Nick Cannon Challenges Eminem to $100,000 Battle
Nick Cannon and Eminem’s beef from a few years back, revolving around Shady’s diss of Cannon’s then wife, Mariah Carey, has since died down. But that doesn’t mean Nick doesn’t still want to try his hand at going toe-to-toe with Em on the rap tip. During a recent interview on famed UK interviewer Tim Westwood’s show, Cannon even said he is so confident in his skills he is willing to put up a six-figure bet – $100,000 to be exact.
Westwood brought up the topic of Nick and Em’s old spat which dates back to ’09. Carey came out with a song called “Obsessed” which seemed to takes shots at the Detroit rap God. Em clapped back with the diss “Warning Shot” and the beef was on. Cannon tried to stand up for his girl at every turn even offering to run Eminem’s fade in a boxing match.
The issue carried over into 2011 when Cannon sent shots aimed at Slim during an interview with CNN.
Five years later, Nick is still about that action, rap wise. “I’m still ready! I’m trying to find him. Where is he?” Cannon said. “We gonna be out in the States for the BET Awards. I’m holding a $100,000 battle — whoever wants it — but it has to be someone who can put up 100 grand … I done reached out to Tyga, he didn’t want it. I went to all Slaughterhouse. I did it like Mortal Kombat, I said I’ll take all of them out to get to the boss.”
Clearly not willing to jump on that bandwagon, Westwood responded “Nick, you’re the best fam. I don’t think you’d win against Eminem.”
Nick jokingly added, “At least tell him to show up to the match. I can’t win by default.”
Cannon later admitted “[Em’s] one of the best to ever do it.”
Nick might be better just giving that cash to charity.
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