August 3rd, 2017

Eminem Is Producing A Movie About Battle Rap: See The Intense Trailer

Posted on 03 Aug 2017 at 7:51am

Fifteen years after Eminem’s rap-battling roots were depicted in 8 Mile, he’s signed on for yet another hip-hop flick.

This time, the Detroit MC is sitting in the producer’s chair for Bodied, an upcoming satirical movie about the art of battle rap. The film is directed by Joseph Kahn, who’s helmed music videos for all of your fave artists, including Taylor Swift, Dr. Dre, Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, and even Eminem himself. Kahn developed the script with former rap battle champion Alex “Kid Twist” Larsen.

Based on the trailer, Bodied focuses on race relations in hip-hop through the lens of a white 20-something who…

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