Eminem Em says 'Fight Music' is his best vocal performance

Started by Chaotic Progress, Aug 17, 2020, in Eminem Add to Reading List

  1. Chaotic Progress
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    from a recent interview with Mr. Porter:

    “Fight Music” was a no brainer. Em always said -- he still says -- that that’s his best vocal performance ever, in his whole career. From the verse to the hook, he felt like that was his best. And I would say that’s one of my best, and one of my favorites."

    Best 'vocal' is an interesting distinction, rather than 'best verse'.

    ...Might be accurate. Definitely is up there. Kind of a perfect tempo, perfect voice... that and 's--- Can Happen' - Devil's Night Em is beastly. Might be his best style.



    Also must be pretty maddening for Em. Imagine thinking something you made 19 years ago is your best vocal performance, and you don't feel like you've topped it, after... probably... thousands of attempts since, in nearly 20 years. No wonder he's always so mad.
     
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  2. Koke
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    10/10 verse. Peak Eminem for sure.

    His voice and flow was so distinctive around MMLP/Devils Night. He sounded awesome. Although it matured and sounded decent on Eminem Show (my fav album) he lost that rawness that made him stand out so much, vocally anyway. Then a year later the drugged out, gangsta voice appeared, and from 2004 onwards it was completely f-----. Crazy how much he changed

    I liked his simpler lines back then as well e.g "the s--- that I been through my pencil never could pencil". Much more effective lyricism, for me
     
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  3. Chaotic Progress
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    Yeah I think it's the clarity, the clarity in his voice. It's like loud but super clear, crisp, still smooth and so emphasized. And I think Devil's Night was the peak of that... although actually... 8 mile soundtrack.

    Crazy that he made:

    SSLP (1999) - MMLP (2000) - Devil's Night (2001) - TES (2002) - 8 Mile Soundtrack (holy s--- forgot it was also same year as TES)

    So 5 projects of absolute f---ing gold, back to back years. That's got to be contender for the best run ever in the shortest timespan.
     
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    I disagree. Bad Husband is his best vocal performance imo
     
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    Interesting. Makes sense it’s on Shady XV then. Honestly, the song has never been anything special to me, but this era is definitely prime Eminem. Hooks and verses were always on point.

    Good on him for trying to hype up the group because with the momentum he had, a solo project at this time probably would have been his best.
     
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    It's definitely up there
    Also, yes.. very close call
     
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    Everything on DN was his best performance ever imo
     
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    This. His American Psycho verse itself is one of the greatest Acid Rap on-wax performances from any artist to spar in that subsidized sonic realm, ever. It might have been the commercial nail to that subgenre of Rap/Hip-Hop's proverbial coffin.
     
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    Such a shame the other guys ruin almost every song.

    Girls >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
     
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    p---- Like Me is the best song on Devils Night. Swift went off on that joint.
     
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  11. Mikey
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    Yeah he has great energy on this song.
    One of his best. Should have been a solo Eminem song would have been a big hit.
     
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    Whatabout Revelation? That verse is peak
     
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    His best vers imo at least top 3
     
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    couldve been another drug ballad if solo
     
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    7 you for got to put D12 world, and encore
     
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    Such a classic song and album...Em in his prime...see the influence and the drop off between ... Devils Night vs D12World

    Em involvement upped his team so much....without him d12 members would have stayed local and unknown...EM definitely LeBron on the Cavs...

    im going to download devils night right now...still got that cd lol
     
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  17. fezzer
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    How the f--- can he acknowledge this and still put out s--- after s--- album?
     
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    Lmfao.
     
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    'D12 World' is quite good, 'Encore' isn't... neither deserve to be mentioned in that run fam. The run ends at 8 Mile. Or, arguably 'Cheers', which Em was all over and put together so much, it's basically half his frickin' project.

    If he drops another great album this or next year... that'll be 2nd top-tier (not as good but still great) run from Kamikaze to MTBMB to whatever's next too - three great back-to-back albums.

    Some may even consider Relapse, Recovery, 'h--- & MMLP2 to be a run too. Lot of flaws on Recovery & MMLP2 in particular, but still a TON of amazing songs and raps throughout.
     
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    Nope
     
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