Grammy-winning rapper Eminem doesn’t really want or need smoke with UFC president Dana White. Instead, Slim Shady used some viral buzz about him dissing the MMA executive and turned it into the perfect rollout for his new “Higher” music video.
Eminem Trolls Everyone + Drops New Music Video
Em had the entire world thinking he really had a feud brewing against White after footage emerged of him trashing Dana in an ESPN interview. However, Slim’s new video premiere shows the entire segment is featured in his visual.
A clip from the video appeared during the ESPN pre-show on Friday for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier’s Saturday night match in Abu Dhabi. The segment featured a mock interview between ESPN anchor Michael Eaves and UFC boss Dana White discussing the rapper’s chances in a fictional fight. Eminem entered the interview towards the end and told White that “The best part about your opinion is that it doesn’t matter.”The interview went viral, with some people thinking that the clip was real instead of a stunt for his upcoming music video. (CNN)
Eminem Goes Off On UFC’s Dana White
Earlier in the week, Eminem went viral for a video showing him appearing to be doing an ESPN segment with Dana White. In the same clip, the Grammy-winning artist went off on the MMA mogul seemingly out of nowhere. In true combat sports fashion, a lot of fans suspected it might be manufactured hype for Saturday night’s UFC pay-per-view.
“The best part about your opinion is that it doesn’t matter. If every fighter that you had listened to your opinion when you doubted him, you wouldn’t have a f*cking league.”
Snoop Dogg on Em Feud: ‘We Still Friends’
A few days ago, rap veteran Snoop Dogg went on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” and was asked about Eminem dissing him on his song “Zeus.” Despite speculation and rumors, Snoop Dizzle said it was simply “family business” and not a big deal.
“We still friends. I think that’s family business and I don’t want to make it more than what it is. He said what he said and I respect that, we just going to keep it right there. It’s family business.”
Snoop Dogg Says Eminem Feud Is Settled
Before his most recent TV appearance, rapper/actor/entrepreneur Snoop took to Instagram to clear up the Eminem situation. Asked by a fan if anything had changed between himself and Slim Shady, the Dogg suggested the two had patched things up.
“Wonder what changed..!!”
“Nothing we good” -Snoop Dogg