WATCH: This South African couple got engaged at an Adele concert in Spain and we’re freaking out!

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in South Africa for an international multi-sporting event named after him

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."

Read more on:    bruno mars  |  music

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
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Recent News

Louis Tomlinson performed at soccer star Jamie Vardy's wedding after being tipped to star in a movie about the sportman's life. Read More »

Police say they've arrested a rapper in connection with a deadly shooting at a New York City hip-hop concert. Read More »

inside channel 24

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