GET YOUR PARTY ON: This summer's coolest party and music gig website with all the hottest local entertainment news!

VOTE AND WIN: You could win an iPad Mini by voting for your favourite local celeb in the Channel24 Awards!

Bruno Mars beat Eminem in rap battle

2011-09-09 17:02
 
Los Angeles - Bruno Mars has joked his collaboration with Eminem came about after he beat "Slim Shady" in a rap battle.

Mars teamed up with the rapper and Royce da 5'9" - who, as a duo, go by the name Bad Meets Evil - on the track Lighters and claims the track came after he challenged the Detroit musician's lyrical ability.

Speaking about Lighters, he quipped to MTV: "It was a freestyle battle. I said, 'Yo, Em, if I beat you, you're gonna have to do a song with me!' I shut him down right then and there."

Along with working with the Lose Yourself singer, Bruno is also excited about his next solo track, which he has recently recorded and is "extremely proud of".

He said: "I'm definitely thinking about what's next. I've got a song that I just wrote that I'm extremely proud of and I worked really hard on, and it's gonna come out soon.

"But this is just the very beginning and there's a lot more to come."

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    bruno mars  |  music
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

The family of Marvin Gaye has won a round in a court battle over allegations that last year's hit song Blurred Lines ripped off the late Motown legend's work. Read More »

Michael Jackson's Thriller has been revealed as the scariest song of all time. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.