Eminem says his Oscars performance was nearly ruined by technical error - EpicNews

Eminem has revealed his surprise performance at the Oscars was virtually ruined by free microphone tools.

The rapper shocked viewers by performing ‘Lose Yourself’ throughout February’s ceremony, some 17 years after it featured within the movie 8 Mile and gained the award for Best Original Song.

Despite receiving a heat response from the viewers in Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, Eminem says that he refuses to look at the performance as a result of it was virtually ruined by the technical hiccup.


Appearing on Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin’ podcast, Eminem mentioned: “When I went out there everything was cool. I go through the first verse and they had the mic pack that you wear to clip on your belt and your in-ears so you can hear the sound. And I’m rapping and all of a sudden I see between my legs the motherfucking pack’s swinging.”

Eminem mentioned he spent nearly all of the performance trying to seize the mic pack earlier than lastly securing it and putting it in his pocket.

He mentioned: “By that time the song is over and I’m like man, what the fuck. We rehearsed for that shit, I know the words to Lose Yourself, but we rehearsed that shit extra, extra, extra just so we didn’t fuck that up and that was the one thing we didn’t plan for and of course it went wrong.”

The rapper added: “I ain’t watched it. I got creeped out, I don’t want to see this shit, I’ll just get angry.”

Yesterday, Eminem revealed the winner of his #GodzillaChallenge, after he called on social media followers to take part in the social media contest.


On ‘Godzilla’, taken from newest album ‘Music To Be Murdered By‘, Eminem raps a staggering 224 phrases in simply 31 seconds of the ultimate verse, as Genius reviews.

Lat month, Em’s followers have been subsequently invited to take up the rapid-fire problem – prompting an enormous variety of spectacular efforts from followers

Earlier this week, Eminem was additionally pressured to disclaim that he’s releasing a new album called ‘Marshall Law’ because of an internet mixup amid the coronavirus disaster.