For several years, Lord Jamar (of the group Brand Nubian) has developed a reputation for not liking Eminem at all. In a recent interview, Lord Jamar explained why he doesn't like Eminem. "My thing about Eminem and all that, and I hate bringing his fucking name up — my thing about this mothafucka is you can’t crown somebody king and circumvent the true kingdom," he said.
"Like white people will crown Eminem king because he sold the most records out of all rappers," he continued. "But, when we go into everyday life of black people, people who are the originators of this shit, we don’t fucking listen to Eminem. We don’t listen to Eminem." "Can he put words together? Yes but that’s not all that hip-hop is. Who gives a fuck if the content is shit? Who gives a fuck how good he can put cat, rat, bat, hat together? If you’re talking about smacking your mother and taking pharmaceutical pills and the shit that doesn’t resonate with me, why do I care how good you can rap?” His point of view makes sense, but there is no denying Eminem's skill. The content a rapper speaks about though is what people listen to music for. Things that make you say......Hmmmm