Royce Da 5’9” Talks Eminem Vs. Nick Cannon & Drugs In Hip-Hop | For The Record

  • Published on Dec 13, 2019
  • After a relatively quiet year following his 2018 critically-acclaimed album, 'Book of Ryan,' Royce da 5'9'' has confirmed he has an album on the way. He stopped by 'For The Record' to discuss his upcoming 2020 project, 'The Allegory,' with Genius' Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman. The Detroit MC also weighed in on the newly-reignited beef between his close collaborator Eminem and Nick Cannon and opened up about the pervasiveness of drugs in hip-hop.
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  • Don Maya
    Don Maya 17 hours ago

    12:08 I remember that shit, the song is ‘’The Imperial’’ for y’all who don’t know.

  • Kurt Anderson
    Kurt Anderson 4 days ago

    This interview did a great job. He had good questions, he knew the artist, he was engaging and consistent. The set needs new chairs though. Royce looks the most uncomfortable and the interviewer looks like he needs a pregnancy donut.

  • 3ver 4fter
    3ver 4fter 4 days ago

    Hi guys, from France. Discovering your channel. Great vibes, great spirit ! Thanx for that great discussion.

  • Garrett Lh
    Garrett Lh 5 days ago

    it's 2020 and my favorite Royce Da 5’9” & Eminem Song is Scary Movie from 1999

  • Old school Hip hop
    Old school Hip hop 5 days ago

    Talks about Eminem by 24:20
    Thank me later 👐🏼

  • Jos Kuki
    Jos Kuki 5 days ago +1

    Who elsh here seeing Eminem on the headline....
    Left 👍below

  • Dhruba Jyoti Saikia
    Dhruba Jyoti Saikia 5 days ago

    Royce feels like a deep thinker, who doesn't care about fame and all, and content with whatever he's got!

  • Deneuve Bandoo
    Deneuve Bandoo 6 days ago

    My guy Royce dressed like Tyrone Biggums

  • Mario Aguilar
    Mario Aguilar 6 days ago

    Anyone know where he got that jacket from? What brand?

  • Marcin Jechorek
    Marcin Jechorek 6 days ago


  • Danielle correia
    Danielle correia 7 days ago

    End at 33:33 google meaning of 3333 coincidence I think not good meaning

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    Royce is # 2 in my top 5
    Em is # 1

  • Rex Immortal
    Rex Immortal 7 days ago

    Watch Royce´s happy tippy taps after this compliment 1:07 haha

  • avilesallan
    avilesallan 8 days ago

    best rapper breathing is actually a higher compliment then including the dead cause everytime a rapper passes away about 80% are considered the best of all time so theres alot more rappers alive then dead on top of that

  • OBITO Uchiiha
    OBITO Uchiiha 8 days ago +1

    Royce has a wisdom of a 90 yo

  • Jordan Woodhouse
    Jordan Woodhouse 9 days ago

    He really is one of the best a true lyricist

  • YungEnuf OGeeH
    YungEnuf OGeeH 10 days ago

    Is Litt B!!

  • Moody Rabbit Rabbit
    Moody Rabbit Rabbit 10 days ago

    Got here through click bait... here for beef but got juice

  • Anthony L
    Anthony L 12 days ago +1

    DvE 313

  • RocketFella armani
    RocketFella armani 14 days ago

    Eminem is a beast.

  • Gugule2 Gugu88
    Gugule2 Gugu88 16 days ago

    Still bumping Book of Ryan out here in South Africa. Royce is one of the best to do it.

  • Andromeda_0010110001
    Andromeda_0010110001 16 days ago

    There’s no need to bring up Em bro, focus on what Royce is doing.

  • Jesse Cleland
    Jesse Cleland 17 days ago +1

    Can't wait for the album!!!!!!

  • Nick Cannons Balls
    Nick Cannons Balls 20 days ago

    Royce is easily a top 10 emcee

  • Pratish Vishwasrao
    Pratish Vishwasrao 22 days ago

    how much do they pay u in Genius to this 🤔

  • Bryce Clemons
    Bryce Clemons 22 days ago

    “Malcolm X” is the only ☝🏽 2 body Em. Peace ✌🏽 Nickel-Nine!!!

  • Keith Bondar
    Keith Bondar 22 days ago

    I would of loved to hear 59 with big proof on a track. RIP proof!

  • Jon Blatz
    Jon Blatz 23 days ago


  • Corinne Barca
    Corinne Barca 23 days ago

    I feel like this guy is "my friend"

  • CHURCH da don
    CHURCH da don 23 days ago

    Us Detroit don't care about rap, like other places do. We just feel it & speak our mind, am just happy we not murder mitten, weed legal, and am a or was a drunk, pill popping, f-ing hoes, then you grow up, but remain the same. 313 stand up

  • Christopher Perritt
    Christopher Perritt 23 days ago

    Not going to lie, thought that was Chico Bean lol.

  • kid_a_2000
    kid_a_2000 24 days ago

    Shame that you choose to disrespect your favorite rapper by reducing him to a click bait update on em and nick’s beef. It’s jus da truf, nahmeen.

  • Pratik Gangurde
    Pratik Gangurde 24 days ago

    that's not even a beef its chicken

  • Austin Turpen
    Austin Turpen 25 days ago

    There will always be that “ lil black kid” cause Apparently there arnt lil white kids living in the ghetto dealing with the same shit. This Shits annoying af. The median is a joke. Besides that great interview.

  • TomCollierBlog Nation
    TomCollierBlog Nation 25 days ago

    The GOAT

  • Eatingricebubblz
    Eatingricebubblz 25 days ago +1

    When I see a video like this, I go straight to the comments to look for the hero who tells me where to skip to

    • Eatingricebubblz
      Eatingricebubblz 20 days ago

      Cloud Strife I’m not getting click baited into watching an entire interview

    • Cloud Strife
      Cloud Strife 22 days ago

      Eatingricebubblz hes right above you. Also shame on you to ignore other artists you’re missing out

  • ben pilato
    ben pilato 25 days ago

    Please do a bad meets evil 2

  • John Doe
    John Doe 26 days ago

    is he actually 5'9"

  • Das Lo
    Das Lo 26 days ago

  • Cipher
    Cipher 26 days ago

    Wooo! Keep it up!

  • Solar Panel
    Solar Panel 26 days ago

    why royce lookin sickly tho lol dude used to look way healthier imo

    • Solar Panel
      Solar Panel 24 days ago

      @rules316early I find it odd that all these celebs age differently than average ppl I see in my community. They age worse which is the opposite of what one would assume. It's none of my business I just know there's some sick shit going on in hollywood/music industry.. I feel bad for them.

    • rules316early
      rules316early 24 days ago

      It’s called.. wait for it ... aging

  • Justin Furr
    Justin Furr 26 days ago

    Salute to roy59

  • Andy Mc
    Andy Mc 27 days ago

    Yall are rockstars I'm the oppostie I could just throw a rock and hit a star for the fuck off it💪

  • Collin C. Clarke
    Collin C. Clarke 27 days ago

    Fuckkkkkk y'all click baitingggg to get views

  • Sev Dot
    Sev Dot 28 days ago

    No one I know we never even heard of this Wack ass nigga

  • Red Rocket
    Red Rocket 29 days ago

    Royce top 3!!

  • Jevon Burke
    Jevon Burke 29 days ago +2

    Royce is no joke on that mic..definite Goat

  • Jon Shey
    Jon Shey Month ago

    5’9 always been fire him em jigga nas pac and big and mobb

  • Everybody Hates
    Everybody Hates Month ago


  • Snoops Girl
    Snoops Girl Month ago

    Intelligence is so attractive. Royce is an amazingly beautiful man.

  • EaST CoAsT MaCHete
    EaST CoAsT MaCHete Month ago

    Royce da 5'9" is a emcee wish we had more that these days.

  • Paul Grimes
    Paul Grimes Month ago

    I love Royce's music, but I'll be honest, until this interview, I was ignorant to how intelligent he is. I've been a fan, now a fanatic!

  • B. sinanaj
    B. sinanaj Month ago

    The minute this guy said jay is the goat , I turned this shit off..

  • Bradley Robertson
    Bradley Robertson Month ago +7

    "when you put Eminem in the headlines, you get clicks"... takes own advice.

  • Pap Smear
    Pap Smear Month ago

    Royce is one of the dopest to ever do it.

  • Pap Smear
    Pap Smear Month ago

    Nick is such a little racist bitch

  • Will Murphy
    Will Murphy Month ago +1

    nick better shut up so that we can get another bad meets evil

  • Osiris Osiris
    Osiris Osiris Month ago

    i lost both my parents by time i was three. i was born in greece and than moved to poland than when i was 11 moved to san diego by adoption. I got locked up as a teen with a felony being an immigrant my adopted family gave up on me by 16, than you can imagine how street shit works. I always educated myself and found love by being a child of the universe but Royce you always been here with bars to aid a young man than lately when u dropped the book of ryan that shit made me shed some real tears and that shit came with a realization...MUCH LOVE BROTHER!

  • Osiris Osiris
    Osiris Osiris Month ago

    royce no doubt top 10 dead or alive

  • Andrew Gonzalez
    Andrew Gonzalez Month ago

    Royce is definitely 6...👊🏻👍🏻😎