Nick Cannon On Rap War With Eminem And 50 Cent: ‘It Might Have Gotten A Little Too Intense For Them’

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Nick Cannon On Rap War With Eminem And 50 Cent: ‘It Might Have Gotten A Little Too Intense For Them’

The three men have been embroiled in a petty, mostly online, beef for the last few months.

Published March 6th

Written by Danielle Ransom

Most recently, Nick Cannon was on 99 Jamz’s Afternoon Get Down where the media mogul gave a status update on his rap war with Eminem and 50 Cent. Speaking to the hosts, Cannon said he didn’t know where the other two men stand on the situation.

  1. “I feel like, at this point, we had a lot of fun with it during the last season of Wild ‘n Out, and we get back to it — you know, the jokes ain’t ever gonna stop,” Cannon supplied. “I didn’t start it, he came at me.”

     I just swing heavy.” 

    That last bit is a reference to when Em dissed Cannon on Fat Joe’s 2019 track, “Lord Above,” where he referenced Cannon’s marriage to Mariah Carey. In the lyrics in question, Em raps, “I know me and Mariah didn’t end on a high note / But that other dude’s whipped, that p***y got him neutered. Tried to tell him this chick’s a nut job before he got his jewels clipped.”

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  2. During the interview, Cannon also touched on how everyone was advising him to not go after the Shady Records honcho. 

    “Everybody was saying, ‘You better not say nothing,’ and I’m like, ‘Why not, nobody’s scared of him,’ Cannon said. “Even with 50, ain’t nobody scared of 50 either. I’m like, ‘Let’s go!’ I match energy.”

    He added that, “it might have gotten a little too intense for them. But [Eminem is] still welcome to come on my show whenever he wants to get down.”

  3. Cannon also shared that he’s been trying to get Fifty to come on Wild ‘n Out.

    “We keep telling him to pull up. He’s the king of jokes, king of being petty…” he said. “I love what 50 is doing. In a real way, all respect. Yo, he jumped into the television game in a real way ... When I see another black man getting like that, we put all the jokes and the hip-hop stuff aside, man. I salute him 100 percent with that.”

    However, it’s unlikely Mr. Jackson will accept his invitation. He was just on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club in February where he described Cannon as “legendary corny” and shared that he has no intentions of responding to him. 

    Watch a clip of Nick Cannon’s interview on 99 Jamz’s Afternoon Get Down


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