kinda weak though.And EM replied sarcastically through his track The Real Slim Shady.
So I’m tellin you right now – m********K a Limp Bizkit
Now I’ma be real, B-Real was real
He ain’t say shit the whole time me and Whitey was beefin;
see he chilled
He was cool with the whole situation and kept it neutral
I’d have never involved my crew if it wasn’t for Pupils
Then I look on the TV, now look who’s mentionin me
That little f*****n weasel, DJ Lethal, on MTV
After I gave you props in that song, you on national TV
Talkin bout Everlast is gonna whip my ass when he sees me?
Eminem Vs. Limp Bizkit
Two of EM’s once close friends Fred Durst and DJ Lethal of Limp Bizkit got caught between the EM and Everlast feud. It escalated when DJ Lethal when on record saying Everlast is going to bring EM down on MTV. After a week of the MTV callout, EM recorded the track Girls to totally diss Limp Bizkit.
Only reason I dissed you in the first place
is cause you denied seein me
Now I’m pissed off
Perfect way to get back, wanna hear somethin wick-wack?
I got the same exact tat that’s on Nick’s back
I’m (Obsesseed) now, oh gee
Is that supposed to be me, in the video with the goatee?
Wow Mariah, didn’t expect you to go balls out
Bitch shut the fuck up, ‘fore I put all them phone calls out
you made to my house when you was (Wild’n Out) before Nick
When you was on my d**k and give you somethin to smile about
How many times you fly to my house, still tryin to count
Better shut your lyin mouth if you don’t want Nick findin out.
Eminem Vs. Mariah Carey
Story of love turning sour when Mariah denied having a relationship with EM on Larry King Live which obviously didn’t go down well with the rapper and so begun a slew of mudslinging and insults. Mariah pokes fun at EM on her Marionette Show by showcasing EM puppets and singing “You should’ve never intimidated we were lovers/ When you know very well we never even touched each other.” EM responds by playing voicemails by Carey on his own Anger Management Tour.
It heats up further when EM released Bagpipes from Baghdad vehemently lashing out at Carey’s husband Nick rapping Nick Cannon you prick, I wish you luck with the fuckin’ whore. To which Nick retaliated with an angry blog post. Carey releases a video track Obsessed with a male stalker dressed in hoodie subtly pointing out to EM. EM finally shuts Carey and Nick’s mouth by responding with the track The Warning that warns he will release her full voicemail tapes and private pictures which are a proof of their relationship.
Slim Shady is one rapper who never quits from vomiting his mind out to his enemies. No one can really beat him in the dissing game.