Another clip from the Nick Cannon interview with VladTV has been released where Cannon talks about capitalizing on the beef with Eminem.
For Cannon, his beef with Eminem is viewed from two different time periods. In 2009 Eminem lyrical attacks in the song ‘Bagpipes From Baghdad‘, took aim at Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.
“Mariah, what’s ever happened to us, why did we have to break up? All I asked for was a glass of punch / You see, I never really ask for much / I can’t imagine what’s going through your mind after such / A nasty breakup with that Latin hunk / Luis Miguel, Nick Cannon better back the f*** up / I’m not playin’, I want to bag ya punk,” rapped Eminem.
For Cannon it was more than just Hip Hop for Cannon. “I was angry. I was upset. I wanted to whoop his ass,” Cannon tells DJ Vlad.
Fast forward to now, and Cannon understands the nature of the beast. “2019, I’m more level headed. I’m more educated, and I’m more calculated. I have a brand new morning radio show that’s doing very well. I have a great Hip Hop battle rap television show that’s doing very well,” explains Nick Cannon.
At this point for Cannon, what better way then to turn a negative into a positive. Part of capitalizing on the beef is utilizing all the avenues that Cannon is involved in. Such as his morning show on Power 106 “Nick Cannon Mornings“.
“So the first thing I did I talked about it on my morning radio show on Power 106. Views, boom, YouTube. I’m like, I’m liking this.”
It wouldn’t stop there for Cannon, as he look to ensure his hit show ‘Wild N Out‘ would also get the rub from the beef. “Let’s have some fun cause we know all eyes are gonna be on Wild N Out, let’s lure him in,” says Cannon.
Despite challenging Eminem on ‘Wild N Out’, and ‘Em being know for his early battle rap career, slim Shady wouldn’t budge.
Nick Cannon would also drop not one but two diss songs aimed at Eminem. All part of Cannon’s calculation. “Let’s use this. I got a record label with artists that are signed. Ya’ll can get some attention,” explained Cannon.
Regardless of it all, Cannon claims he was not bothered by the current beef with Eminem. “He can play around, and he can joke, and we can do ti for Hip Hop. It’s wrestling. It’s WWE. At the end of the day I’m not fazed by none of this s***. I’m happy to engage, and to interact. There’s always gotta be a bad guy in wrestling, and there’s always gotta be favorite,” says Nick Cannon. “I’m just happy that you’re showing up to my match. That’s how I viewed the entire thing. I got way more fans, made a whole lot of money. Let’s get to it. This is fun.”