In a recent appearance on The Bootleg Kev podcast, Nick Cannon was confronted about his ongoing feud with Eminem and his collaboration with the Wild N Out Boys on a trio of diss tracks aimed squarely at the rap legend in 2019.
Cannon’s response was an interesting blend of admiration and self-assuredness. He expressed his delight in featuring the Wild N Out artists, recognizing the attention it brought to his own show.
Cannon boldly asserted that he emerged victorious in the battle against Eminem, citing his own active participation contrasted with Eminem’s conspicuous absence from the confrontation.
While acknowledging Eminem’s status as the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) in his eyes, Cannon made a surprising claim: he believes that Drake is a formidable contender who is poised to surpass Eminem.
According to Cannon, Drake’s prowess as a creator of infectious melodies surpasses that of most industry stalwarts. In a hypothetical scenario pitting bar for bar and lyrical prowess, Cannon unhesitatingly declared his allegiance to Drake over Eminem.
However, he was quick to laud Eminem as the undisputed monarch of flow and hailed him as one of the most captivating storytellers in the realm of hip-hop.
In a moment of candor, Cannon admitted that he may have crossed the line with his third diss track, introducing matters of race and even contemplating involving Benzino in his next record.
He attributed his excessive zeal and overexcitement to engaging in a battle against the GOAT, paralleling the misstep made by MGK. Nevertheless, Cannon emphasized that the entire spectacle was intended purely as a competitive sport, a calculated move to capture attention.
In a nutshell, Cannon staunchly maintains that he emerged triumphant in his clash with Eminem, all while retaining deep respect for Eminem’s extraordinary skills.
However, he firmly believes that Drake is the torchbearer poised to claim the pinnacle. Dive into the interview below to delve further into Nick Cannon’s intriguing musings on this matter.