Eminem opens up about his addictions with Juice WRLD on the hit “Lace It”

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Eminem opens up like never before in a verse on the posthumous track “Lace It”, by rapper Juice WRLD.

Taking drugs is a major subject in the star system, particularly in the United States. Some rappers happily promote it, selling a lifestyle outside of norms and laws, but the reality is much more tragic. Coolio, Mac Miller, Lil Peep, Gangsta Boo and Juice WRLD are rappers whose drug use was fatal.

Two posthumous Juice WRLD albums were released in 2020 and 2021, and a new track has just been released featuring the legend Eminem. In this title, the rapper, recently in concert on the game Fortnite, opened up about his own drug addiction.

With the fast flow that we know him, the Detroit rapper warns “ without lecturing » young people on the slippery slope that psychotropic substances represent. The author of “Lose Yourself” evokes the “ vicious circle » which he fell into while thinking he was having fun with drugs.

He also lists the substances that made his life hell, as well as the tragic consequences of their uses.

The “Godzilla” singer took advantage of this verse to pay tribute to many artists who have fallen victim to addiction. Gangsta Boo, Lil Peep and especially Juice WRLD with whom he is the guest on the track: “ Juice we will all miss you “.

On a more positive note, the rapper does not forget to talk about how lucky he was to escape, having come close to a fatal overdose in 2007.


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