Leaks don't just hurt artists' album sales and make record execs cry -- according to Eminem, the premature release of unfinished music is killing his creativity. Killing it!
In a new Complex story where Em and Royce da 5'9" break down the making of their new Bad Meets Evil album, Hell: The Sequel, Em talked about his five-day work week (he takes the weekends off), his process ("I just kind of go where the pen takes me"), and how Bruno Mars wound up on "Lighters" ("Bruno's voice is crazy. ... [He's] got so much appeal because of the way he sings and the way he delivers"). During a discussion of "Take From Me," producer Mr. Porter explained the song was partially about leakers, and how much it sucks when Em and Co. "have to sit and read [online] comments on how bad the song is" after something unfinished unexpectedly makes its way to the masses.
This kicked off the following expletive-laden (sorry!) Slim Shady monologue:
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