Contact Us

Eminem – ‘Love Game’ Feat. Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar and Eminem
Getty Images – Theo Wargo/Frederick M. Brown

Judging by social media chatter and IM buddies messaging us like “Yo, you got that?” it’s safe to say that Eminem’s upcoming ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2′ has leaked unfortunately. And now thanks to ravenous bloggers Eminem’s collab with Kendrick Lamar ‘Love Game’ is now available for your streaming pleasure.

Eminem is the greatest technical rapper of all time! Now with that oft-repeated declaration out of the way we can be honest with ourselves and say that the songs we’ve heard from ‘MMLP2′ have been, well, underwhelming. We’ve seen him attempt ‘Lose Yourself’ level anthemics on ‘Survival’, he tried to bring it back to the old school on ‘Berzerk’ and with ‘Rap God’ he hoped to prove that he hadn’t lost a lyrical step. While his diehards clamor for whatever he offers up his more discerning fans have been left wanting and disappointed by ideas that looked good on paper (Rick Rubin production for instance), that don’t live up to their potential when we press play. Judging by reactions online ‘Love Game’ is yet another case of this and shockingly an example of Em getting bodied on his own s–t. (!)

The song is ostensibly about women of ill repute that Em and Kendrick can’t shake. Em gives us humorous anecdotes about his lady’s triflin’ ways and their dysfunctional, mutually abusive, relationship as only he could. We get humorous exaggerations combined with blue jokes all seamlessly woven together by Em’s intricate flow. Sounds great right? Well, if you can get past the slipshod beat and the weak hook Em’s approach is fine — up until Kendrick comes through to beat him at his own game talking about the infamous “Sherane” with more clever bars and better delivery. Em redeems himself somewhat in his second verse but by then the damage is already done. Are we witnessing a changing of the guard? The magic 8 ball says: “All signs point to yes.”

Listen to Eminem’s ‘Love Game’ featuring Kendrick Lamar

More from KISS FM

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://bozemanskissfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 96.7 KISS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 96.7 KISS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!