Eminem Delivers Heartfelt Performance of 'Walk on Water' at the 2017 MTV EMAs

To set the tone at the 2017 MTV EMAs, Eminem delivered his fiery single "Walk on Water" sans Beyonce. Over the piano-laden soundscape, Eminem, clad in a fitted black hoodie, ruminates about his fans' lofty expectations. 

"It's the curse of the standard/That the first of the Mathers discs set/Always in search of the verse that I haven't spit yet/Will this step just be another misstep," he raps in front of a snowy mountainous background. Despite Beyonce missing in action, Skylar Grey filled her shoes admirably, as she sang the hook and played the piano.

In addition to Grey, a phalanx of violinists helped anchored the heartfelt performance. For Em, his recent outing serves as the perfect warm-up for his Saturday Night Live performance, which is slated for Nov. 18. 

 

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