Eminem, Royce Da 5'9" to Release 'Bad Meets Evil' EP

Nigel Parry

Detroit rappers and former collaborators, Eminem and Royce da 5'9", will release their second collaborative EP, "Bad Meets Evil," this summer, June 14.

Royce hinted on collaborating with Em' last month (March 2011) when Yelawolf signed to Shady Records, "eventually we'll get together in a central location and just vibe together with [Eminem] in the studio."

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Eminem and Royce dropped their first project as Bad Meets Evil (Royce as Bad and Eminem as Evil) titled, "Nuttin' to Do" in 1999. More than ten years later, after pursuing solo careers, the two have reconnected.

The EP, title yet to be announced, will be released under Shady/Interscope Records and include production by Mobb Deep's Havoc, DJ Khalil, Bangladesh and (mostly), D-12's Mr. Porter.

Eminem is a finalist in 16 award categories for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, including Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Artist, Top Male Artist and Top Rap Artist.

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