Eminem is a pretty big deal down at Interscope Records... oh, but have you met his labelmate Lady Gaga, who just sold 1.1 million albums in a week? Riiiiight.
Maybe Slim Shady is a little jealous of all the attention Lady Gaga's getting. Maybe he just doesn't like her (he didn't do a very good job of hiding his stank face while handing her the Best New Artist trophy at MTV's Video Music Awards in 2009). Maybe he remembered there's a really easy way to get his name in the news: dissing a pop star! Because that's what he does just past the three-minute mark of "Kiss," his latest track with Royce Da 5'9", which leaked this weekend. It's a little too NSFW for The Amp, but you can hear it on YouTube. Lame Gaga punch line aside, it's a pretty cool track -- a skitter-step beat that both MCs ride with insane speed, but lots of fury.
"Tell Lady Gaga she can quit her job at the post office/She's still a male lady," Eminem rhymes. Oh great! A joke about Lady Gaga's nonexistent man-parts, which was not even funny when that rumor was popular two years ago. Eminem loves himself a pop star diss -- remember, he's taken jabs at Jessica Simpson, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, the Backstreet Boys, and 'N Sync, to name a few. But then he's collaborated with Pink and Rihanna. And Bruno Mars. Can't really have it both ways, Em. And you can't really make albums at Interscope without ol' Lady Gaga paying the electric bills.
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