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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  • Marcin Jechorek
    Marcin Jechorek 2 hours ago


  • Danielle correia
    Danielle correia 15 hours ago

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

  • Opinions On Popular Topics With Ken Pahana

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

  • Rex Immortal
    Rex Immortal 18 hours ago

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

  • avilesallan
    avilesallan Day 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 Day ago +1

    Royce has a wisdom of a 90 yo

  • Jordan Woodhouse
    Jordan Woodhouse 3 days ago

    He really is one of the best a true lyricist

  • YungEnuf OGeeH
    YungEnuf OGeeH 3 days ago

    Is Litt B!!

  • Moody Rabbit Rabbit
    Moody Rabbit Rabbit 4 days ago

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

  • Anthony L
    Anthony L 6 days ago +1

    DvE 313

  • RocketFella armani
    RocketFella armani 8 days ago

    Eminem is a beast.

  • Gugule2 Gugu88
    Gugule2 Gugu88 10 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 10 days ago

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

  • Jesse Cleland
    Jesse Cleland 10 days ago +1

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

  • Nick Cannons Balls
    Nick Cannons Balls 14 days ago

    Royce is easily a top 10 emcee

  • Pratish Vishwasrao
    Pratish Vishwasrao 15 days ago

    how much do they pay u in Genius to this 🤔

  • Bryce Clemons
    Bryce Clemons 15 days ago

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

  • Keith Bondar
    Keith Bondar 16 days ago

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

  • Jon Blatz
    Jon Blatz 16 days ago


  • Corinne Barca
    Corinne Barca 16 days ago

    I feel like this guy is "my friend"

  • CHURCH da don
    CHURCH da don 16 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 17 days ago

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

  • kid_a_2000
    kid_a_2000 17 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 17 days ago

    that's not even a beef its chicken

  • Austin Turpen
    Austin Turpen 18 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 18 days ago

    The GOAT

  • Eatingricebubblz
    Eatingricebubblz 19 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 13 days ago

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

    • Cloud Strife
      Cloud Strife 16 days ago

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

  • ben pilato
    ben pilato 19 days ago

    Please do a bad meets evil 2

  • John Doe
    John Doe 19 days ago

    is he actually 5'9"

  • Das Lo
    Das Lo 19 days ago

  • Cipher
    Cipher 19 days ago

    Wooo! Keep it up!

  • Solar Panel
    Solar Panel 19 days ago

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

    • Solar Panel
      Solar Panel 18 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 18 days ago

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

  • Justin Furr
    Justin Furr 19 days ago

    Salute to roy59

  • Andy Mc
    Andy Mc 20 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 20 days ago

    Fuckkkkkk y'all click baitingggg to get views

  • Sev Dot
    Sev Dot 22 days ago

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

  • Red Rocket
    Red Rocket 22 days ago

    Royce top 3!!

  • Jevon Burke
    Jevon Burke 22 days ago +2

    Royce is no joke on that mic..definite Goat

  • Jon Shey
    Jon Shey 23 days ago

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

  • Everybody Hates
    Everybody Hates 23 days ago


  • Snoops Girl
    Snoops Girl 25 days ago

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

  • EaST CoAsT MaCHete
    EaST CoAsT MaCHete 25 days ago

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

  • Paul Grimes
    Paul Grimes 25 days 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 25 days ago

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

  • Bradley Robertson
    Bradley Robertson 25 days ago +7

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

  • Pap Smear
    Pap Smear 25 days ago

    Royce is one of the dopest to ever do it.

  • Pap Smear
    Pap Smear 25 days ago

    Nick is such a little racist bitch

  • Will Murphy
    Will Murphy 25 days ago +1

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

  • Osiris Osiris
    Osiris Osiris 26 days 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 26 days ago

    royce no doubt top 10 dead or alive

  • Andrew Gonzalez
    Andrew Gonzalez 26 days ago

    Royce is definitely 6...👊🏻👍🏻😎

  • hanpeter25252500
    hanpeter25252500 26 days ago

    السـلام عليــكم محتاجــه110 مـشــترك علـشان اكمـــل الشروـــط والله مــصدر رزق ليا محــدش يتجاهل تعليقـــي الوتساب الخاص بي 00212620570789

  • DerekMusic57
    DerekMusic57 26 days ago

    Dope interview I'm locked in

  • Dro KillaKush
    Dro KillaKush 26 days ago

    Good interview.

  • Seth Duarte
    Seth Duarte 26 days ago

    This is what happens when bad meets evil

  • matthiace feliciano
    matthiace feliciano 26 days ago

    Best rapper in alaska

  • COK Til You Drop
    COK Til You Drop 26 days ago

    this is 33:33 long if Royce and em get together it goes to 6666 😂

  • Jason Blackson
    Jason Blackson 26 days ago

    Royce Brought up Em's name. I don't think this is interview so bad in that regard.

  • Leon Coombes
    Leon Coombes 27 days ago +1

    We need a sequel to bad meets evil: the sequel! Make it happen royce! Em and royce both *legends*

  • Chris Romero
    Chris Romero 27 days ago +1

    I see the comments. But if you ask me about a legend,imma be happy...SHIT...don't dig to deep,but ask the SHIT out me about eminem.....wen you in the same corner as em,,,,,,,,,SHIT, best believe im going to confirm.....
    My friends; you know slim????
    Me;: hell yes,hes my homie!!!!!
    Shout out to Royce and em.....keep killing it man...