Slim Shady says rapping about mental health is therapeutic
Eminem’s artist Westside Boogie recently dropped his new album, More Black Superheroes, with guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Soulja Boy, Shelley (f.k.a. DRAM), Smino, Teezo Touchdown, Kalan.FrFr, and Mamii.
To promote the project, Em recently joined Boogie on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning interview. During the discussion, the Detroit legend talked about how addressing mental health in rap is therapeutic. “Well, I think that’s, that’s one of the great things about rap music is that, you know, you could put so much of your life in it. I was just trying to figure out how to expand on that and I kinda got lost.”
He added, “It’s therapeutic and it’s, you know, that’s how it’s always been for me. But with this album, with this new Boogie album, the, the title, everything is fucking, everything’s great. And it’s like, you know, watching him, watching him just keep getting better and better and better is incredible too. And he’s got so much of his life weaved in this album. You know what I’m saying? Like, I think that it’s like, it’s therapeutic.”